Associate Lecturer in Political Philosophy job at UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY

  • Full-time, 3-year term position, located at our Camperdown campus
  • Work alongside internationally renowned experts in the field
  • Base salary $78,143 – $105,305 + 17% retirement pension

About the Opportunity

The School of Philosophical and Historical Inquiry (SOPHI) is seeking to appoint an Associate Lecturer in Political Philosophy who has an exceptional research profile and demonstrated teaching excellence. This is a fixed-term position (mid-2022 – mid-2025) for associate lecturer (level A).

The successful candidate will be expected to pursue an active research program, produce high quality publications, participate in the research culture of the department, contribute to teaching at all levels, and undertake appropriate administrative roles and curriculum development. studies as needed. They will also be expected to contribute to outreach and engagement initiatives.

We are looking for an academic with expertise in political philosophy and the ability to teach in other areas of need in the program. These can include logic, ethics, critical thinking, and epistemology. The successful candidate will teach higher units such as PHIL2635 Contemporary Political Philosophy and PHIL2634 Democratic Theory and teach in the first year unit PHIL1013 Society, Self and Knowledge.

About you

We are seeking to appoint an Associate Lecturer in Political Philosophy who has:

  • a doctorate in philosophy
  • an active research program with significant potential for future publication in highly regarded peer-reviewed journals and presses
  • demonstrated excellence in teaching (including experience coordinating study units and the ability to teach introductory study units as well as higher level specialist courses) and the ability to supervise students advanced UG and specializations in specialty areas
  • community outreach and public engagement skills.

Closing date for applications

11:59 p.m., February 14, 2022

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Statement of support

To be considered for this position, please include a supporting statement that meets the following criteria:

  • a doctorate in philosophy
  • an active research program with significant potential for future publication in highly regarded peer-reviewed journals and presses
  • demonstrated excellence in teaching (including experience coordinating study units and the ability to teach introductory study units as well as higher level specialist courses) and the ability to supervise students advanced UG and specializations in specialty areas
  • community outreach and public engagement skills.

How to register

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