Type: Lecturer in World Philosophy
Institution: School of History, Religions and Philosophies, SOAS
University of London
Location: London (United Kingdom)
About the role
As Lecturer in World Philosophy, you will teach a variety of
compulsory courses on the BA World Philosophies such as Metaphysics
in Comparative Perspective, Introduction to Logic, Critical Reasoning
and Argumentation, Introduction to Epistemology, Reading and Writing
Philosophy. Comparative Ethics, Philosophy, Race, and Racism, and the
Margins of Philosophy.
Salary: £45,089 to £53,115 Per annum (Including London Allowance)
Hours: Full Time (35 hours per week)
Contract Type: Fixed Term – 1 Year
Location: Bloomsbury, London (home based currently due to COVID-19)
Your responsibilities will include:
- Teaching the equivalent of 2.5 full modules (75 credits) on the BA
World Philosophies programme.
- Contributing to the administrative work of the Department.
- Contributing to the research strength of the Department through
publication and grant applications.
You will need to demonstrate the following qualifications and skills:
- A PhD degree in Philosophy or adjacent disciplines.
- Expertise in the approaches of analytic and continental philosophy,
- Demonstrable commitment to decolonisation, and
- Knowledge of at least one non-Western philosophical tradition.
- Experience in and dedication to high-quality classroom teaching at
the BA level is essential, as are organisational and communication
We are SOAS University of London; the leading Higher Education
institution in Europe specialising in the study of Asia, Africa and
the Near and Middle East.
How to Apply
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Closing date: Wednesday, 15th September 2021
Completed applications must be received by 23:59 on the closing date
to be considered.
Interviews will provisionally be end of September / beginning of
October 2021 – TBC (via Video conferencing)
Please note that it will not be possible for SOAS to issue a
Certificate of Sponsorship for successful candidates. Successful
candidates will therefore need to be eligible to work in the UK or
have limited leave to remain in the UK and associated right to work
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