Teaching and Research Fellow in Philosophy, UCD Dublin (10 month temporary, from 1 Sept 2017)

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University College Dublin
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The School of Philosophy at University College Dublin seeks to appoint a temporary teaching and research fellow in Philosophy. The duration of the appointment is 10 months, beginning 1 September 2017 and ending 30 June 2018. The appointee will be expected to teach the following modules:

- A third-year module entitled ‘Critical Theory’ [Autumn]
- A third-year module entitled ‘Political Philosophy’ [Spring]
- Half a second-year module entitled ‘Ethics, law and the family’ [Spring]
- Possibly another half or full module in moral / political philosophy in the contemporary European philosophical tradition. [Spring]

The School seeks to appoint a scholar who has fully completed a PhD in Philosophy or Social / Political Theory, and who is actively engaged in research and publication. The teaching and research fellow is expected to participate actively in the academic life of the School, organising workshops and research seminars.

Important Note: As part of the application process, applicants are requested to submit a one-page syllabus for the module ‘Critical Theory’ and another one-page syllabus for the module ‘Political Philosophy’. NB. Both submissions should be submitted as one merged PDF file.

Fixed salary: €38,000 per annum.

** Prior to application, further information (including application procedure) should be obtained from the UCD Job Vacancies website: http://www.ucd.ie/hr/jobvacancies.

** Closing date: 17:00 hrs (Local Irish Time) on Wednesday 31st May 2017.

Applications must be submitted by the closing date and time specified. Any applications which are still in progress at the closing time of 17:00hrs on the specified closing date will be cancelled automatically by the system. UCD do not accept late applications

Hours of work for academic staff are those as prescribed under Public Service Agreements. For further information please access details at the following web address: http://www.ucd.ie/hr/t4cms/Academic%20Contract.pdf

Deadline for Applications: 
May 31, 2017
jim [dot] oshea [__at__] ucd [dot] ie
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