Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Philosophy



Job description

(Commencing 1 September 2019)

Temporary 4 year post

The successful candidate will work in Post-Kantian European Philosophy with specialization in Phenomenology. They will show a clear potential as a highly research active philosopher, will be enthusiastic and flexible in contributing to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, and will be keen to participate fully in the intellectual and academic activities of a lively and committed pluralist School which prizes collegiality very highly. The ability to deliver research-led teaching in Phenomenology at undergraduate and postgraduate levels is essential. The School also has teaching needs in aesthetics.

The successful candidate will have completed a PhD in a relevant subject area by the date of the appointment and will have proven teaching skills. The person appointed will be expected to contribute significantly to research and teaching in Post-Kantian European Philosophy, with a focus on Phenomenology, but also work closely with colleagues in the school from other areas of Philosophy.

95 Lecturer/Assistant Professor (above the bar) Salary Scale: €52,325 – €82,267 per annum

Appointment will be made on scale and in accordance with the Department of Finance guidelines

Closing Date: 17:00hrs (local Irish Time) on Monday, 19 November 2018

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 (Local Irish Time) on the specified closing date will be cancelled automatically by the system. UCD do not accept late applications.

How to apply

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

Note: Hours of work for academic staff are those as prescribed under Public Service Agreements. For further information please follow link below: www.ucd.ie/hr/t4cms/Academic%20Contract.pdf

UNIVERSITY COLLEGE DUBLIN (UCD) is one of Europe’s leading research-intensive universities where undergraduate education, postgraduate masters and PhD training, research, innovation and community engagement form a dynamic continuum of activity. The university was established in 1854 by John Henry Newman whose classic work The Idea of a University is one of the most enduring texts on the value of higher education and a source of inspiration for UCD’s current educational philosophy.