University of Sydney, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
LECTURER IN PHILOSOPHY (THEORIES OF KNOWLEDGE, PHILOSOPHY OF LANGUAGE)
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DEPARTMENT OF PHILOSOPHY
SCHOOL OF PHILOSOPHICAL AND HISTORICAL INQUIRY
FACULTY OF ARTS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
REFERENCE NO. 2333/1013
- Work alongside internationally renowned experts in the field
- Excellent career development opportunities
- Full-time, continuing: $104K - $124K p.a. (including salary, leave loading and up to 17% super)
The University of Sydney is Australia's premier university with an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence, and employs over 7,300 permanent staff supporting over 50,000 students.
The University of Sydney’s Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences has a proud history and tradition of intellectual rigour. It offers one of the most comprehensive and diverse range of humanities and social science studies in the Asia Pacific, and a vibrant research and teaching environment.
The School of Philosophical and Historical Inquiry (SOPHI) is one of four schools in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, made up of the departments of Archaeology, Classics and Ancient History, Gender and Cultural Studies, History and Philosophy. The School brings together an exciting group of academics and students who participate in a wide array of undergraduate and postgraduate programs. It is home to some of the leading researchers and teachers in Australia and the world, as well as regularly hosting prominent visitors and international colloquia.
Philosophy at the University of Sydney has research strengths in philosophy of science, history of philosophy, philosophy of mind, philosophical logic, metaethics, ethics, decision theory, American pragmatism, feminist philosophy and metaphysics.
The School invites applications for the position of Lecturer (equivalent to a U.S. Assistant Professor) in theories of knowledge or philosophy of language. The successful applicant will possess a PhD in philosophy, be a skillful teacher and have demonstrated research expertise in one or both of the advertised areas through high-quality publications. The appointee will be responsible for teaching introductory units of study, as well as specialised higher-level courses, and supervising doctoral and other postgraduate research in the relevant specialist field.
The position is continuing, subject to the completion of a satisfactory probation period for new appointees. The expected commencement date is mid 2014.
Remuneration package Lecturer (Academic Level B): $104,644 to $124,263 (which includes a base salary $88,426 to $105,004 p.a., leave loading and up to 17% employer’s contribution to superannuation).
All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website. Visit sydney.edu.au/recruitment and search by the reference number 2333/1013 for more information and to apply.
CLOSING DATE: 2 December 2013 (11.30pm Sydney time)
The University is an equal opportunity employer committed to equity, diversity and social inclusion. Applications from equity target groups and women are encouraged. The University of Sydney has also established a scheme to increase the number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff employed across the institution. Applications from people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent are encouraged.
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