Lecturer in Philosophy, University of Waikato

  • 14 Jun 2019
  • 19 Jul 2019
  • University of Waikato

The Philosophy Programme in the School of Social Sciences at the University of Waikato in Hamilton, New Zealand seeks an early career lecturer. This is a full-time position (equivalent to US tenure-stream Assistant Professor). The areas of specialisation and competence are open but preference will be given to candidates whose areas include one of the following: metaphysics, epistemology, philosophy of language, logic, philosophy of mathematics, philosophy of mind (including cognitive science), philosophy of science, or philosophy of social science.

Minimum requirements for the position include a PhD in Philosophy or closely related field. The candidate should have a developing, high-quality programme of original research and relevant teaching experience. Familiarity with the processes of attracting external research funding and the ability to supervise masters and doctoral students is desirable.

The successful candidate will join an active, motivated team of academics who value a wide range of methodologies and approaches to the discipline. The programme has existing strengths in empirically-informed philosophy, such as experimental philosophy and applied ethics.

Applicants should complete the online application and upload a letter of application, CV, and writing sample to Vacancy number 390186 at https://www.waikato.ac.nz/vacancies/current-vacancies. the Salary range for Lecturers is NZ$75,514 to $90,946 per year, based on skills, qualifications and experience. The closing date is 19 July 2019 (NZ time).

Enquiries of an academic nature should be directed to Professor Bruce Curtis, Head of the School of Social Sciences, email bcurtis@waikato.ac.nz

For more information about the Philosophy Programme at the University of Waikato, please visit: https://www.waikato.ac.nz/fass/about/social-sciences/philosophy and for more information about the academic staff of the Philosophy Programme, please visit: https://www.waikato.ac.nz/fass/about/social-sciences/philosophy/staff-contacts.

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