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Lecturer in Philosophy
Oxford Road, Manchester

Job reference: HUM-016132

Location: Oxford Road, Manchester

Closing date (DD/MM/YYYY): 12/02/2021

Salary: £36,914 to £51,034 per annum (according to relevant experience)

Employment type: Permanent

Faculty/Organisation: Humanities

Division: Philosophy

Hours per week: 1 FTE

Contract Duration: Permanent

School / Directorate: School of Social Sciences

The Philosophy department sits within the School of Social Sciences and is a research-oriented department delivering excellent teaching to undergraduate and postgraduate students.  To further strengthen our research and teaching portfolio, in line with our strategic objectives, the department wishes to appoint a Lecturer in Philosophy.

We are seeking to complement the department with a new appointment with the potential to further enhance the quality of our future research in the area of engaged philosophy (construed as philosophy that engages with the major social, environmental, ethical, and religious issues of our time – for example, philosophy of race or gender – and has the potential for wider impact beyond academia). Such work may also contribute to our research excellence in history of analytic philosophy, metaphysics, philosophy of mind and/or language, and teaching duties will include lecturing and/or tutoring in one or more of the core areas of engaged philosophy at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

You should have experience of delivering research-informed teaching at an institution of higher learning or should be able to demonstrate the clear potential to do so.

Lecturer applicants must have, or be about to complete, a relevant PhD (or equivalent) and demonstrate the potential to produce high-quality publications and to provide excellent teaching.

As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of age, sex, gender (or gender identity), ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status.  All appointments will be made on merit.

Happy to talk flexible working.

Blended working arrangements may be considered

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Professor Graham Stevens, Head of Philosophy


General enquiries:


Technical support:


Tel: 0161 850 2004

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.

Please see the link below for the Further Particulars document which contains the person specification criteria.


The closing date for this job has now passed.