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Temporary Teaching Associate (cover for Tim B) - GV05022

Salary: £28,695 - £37,394 pa

The Faculty of Philosophy is seeking to appoint a temporary Teaching Associate in Philosophy from 1st October 2015. The limit of tenure is twenty-one months, ending on 30th June 2017. This covers the period resulting from Dr Tim Button’s award of a Philip Leverhulme Prize. The post is based in central Cambridge.

The vacancy presents an excellent opportunity particularly for an early career scholar to gain teaching experience and research support within a prestigious philosophy department. The Faculty has immediate teaching needs in logic and philosophy of mathematics. In particular, the successful candidate will be expected to do the majority of the Faculty’s first year logic lecturing.

Applicants must already either have a PhD in a relevant subject area or expect to have submitted their PhD by the Autumn of 2015.

The person appointed will be required to give 40 lectures per academic year, to supervise MPhil students, and to examine at both undergraduate and MPhil level. The successful applicant will also have the opportunity to participate in College teaching for additional remuneration.

Applications must be submitted by 10.00 hours GMT on Monday 19 January 2015, using the Faculty's online Job Applications system.

Click on the following links for:

-further particulars

-CHRIS 6 form

Applicants must upload a curriculum vitae (including a list of publications), a CHRIS 6 form (Parts I and III only), two samples of recent work (not exceeding 20,000 words in total), and a covering letter including details of the elements of the Faculty’s undergraduate syllabus which the applicant would be prepared to teach.

Using the Job Applications system, candidates need to submit automated requests to their two referees. References will need to be submitted using the Job Applications system by the application deadline. 

The application system also includes the option to submit a candidate’s whole dossier as a PDF (up to 8Mb).



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