Lecturer in Philosophy - full-time, 2yr fixed-term

Job No.: 593749

Location: Clayton campus

Employment Type: Full-time

Duration: 2 year fixed term appointment 

Remuneration: $97,203 - $115,429 pa Level B (plus 17% employer superannuation)

  • Be inspired, every day

  • Drive your own learning at one of the world’s top 80 universities

  • Take your career in exciting, rewarding directions

Everyone needs a platform to launch a satisfying career. At Monash, we give you the space and support to take your career in all kinds of exciting new directions. You’ll have access to quality research infrastructure and learning facilities, as well as opportunities to collaborate internationally. We’re a university full of energetic and enthusiastic minds, driven to challenge what’s expected, expand what we know, and learn from other inspiring, empowering thinkers.

The Opportunity

The School of Philosophy wants to equip its students to discuss difficult, profound and Important questions about the world, other people and ourselves. We are currently recruiting for a Lecturer to join our team, to continue our works of excellence across this area.

The successful applicant will contribute to teaching, research, and graduate supervision in the Philosophy Department. The area of research specialisation is Philosophy of Mind, and Metaphysics/Epistemology more broadly. The successful candidate will teach in Critical Thinking, Philosophy of Mind, and Introduction to Philosophy, and experience in these areas will be favourably considered.

The successful candidate will likely have a strong record of accomplishment or potential for high-quality research in philosophy of mind and cognition, and will be contributing to the research activities in the department. The candidate may also contribute to administrative service, commensurate with expertise and experience, within the Department and/or School.

This role is a full-time position; however, flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.

The successful applicant will start in July 2019 or January 2020. 

At Monash University, we are committed to being a Child Safe organisation. This position at the University will require the incumbent to hold a valid Working with Children Check.   

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Professor Jakob Hohwy, Head, Department of Philosophy, Faculty of Arts, +61 3 9905 3208, Jakob.Hohwy@monash.edu

Position Description

Lecturer - Philosophy

Closing Date

Wednesday 17 July 2019, 11:55 pm AEST