There are currently five jobs advertised for philosophers at King’s!

The deadline for the Logic and Philosophy Culture posts is this Sunday, March 26th. The deadline for the Political Economy ones is Thursday April 6th. If you are interested in any of them, be sure to apply soon!

1. Lecturer in Philosophy (Logic)  – In the Philosophy Department

Permanent Full Time Post.

Research specialization in formal logic and/or philosophical logic is required.

The successful applicant will be required to be able to teach at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, including the designing and convening of modules, lecturing, seminar teaching, providing formative feedback, supervising dissertations at all levels, and examining.

She/he will have pastoral duties as a personal tutor for undergraduate and postgraduate students, and will undertake administrative duties as required by the Head of Department.

2. Lecturers in Political Economy – In the Department of Political Economy

Three Permanent Full Time Posts.

Candidates may specialize in Political Philosophy/Political Theory, Political Science/Public Policy, Economics, or any relevant field. Especially those focused on these three areas:

a. Ethics and Public Policy (including normative evaluation of policy-making and law);

b. Economics and Political Philosophy (including the nature of rationality in political and economic theory, the methodology and epistemology of political economy, and the relationship between economic systems and moral responsibility); and

c. Politics, Economics and Social Choice (including paradoxes of group decision and the use of experimental and/or game theoretic techniques to understand political and social dilemmas).

3. Lecturer in Philosophy and Culture – Department of Theology and Religious Studies

Permanent Full Time Post.

This is an interdisciplinary post in Philosophy as a humanistic discipline and its connections with Culture. Expertise on the interface with literature and/or film would be of particular benefit. Candidates may have a background in analytic and/or Continental philosophy.

The role will involve research, teaching and administration. The successful candidate will be expected to teach BA and MA courses, contribute to the Associate of King’s College course (AKC), and supervise PhD and Master’s students.