Two Associate Lecturers (Education Focused) in Philosophy – AO1617MR

We wish to appoint to two Associate Lectureships (Education Focused) within the Department of Philosophy (School of Philosophy, Social Anthropology and Film), each for a fixed-term contract for 12 months, commencing 1st September 2020.

The main purpose of the posts is to provide undergraduate and Mlitt teaching at all levels, including supervision of undergraduate and Mlitt dissertations. The post-holders will give lectures and seminars, coordinate modules, and carry out other standard administrative tasks as required.

Specifically Post A will contribute to teaching the second year module Ancient Philosophy (PY2011) and the first year module Early Modern/Enlightenment (PY1013).

Post B will contribute to a range of ethics modules including the first-year module PY1011, the third-year module PY3200, and the ethics element of the evening degree. Informal enquiries are welcome. Interested applicants may approach the Director of Teaching (Dr Walter Pedriali on

About the University: The University of St Andrews is the third-oldest university in the English-speaking world and is consistently ranked among the top in the United Kingdom.

Qualifications. Candidates must hold a PhD in philosophy, or have submitted their PhD by the appointment start date. You will have a strong research record together with excellent teaching and administrative skills. In addition, you will have the specialised knowledge relevant to teaching the modules in the history of philosophy and/or ethics named above.

Applications are particularly welcome from women and ethnic minorities, who are under-represented in Academic posts at the University. You can find out more about Equality & Diversity at

The University is committed to equality for all, demonstrated through our working on diversity awards (ECU Athena SWAN/Race Charters; Carer Positive; LGBT Charter; and Stonewall). More details can be found at

Please quote ref: AO1617MR

Closing Date: 13 April 2020

Further Particulars: AO1617MR FPs.doc

School of Philosophical, Anthropological and Film Studies
Salary: £33,797 - £40,322 per annum
Fixed Term: 12 months
Start: 1 September 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter

Two Associate Lecturers (Education Focused) in Philosophy – AO1617MR