2-Year Research and Teaching Associate in Philosophy of Science


University of Cambridge
Department of History and Philosophy of Science


Salary: £27,578-£35,938 pa, depending on experience
2-year Limit of Tenure applies

We are seeking to appoint a 2-year teaching and research associate in the philosophy of science.

The successful candidate will have completed a PhD (and will hold a PhD certificate) before taking up the post and will be expected to contribute fully to the lecturing, supervising, examination and administration of courses for both undergraduate and graduate students in the Department. The position will start on or before 1 October 2012, and will be supported by a 9-month probation period.

Applications, in HARD COPY only, should consist of:

* Parts 1 and 3 of the University’s CHRIS6 application form. This is available at http://www.admin.cam.ac.uk/offices/hr/forms/chris6/chris6.doc
* A cover letter
* An up-to-date CV
* A list of publications
* Details of teaching experience
* 2 samples of original, written work
* 3 letters of reference: Applicants should ask their referees to post or email references to the Administrator ([email protected]), to arrive by 30 March 2012. It is the candidate?s responsibility to ensure that these arrive by the closing date. Referees should be asked to comment specifically on the candidate?s ability to undertake this role in the department.

Applications should be sent to Reception, Department of History and Philosophy of Science, University of Cambridge, Free School Lane, Cambridge CB2 3RH. Quote reference JN13992.

The closing date for this job is 30 March 2012. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to the Department on 24 April 2012, where they will be asked to give a short talk (20 minutes) as part of the interview process. Interviews will be carried out in person where possible, but where this is impractical then interview via videoconference link may be offered to applicants.

Informal enquiries may also be made to the Administrator (tel: 01223 334540/fax: 334554, email: [email protected]).