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Oxford: Associate Professorship (or Professorship) of Philosophy of Physics

By Wuthrich

Associate Professor/Professorship in Philosophy of Physics link 

Faculty of Philosophy, Woodstock Road, Radcliffe Observatory Quarter; Merton College, Merton Street, Oxford.

Salary range: £50,300 – £67,541 p.a. plus substantial college allowances, including a £4,000 p.a. tutorial allowance plus either a pensionable housing allowance of £20,000 p.a. and access to a Joint Equity scheme or rent-free accommodation with residential allowances set according to the accommodation type. An additional salary payment of £2,913 per annum would be payable upon award of the title of full Professor (without change to the duties of the post).

Faculty of Philosophy, University of Oxford, Radcliffe Observatory Quarter 555, Woodstock Road, Oxford, OX2 6GG

Merton College, Merton Street, Oxford, OX1 4JD

The Faculty of Philosophy are seeking to appoint an Associate Professor (or Professor) in Philosophy of Physics, in association with a Tutorial Fellowship at Merton College. The successful candidate will have an area of specialisation in Philosophy of Physics, together with a broad range of philosophical interests. This post is available from 1 September 2023, or as soon as possible thereafter. This is a permanent appointment (subject to an initial probation).

The successful candidate will be expected to engage in advanced research and must be able to provide research-led teaching and supervision at all levels, undergraduate and graduate. The successful candidate will also be expected to provide small-group undergraduate teaching for Merton College, in the form of tutorials, on a range of subjects in philosophy at both introductory and advanced levels (please see the further details linked below for required teaching expertise).

Candidates must demonstrate a research record of international standing in Philosophy of Physics appropriate to the stage of their career; the ability to deliver excellent teaching; the ability to supervise graduate students; and a willingness to undertake administration and pastoral responsibilities on behalf of Merton College and of the University.

Candidates should hold a completed doctorate, or a completed doctoral dissertation submitted for examination by the advertised closing date for this position, in Philosophy or a closely related field.

Applications are particularly welcome from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in Oxford.

All applicants will be judged on merit, according to the selection criteria.

The closing date for applications is 12 noon on 11 November 2022. Interviews are expected to be held in early January 2023.

Further details of the post, including details of how to apply, please follow the link above.


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