LSE Fellow in Philosophy

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For this post, we particularly welcome applications from women and people from minority ethnic groups.


Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method


LSE Fellow



Salary from  £37,197 to  £44,802 pa inclusive with potential to progress to £48,168 pa inclusive of London allowance



This appointment is for one year (from 1 September 2022 to 31 August 2023)



The Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method is committed to doing excellent research and teaching in analytic philosophy in a manner that is continuous with the social and natural sciences and is socially relevant. It is also committed to creating an inclusive environment for philosophical debate that engages with a wide range of perspectives. It seeks to appoint an LSE Fellow who will, in a manner consistent with these commitments, contribute to the intellectual life of the Department and the School by delivering excellent teaching at both undergraduate and master’s level, with teaching on more advanced courses being research-led. They will be able to contribute substantially to courses on topics in Philosophy of Science, Introductory and Intermediate Logic, and Set Theory & Further Logic and will be able to take on overall responsibility for at least some of these courses. Being able to contribute to a course in Evidence and Policy is desirable. The post also permits substantial time for research, and the post-holder will be expected to contribute to the research culture and intellectual life of the department in their areas of specialization. Successful candidates will have a developing, high-quality research record, excellent communication and presentation skills, including in small-group and online settings, and be able to provide effective mentoring and support to students. They should have the ability to work in partnership with fellow teachers.


Candidates will have a developing, high-quality research record in relevant fields. Candidates must also have a well-developed strategy for future research that has the potential to result in world-leading publications. They will have, or be very near completion of, a PhD in Philosophy or related field by the post start date. In addition, candidates will have a proven commitment to excellent teaching and to fostering a positive learning environment for students, as evidenced by feedback from students and colleagues. 


The other criteria that will be used when shortlisting for this post can be found on the person specification for this post, which is attached to this vacancy on the LSE’s online recruitment system.


For further information about the post, please see the how to apply document, job description and the person specification.


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The closing date for receipt of applications is Monday 28 February 2022 (23.59 UK time). We are unable to accept late applications.




LSE Fellow in Philosophy