[SydPhil] 4 Year Lectureship in Mind and Metaphysics at Macquarie University, Sydney.

Richard Menary richard.menary at mq.edu.au
Thu Nov 28 17:49:04 AEDT 2013

Lecturer, Mind and Metaphysics

Job no: 493705
Work type: Fixed term full time
Vacancy type: External Vacancy
Categories: Academic - Teaching and Research

The Department of Philosophy is a pluralist department with recognised research excellence in many areas of Philosophy, including ethics, social and political philosophy, aesthetics, and mind and cognition. Philosophical research at Macquarie was ranked 4 out of 5 in the 2012 Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) exercise and three members of the department have just been awarded prestigious Australian Research Council Future Fellowships.

We are seeking a talented and enthusiastic Lecturer in Philosophy for a four year fixed-term appointment. The appointee will be expected to contribute to the teaching of the curriculum in the Mind, Meaning and Metaphysics stream, which includes courses on the philosophy of science, the philosophy of mind and cognitive science, metaphysics, epistemology and critical thinking. The appointee will also be expected to contribute to the delivery of one or more first year philosophy units. There is also the possibility of teaching research-related seminars in our Masters of Research program.

Selection Criteria

To be considered for this position, applicants must respond to the selection criteria below and attach their application as a separate document in the application process.

	• a PhD in Philosophy by the time of appointment
	• an established research track record of high quality peer reviewed publications, including a list of publications
	• a sample of work
	• potential to apply for research grants from national and international research bodies
	• demonstrated success in undergraduate teaching
	• the potential to undertake Postgraduate supervision in Philosophy
	• capacity to work in a pluralist department and collaborate with other teachers and researchers

Salary Package: from $88,741 - $104,996 p.a. (Level B), plus 17% employer's superannuation and annual leave loading

Start Date: Negotiable, no later than 15 July 2014

Appointment Type: full-time, for 4 years

Enquiries: Associate Professor JP Deranty on jp.deranty at mq.edu.au or +61 2 9850 6773

Applications Close: 31 December 2013

Macquarie University is an EO Employer committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications are encouraged from people with a disability; women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles); Indigenous Australians, people who identify as GLBTI; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Applications need to be submitted through the Macquarie University online recruitment system. Where circumstances such as disability or remote location prohibit your access to our online system please contact the enquiries person listed in this advertisement for assistance.

Advertised: 25 Nov 2013 Aus. Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: 31 Dec 2013 Aus. Eastern Standard Time


Dr. Richard Menary

Macquarie University

ARC Future Fellow

Department of Philosophy

ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders

Centre for Agency, Values and Ethics

Google Scholar Page

academia.edu site

Phil Papers Profile

Cognitive Integration Palgrave Macmillan and Amazon
The Extended Mind (ed.) MIT Press

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