Chair Professor of Philosophy and Medicine
King's College London Department of Philosophy
United Kingdom

Peter Sowerby Chair (Professor) in Philosophy and Medicine

The Philosophy Department at King's College London is seeking an outstanding philosopher with research expertise and teaching experience in areas of philosophy with impact, application, and significance in relation to medicine, to lead the Peter Sowerby Project Philosophy & Medicine in its strategic, research, teaching, and organizational respects::

The successful candidate will show evidence of excellence in research and will have the ability to teach to the highest professional standards at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, including the designing and convening of modules, lecturing, seminar teaching, providing formative feedback, supervising dissertations at all levels, and examining.
The successful candidate will have pastoral duties as a personal tutor for undergraduate and postgraduate students, and will undertake administrative duties as required by the Head of Department.

To find out more about the role please contact the current Head of Department, Professor Maria Alvarez:

This is a permanent post, to begin on 1st November 2020, or as soon as possible thereafter

The post is indefinite on a full time basis (35 hours per week)

The selection process will include research & teaching presentation, and panel interview

Closing date for applications: Midnight on 17th August 2020 BSM (GMT+1).
Interviews: Expected mid to late September

Additional application details:
Curriculum Vitae
Cover Letter

Work sample(s): one or two work samples, published or in ms, totalling ca 10,000 words together. Please identify sections that jointly amount to that length if you submit longer samples.

Grade and Salary : Negotiable within the Professorial Scale P1-2, starting at 72,119 per annum, inclusive of 3,500 London Weighting Allowance.

Job ID : 031390

Post Date : 07-Jul-2020

Close Date : 17-Aug-2020

Contact Person : Professor Maria Alvarez

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