Cambridge: University Lecturer in Philosophy of Science

UPDATE (new deadline for application):


Department of History and Philosophy of Science, University of Cambridge

Salary: £36,715-£46,510 pa

We intend to appoint a University Lecturer in philosophy of science. Responsibilities include contributing to all aspects of undergraduate teaching and supervising graduate students, in addition to taking a prominent part in leading research in the field in the Department and taking on administrative responsibilities.

Shortlisted candidates will be informed in late-March and will be invited to the Department to present seminar papers and for interview. The successful candidate will be expected to take up the position on or before 1 October 2010. Appointments will be for a probationary period of five years, with appointment to the retiring age thereafter, subject to satisfactory performance.

Further details are available at:

Due to a technical hitch, the formal advertisement for this post will not appear in the press until 26 February 2010. Due to a legal requirement for positions to be advertised for a 28 day period, the deadline for submission of applications has been extended to 25 March 2010. We are expecting a large volume of applications and so we request that applicants submit their papers as soon as they possibly can and we would be greatly appreciated it if applicants could let us know in advance (by emailing ) if they are going to be using the later closing date.

Applications, in HARD COPY ONLY including CV, names of 3 referees, list of publications, details of teaching experience and 2 samples of recent work, should be sent to the Administrator, Department of History and Philosophy of Science, University of Cambridge, Free School Lane, Cambridge CB2 3RH. Please include the University’s coversheet for employment, form PD18 (available at, complete parts I and III.

Applicants should ask their referees to post or email references to the Administrator (, to arrive by the closing date.

Quote Reference: JN06104
Closing Date: 25 March 2010
Jobtalks will take place on 14th April with interviews on 15th April 2010


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