As part of its programme of research support, the Department of Philosophy is seeking to appoint a temporary Lecturer or Teaching Fellow for one year, beginning 1 September 2007 . The post arises in the first instance out of the need to cover the study leave of a number of members of staff and cover undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and supervision in the following area:

• History of Science

For a Lecturer appointment, you will have a PhD (awarded or nearing completion) in an appropriate area of History and Philosophy of Science, relevant experience of teaching within the discipline and will be developing a publication profile appropriate for submission in the next RAE exercise.

For a Teaching Fellow appointment you will have a postgraduate qualification in an appropriate area of History and Philosophy of Science and some relevant experience of teaching within the discipline.

You will be able to demonstrate effective teaching skills and a range of delivery techniques and assessment methods. For appointment at Lecturer Grade 8 in particular, candidates should have a strong record of research publications, experience of teaching History of Science in higher education and relevant administrative experience.

Teaching Fellow: University Grade 7 (£26,666 — £31,840 p.a.)

Lecturer: University Grade 7 (£29,138 — £31,840 p.a.) or Grade 8 (£32,795 — £39,160 p.a.) depending on qualifications and experience.

Informal Enquiries to Professor Steven French , tel +44 (0)113 343 3279, email [email protected] .

To apply on line please visit and click on ‘jobs’. Application packs are also available via email [email protected], tel +44 (0)113 343 5771.

Job ref 316045 Closing date 15 June 2007

Interviews are due to take place on 4 July 2007