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.

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 ([email protected]), to arrive by the closing date.

Quote Reference: JN06104

Closing Date: 12 March 2010

Jobtalks will take place on 14th April with interviews on 15th April 2010