Professorial Appointment in Philosophy

  • 14 Dec 2011
  • 31 Jan 2012
  • University of Wollongong
The University of Wollongong is seeking to make a senior appointment
(level E, Full Professor) in Philosophy. Applicants should have
teaching and research expertise in at least two of the following
areas: Applied Ethics, Epistemology, Philosophy of Mind/Cognition,
and/or Philosophy of Science. Extensive experience in teaching and an
excellent research portfolio are essential. Applicants should also
have a strong record of research leadership, with experience in
winning national competitive grants.

Philosophy at the University of Wollongong is a small but high
performing group. We recently earned a score of 4 on the 5-point scale
used in the Australian Research Council’s assessment of research
excellence in Australia (ERA), making us one of the top-rated
philosophy programs in the country for quality of research. We are
looking for a candidate who will complement our existing strengths and
help expand and develop our program. We regularly host high-profile
visiting speakers in our research seminars and workshops, and we are
looking forward to hosting the next meeting of the Australasian
Association of Philosophy in July, 2012.

The closing date for applications is 31 January, 2012. For the full
position description, see position number 24094 at

Please direct informal inquiries for further information to Dr Patrick
McGivern, Philosophy Program Convenor at

Formal inquiries can be sent to Professor Wenche Ommundsen, Dean,
Faculty of Arts, at

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