Lecturer in Philosophy

Monash University


Lecturer – Philosophy (Political Philosophy/Ethics)

Job No.: 601895

Location: Clayton campus

Employment Type: Full-time

Duration: Continuing Appointment  

Remuneration: $97,203 - $115,429 pa Level B (plus 17% employer superannuation)

  • Be inspired, every day
  • Drive your own learning at one of the world’s top 80 universities
  • Take your career in exciting, rewarding directions

Everyone needs a platform to launch a satisfying career. At Monash, we give you the space and support to take your career in all kinds of exciting new directions. You’ll have access to quality research infrastructure and learning facilities, as well as opportunities to collaborate internationally. We’re a university full of energetic and enthusiastic minds, driven to challenge what’s expected, expand what we know, and learn from other inspiring, empowering thinkers.

The Opportunity

The School of Philosophical, Historical and International Studies is recruiting a Lecturer to join the Philosophy Program at Monash University.

The successful applicant will contribute to teaching, research, and graduate supervision in the Philosophy Program and will teach courses in Philosophy, the interdisciplinary major in Human Rights, as well as the newly established Bachelor in Politics, Philosophy & Economics (PPE). Experience in these areas will be favourably considered.

Area of Specialisation: Political philosophy/ethics; some capacity and track record in decision theory, rational choice theory, network theory, cognitive science, and/or philosophy of biology/economics/statistics is desirable.

Area of Competence: Open

The program’s website is here: https://www.monash.edu/arts/philosophical-historical-international-studies/philosophy and the course offerings can be found here:https://handbook.monash.edu/2020/aos/PHILSPHY05

The successful candidate will likely have a strong record of accomplishment or potential for high-quality research in philosophy, and will be contributing to the research activities in the department. The candidate may also contribute to administrative service, commensurate with expertise and experience, within the Department and/or School.

This role is a full-time position; however, flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.

At Monash University, we are committed to being a Child Safe organisation. This position at the University will require the incumbent to hold a valid Working with Children Check.   

Your application must address the selection criteria. Please refer to "How to apply for Monash Jobs".


Professor Jakob Hohwy, Head, Department of Philosophy, Faculty of Arts, +61 3 9905 3208, Jakob.Hohwy@monash.edu

Position Description

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Closing date

Sunday 2 February 2020, 11:55 pm AEDT


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