Job: Associate Professor or Professor of Political Philosophy

Grade 36S: £48,114–£64,605 p.a.

Salary range: £48,114–£64,605 p.a. plus allowances. An additional salary payment of £2,804 per annum would be payable upon award of the title of full Professor (without change to the duties of the post).

The Faculty of Philosophy and the Blavatnik School of Government are seeking to appoint an Associate Professor (or Professor) in Political Philosophy, in association with a non-tutorial Fellowship at Brasenose College. The successful candidate will have an area of specialisation in Political Philosophy, and research interests relevant to the activities of the Oxford Institute for Ethics in AI. This post is available from 1 September 2021, or as soon as possible thereafter. This is a permanent appointment (subject to an initial probation).

The successful candidate will be expected to engage in advanced research within Political Philosophy, will have an interest in exploring the bearing of Artificial Intelligence and digital technology on key political values and must be able to provide research-led teaching and supervision at all levels, undergraduate and graduate. As a Supernumerary Fellow of Brasenose College, the successful candidate will be a member of the college’s governing body and act as a College Adviser to graduate students in cognate areas.

Candidates must demonstrate a research record in Philosophy of international standing appropriate to the stage of their career, and must have research interests in Ethics and AI, the ability to deliver excellent teaching, the ability to supervise graduate students, and a willingness to undertake administration and pastoral responsibilities on behalf of Brasenose College and of the University. Candidates should hold a completed doctorate, or a completed doctoral dissertation submitted for examination by the advertised closing date for this position, in Philosophy or a closely related field.

Applications are particularly welcomed from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in Oxford.

The closing date for applications is midday (BST) on Monday 26 April 2021. Interviews are expected to be held during May 2021.

For further details on this post, including the job description and details on how to apply, please visit the University of Oxford website.

The Faculty of Philosophy are also looking to appoint an Associate Professor of AI & Society with the Oxford Internet Institute in association with Wadham College. Full details of this post can be found on the University of Oxford website.