Visiting Professorial Fellowship at St. Andrews
March 18, 2010 — 14:04

Author: Alexander Pruss  Category: News  Tags:   Comments: 1

(I got this from John Haldane.)
School of Philosophical, Anthropological & Film Studies
Professorial Fellowship in Moral Philosophy
Applications are invited for the position of Professorial Fellow in moral philosophy, within the School of Philosophical, Anthropological & Film Studies.
The position is open to scholars of the highest international distinction in research, working in moral philosophy, social philosophy, philosophy of religion, or aesthetics – including the histories of these.
The position will be a one-quarter fixed-term position (with duration of 5 years). You will visit St. Andrews for a period of at least six teaching weeks in either of the University’s two semesters. You will contribute to undergraduate and graduate teaching in the School of Philosophical, Anthropological & Film Studies, and also contribute to the research activities of the School. A commitment to engagement with a wider public audience is also considered essential.
The Professorial Fellowship will provide a stipend of £12,000 per annum, a sum intended to cover the cost of travel to St. Andrews, and accommodation and living expenses during residence.

Informal enquiries to Professor Tim Mulgan, Head of Philosophy, via email ( or by telephone 01334 462474.
If you are shortlisted for interview for this post, and have provided an email address, you will be notified by email (the email address used on your application form) to contact you. Otherwise, you will be notified by post.
Before an appointment can be confirmed, you will be subject to a Criminal Records Enhanced Disclosure check.
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Completed application forms together with a CV and covering letter should be returned either to or by post or fax to Human Resources, University of St Andrews, The Old Burgh School, Abbey Walk, St Andrews, Fife KY16 9LB, Fax: 01334 462570 not later than 5 pm on 31 March 2010. Please note – that applications received after this time will not be processed. We regret there are no mail box facilities after office hours (Mon – Fri – 9 am – 5 pm) for receipt of applications.
The University is committed to equality of opportunity.
Successful candidates will be shortlisted within six weeks of the closing date. If you have not been contacted within this period your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.
The University of St Andrews is a charity registered in Scotland (No SC013532).

  • overseas

    “School of Philosophical, Anthropological & Film Studies”?
    Strange bedfellows.

    March 19, 2010 — 4:17