Lectureship in French Philosophy, King’s College London
The Department of French and the Department of Philosophy of King’s College London wish to make the joint appointment of a Lecturer in French Philosophy, starting in September 2013. We are seeking an outstanding philosopher with research expertise and teaching experience in French philosophy, broadly conceived, but with preference for specialism in the area of 20th-century French phenomenology and existentialism. Candidates working in all areas of French philosophy from the early modern period onward will be fully considered.
The successful applicant will be able to teach undergraduate and postgraduate modules in both the French and the Philosophy departments. S/he will have native or near-native fluency in French. S/he will be expected to contribute to the College’s 2014 REF submission, will make an active contribution to the research culture of the two Departments, and will attract PhD students.
The closing date for receipt of applications is 3 February 2013.
For an informal discussion of the post please contact the Head of the Department of French, Professor Patrick ffrench via firstname.lastname@example.org, or the Head of the Department of Philosophy, Maria-Rosa Antognazza, via email@example.com.
The appointment will be made within Grades 6-7, currently £31,020 to £45,486 per annum, plus £2,323 per annum London Allowance.
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Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences,
Research Institute of Law, Politics and Justice
(Fixed Term for 12 months)
Starting Salary: Grade 7: £29,853 p.a.
A one-year post-doctoral research position is available within a project entitled Capitalising security through life insurance in the UK; directed by Dr Luis Lobo-Guerrero and funded by the Leverhulme Trust. The project seeks to analyse the role of life insurance as a security provider in the UK. The project is problem-driven and involves engaging with an interdisciplinary focus (Politics/International Relations/Security Studies; Social Studies of Finance; Social/Cultural/Political Theory). It seeks to advance knowledge on the ways in which liberal security is actively produced in relation to profit-making and the promotion and protection of lifestyles through the management of risk. The project is embedded within the Emerging Securities research group at Keele University which hosts the Biopolitics of Security Research Network.
Applicants will play an important intellectual role in managing and developing the project. Preference will be given to applicants able to demonstrate experience in biopolitical research. Competency in conducting interdisciplinary literature reviews and analyses, semi-structured interviews with high-profile officials, and internet-based as well as physical archival research is required. General knowledge of debates concerning security and risk is expected.
This post will commence on 10th January 2011.
Further details on Keele University site.
For enquiries please write to Dr Luis Lobo-Guerrero by emailing:
Job packs available: or email email@example.com, Human Resources, Keele University, Staffordshire, ST5 5BG or Fax: 01782 733471.
Please quote post reference: RE10/22UK
Closing date for applications: 20 October 2010
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