Hi all,

We’re advertising for two 3-year Career Development Fellowships in Philosophy 
within the School of Humanities and Social Inquiry (HSI Philosophy) at the 
University of Wollongong, commencing January 2023. The appointments will be at 
level A or B, depending on experience.

The area of research specialisation is open. Experience in teaching at least 
one of the following areas is essential: Philosophy of Mind and Cognition; 
Philosophy of Gender and Race; Social Philosophy. The ability to teach in areas 
of Applied Philosophy, and in Biomedical Ethics in particular, would be an 

These are teaching intensive positions, where the primary purpose is to make 
significant contributions to teaching within the Philosophy program. However, 
research is also an essential component for these positions, and applicants 
will be expected to have strong records of research relative to opportunity and 
be able to contribute high-quality research within the School. In all cases, 
research and teaching expertise should complement, rather than duplicate, that 
of current staff.

Applicants must hold a PhD in Philosophy, with a record of excellence in 
teaching and research. To qualify for a Career Development Fellowship, 
applicants must have at least 6 months or 1 semester/trimester of academic 
employment in an Australian university in the last 5 years. All candidates who 
meet this qualification are encouraged to apply, regardless of whether they 
currently reside and work in Australia or not. Candidates from diverse and 
underrepresented backgrounds are very strongly encouraged to apply.

The closing date for applications is Tuesday, December 13th.

The position description and information on the application process can be 
found here:


More information on HSI Philosophy can be found here:


For further information, contact Patrick McGivern at 

Associate Professor Patrick McGivern
Philosophy Discipline Leader
School of Humanities and Social Inquiry
University of Wollongong, Australia

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