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Job no: 0052379

Work type: Fixed Term

Location: Parkville

Division/Faculty: Faculty of Arts

Department/School: School of Historical and Philosophical Studies

Salary: $105,232 - $124,958 (Level B)

Role & Superannuation rate: Academic - Full time - 17% super

The Faculty of Arts promotes a workplace that actively seeks to include, welcome and value unique contributions of all people. People from Indigenous, culturally & linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with disabilities are encourage to apply, and if seeking support in submitting an application are welcomed to contact the Faculty by emailing their contact details and position number to

About the Faculty of Arts - School of Historical and Philosophical Studies

The School of Historical and Philosophical Studies (SHAPS) is a part of the Faculty of Arts and comprises of History, Philosophy, History and Philosophy of Science, Classics and Archaeology, The Grimwade Centre for Cultural Materials Conservation and The Program in Jewish Culture & Society. SHAPS offers a wide range of subjects in these disciplines and has a large Honours and postgraduate student cohort. This position resides within the Philosophy program.


About the role

The School seeks to appoint a Teaching Specialist in Philosophy with a passion for teaching in a range of areas in philosophy at an introductory level.  In addition, the candidate must have the capacity to teach subjects in logic at introductory and intermediate levels.  The role reports to the Head of School and is responsible for the coordination of teaching where required in accordance with the Faculty‚Äôs Local Operating rules. The role will also be responsible for all administrative tasks associated with the delivery and assessment of specified subjects and the development of subject teaching materials.

About you

A PhD in Philosophy or cognate field

Demonstrated successful tertiary study in the relevant discipline and relevant experience;

Demonstrated strong record of teaching experience in a tertiary environment in a range of teaching delivery modes including online, classroom and blended;

Demonstrated experience in curriculum and subject material development;

Demonstrated high-level organisational skills, including extensive experience in dealing effectively and efficiently with administrative tasks relevant to the position; and further criteria as outlined in the Position Description.

How to apply

Please click apply and provide a cover letter, CV and a response to the selection criteria outlined in the position description.

For information to assist you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria, please go to:

Position Description

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