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Stipendiary Lectureship (8 Hours) in Philosophy

Salary: £25406 to £28305 per annum

Oriel College seeks to appoint a Stipendiary Lecturer in Philosophy from April 2024 to September 2025, with responsibility for teaching papers in first-year and second-year courses for undergraduates. Candidates should have completed a doctorate in a relevant field of philosophy or have made substantial progress towards completion thereof and be equipped to undertake undergraduate tutorial teaching and associated duties. This is a fixed-term post to cover a combination of sabbatical leave and a period when two of Oriel’s Tutorial Fellows in Philosophy will be serving as Senior Tutor and Vice Provost.

The person appointed will be expected to undertake tutorial teaching for an average of 8 hours per week during term-time, in the first-year subjects ‘Introduction to Logic’ and ‘General Philosophy’ as well as the Finals paper ‘Knowledge and Reality’.

The salary range for the post is £25406 to £28305 per annum dependent on experience. Contributory membership of USS (the Universities Superannuation Scheme) is also offered. The post-holder will also have access to a research allocation of £948 per annum. The Lecturer will be entitled to lunch and dinner in College, in term-time, when the kitchens are open.

How to Apply

Applicants should submit their application via email attachment to the Academic Staff Officer, Oriel College, OX1 4EW (, no later than 25 March 2024. Each application should include: a CV with a summary of the applicant’s career with details of their education and teaching experience and publications, if any; a covering letter; and names and contact details of two referees able to comment on the applicant’s teaching and research skills. It is anticipated that interviews will be held in the week beginning 1 April 2024.

Informal enquiries may be made to Dr Oliver Pooley ( or Prof. Gonzalo Rodriguez-Pereyra (

Applicants are asked to request their referees to send references directly to the above address by the closing date.