Job offer in england Teaching Fellow in Moral and Political Philosophy at University of Leeds

Are you an academic with proven abilities to carry out teaching in moral and political philosophy? Are you passionate about delivering an exceptional student experience in a research-intensive Russell Group University? Would you like to join and contribute to the vibrant philosophical community, which is distinctively embedded within the interdisciplinary school of Philosophy, Religion and History of Science?

As Teaching Fellow you will carry out teaching in the areas of moral and political philosophy. It is also essential that you should be able to contribute to tutorials on our level 1 thinking skills module, ‘How to think Clearly and Argue Well’ and an ability to teach simple propositional and predicate calculus will be required for this. You will be asked to lead the module ‘Political Philosophy’ in Semester 2 and may in addition be asked to contribute to other modules in the area of moral and political philosophy, and to the supervision of appropriate dissertations. Much of the teaching on these other modules would be done collaboratively. 


You will be expected to undertake the normal range of duties that arise in connection with the teaching of undergraduate modules, including lecturing, seminars, dissertation supervision and assessment, and will be able to teach at all levels of our varied undergraduate programmes. You will serve as a personal tutor and be able and willing to support undergraduates effectively throughout their time at University. You will also be able to contribute to relevant MA programmes. 


You will have a PhD in the area of Moral and/or Political Philosophy or a relevant area of a cognate discipline, and relevant teaching experience. 


To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

Professor Helen Steward, Deputy Head of School

Tel: +44 (0)113 343 3661, email:


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