Teaching Fellow in Liberal Arts and Medical Ethics

University of Leeds

Leeds, United Kingdom

ID: 7106979 (Ref.No. AHCPR1047)
Posted: August 2, 2022

Job Description

Are you an academic with proven abilities to carry out teaching in the areas of Liberal Arts, Medical Ethics and 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 academic community in the interdisciplinary School of Philosophy, Religion and History of Science at the University of Leeds?

As Teaching Fellow, you will carry out teaching in the areas of Liberal Arts and Medical Ethics. It is essential that you should also be able to contribute to the supervision of undergraduate final-year projects in the area of Philosophy and to the personal tutoring of undergraduate students within the School. 

You will be asked to lead the Level 2 undergraduate module ‘Student Research Partnerships’ and the international foundation-year module ‘Exploring the Arts and Humanities’. In addition to teaching on these two modules, you will also share the teaching of the Level 1 module ‘Introducing Liberal Arts’ and will contribute to the teaching of ‘Medical Ethics’. 

You will be asked to undertake a range of duties that arise in connection with the teaching of undergraduate modules, including lecturing, leading seminars or tutorials, and assessment. You will also take on the role of School International Foundation Year Academic Lead, which involves acting as a point of contact between the School of Philosophy, Religion and History of Science and the International Pathways Centre.

At the time of application, applicants must have a PhD in Philosophy plus relevant subject expertise and teaching experience.

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

Dr Mikel Burley, Deputy Head of School (Theology and Religious Studies), email: [email protected]


Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Arts, Humanities & Cultures
School/Institute:  School of Philosophy, Religion & History of Science
Category:  Teaching
Grade:  Grade 7
Salary:  £34,304 to £40,927 p.a. pro rata
Working Time:  75% of full time working
Post Type:  Part Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (Fixed term for 12 months)
Release Date:  Monday 01 August 2022
Closing Date:  Monday 15 August 2022
Reference:  AHCPR1047


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