St. John’s College invite applications for a 0.5 FTE College Lectureship in Philosophy. The appointment is available for the period 1st October 2024 – 30th September 2025. This is a temporary, fixed-term position and will therefore not be extended or renewed.

St John’s admits around 13-15 undergraduates each year to read Philosophy, always as part of a Joint Schools degree with one or two other subjects. Specifically, St John’s admits students for Philosophy, Politics, and Economics; Modern Languages and Philosophy; Philosophy and Theology; Philosophy and Psychology; and Classics (Literae Humiores).

The salary will be £18, 012 per annum this is based on a 0.5 FTE of point 1 of the University scale, grade 7, currently £36,024 per annum and is dependent on experience and qualifications, this figure will be adjusted to the equivalent of university scale point 1, grade 6 for candidates who do not hold a doctorate.

In addition, the successful candidate will be entitled to research allowances, and dining privileges as outlined in the Further Particulars. Further particulars for the post, including information about the application procedure, can be found here.

This appointment is open to suitably qualified candidates from all backgrounds. Subject to statutory provisions, no applicant or member of staff will be treated less favourably than another because of their sex, marital status, sexual orientation, racial group, age or disability.

The appointment will be subject to the provision of proof of the right to work in the UK. Candidates are also asked to complete a Recruitment Monitoring form, if they are willing to do so. This can be submitted via email (

Both applications and references should reach the College no later than 12pm on Friday 21st June 2024. Late applications will not be accepted. It is anticipated that interviews will be held on week commencing 1st July 2024.