philosophy lecturer




Philosophy lecturers are subject professors, teachers, or lecturers who instruct students who have obtained an upper secondary education diploma in their own specialised field of study, philosophy, which is predominantly academic in nature. They work with their university research assistants and university teaching assistants for the preparation of lectures and of exams, for grading papers and exams and for leading review and feedback sessions for the students. They also conduct academic research in their respective field of philosophy, publish their findings and liaise with other university colleagues.

Alternative label

  • lecturer in philosophy

  • philosophy professor

  • philosophy teacher

  • philosophy lector

  • lecturer of philosophy

  • philosophy instructor

  • university philosophy lecturer

  • university lecturer in philosophy

  • university philosophy teacher

  • higher education philosophy teacher

  • senior lecturer in philosophy

  • lector of philosophy

  • professor of philosophy

  • philosophy docent

Regulatory aspect

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Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

Optional Knowledge



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