Post-doctoral researcher on ‘Neo-Kantianism as an alternative conceptual basis for psychiatry’, Philosophy Department, University of Lancaster, March 2018 to March 2021
Wellcome Trust Research Fellowship
Philosophy of Mental Disorder Lecturer and Seminar Tutor, Philosophy Department, Lancaster University, Spring 2020
Ten week Masters module on philosophy of psychiatry, doing lectures and seminars. This teaching was conducted as part of my Wellcome Trust Fellowship
Temporary Lecturer in Applied Ethics, Philosophy Department, University of Central Lancaster, February 2017 to April 2017
Six week temporary replacement lecturer. Lecturer and seminar tutor on first year module, covering disability ethics, research ethics and ethical issues in modern conflicts
Temporary Lecturer in Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy Department, Lancaster University, October 2016 to January 2017
Lecturer on ten week course on philosophy of mind, including taking seminars, setting and marking essays and exams
Sessional Lecturer, Clinical Psychology Department, Lancaster University, April 2014, March 2015 and June 2016
An hour and a half lecture on autism to around thirty Clinical Psychology PhD students.
Seminar Tutor, Philosophy Department, Lancaster University, January 2016
Seminar Tutor on philosophy of science, a second year philosophy module, providing cover for theory laden nature of observation session.
Academic Researcher on Catalyst Project Access ASD, November 2012 to June 2013
Research project that developed a digital technology to help autistic people through co-design with
autistic people. My role, as an autistic person, was advising on autism and interviewing autistic
participants about experiences of anxiety and depression
Seminar Tutor, Philosophy Department, Lancaster University, October 2015 to April 2016
Seminar Tutor on philosophy of mind, a second year philosophy module
Seminar Tutor, Philosophy Department, Lancaster University, October 2011 to June 2018
Seminar Tutor on for first year philosophy students, including marking essays.
Reader, I have provided feedback on book proposal or drafts of books for Bloombury and Beacon Press. These books were on philosophy of psychiatry and history of autism.
Reviewer, I have reviewed articles for The British Journal for the Philosophy of Science; Synthese; Philosophy, Psychiatry and Psychology; Studies in the History and Philosophy of the Biological and Biomedical Sciences; Philosophy of Medicine; Studies in the History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences; Revue de Societe, de Philosophie, de Sciences (English Translation: Journal of the Society of the Philosophy of Science)
Programme Committee, I have reviewed abstracts for the British Society for the Philosophy of Science annual conference
Ethics panel, I have been on an ethics panel relating to autism for Lancaster University
Philosophy of Medicine Lecture and Seminar, Philosophy Department, Lancaster University, November 2018
Provided as cover, single lecture and seminar on neurodiversity
Research Assistant, Spectrum Centre for Mental Health Research, Lancaster University, December 2015 to June 2016
Working on separate projects “Psychological difficulties in the moment” and Understanding personal
recovery experiences in bipolar disorder”. Both studies are large diary studies exploring day-to-day
experiences using experience sampling methodology (ESM).
Autistic Consultant, Student Services, Lancaster University, 2011 and 2015
I have given advice in relation to a Lancaster University run autistic social group, a mentoring service for autistic individuals and an entry program for autistic individuals