Associate Editor Philosophical Investigations (2023-)
Visiting Research Fellow in Philosophy, University of Hertfordshire (2016-)
Teaching Fellow, Department of Fine Art, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, (2013-20)
Visiting Lecturer, Combined Honours, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, (2015-2020)
Lecturer in Philosophy, The Joseph Cowen Lifelong Learning Company (2013-)
Visiting Lecturer, Department of Fine Art, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, (2013-14)
Visiting Lecturer, Royal (Dick) Veterinary School, University of Edinburgh, (2011-2013)
Senior Lecturer in Philosophy, North East Centre for Lifelong Learning, Department of Culture, University of Sunderland, (2004-2013)
External Doctoral Examiner, University of York, (2013)
Visiting Lecturer, Department of Combined Honours, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, (2009-2012)
Lecturer in Lifelong Learning, Centre for Lifelong Learning, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, (1999-2004)
Director of Research, Applied Philosophy Trust, (1992-1994)
Associate Lecturer, The Open University, (1990-2003)
Part-time Tutor, The Workers’ Educational Association, (1982-1986)
Part-time Lecturer in Philosophy, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, University of Durham,
Managerial and Administrative roles
Vice-President of the British Wittgenstein Society (2016-).
Executive Committee Member and Secretary of the British Wittgenstein Society(2010-16).
Executive Committee Member (co-opted) of the British Society of Aesthetics (1999-2012).
Perspectives Strand Leader for Explore (2009-2013), University of Sunderland.
Academic Director of the Charles Avison Tercentenary Lectures (2009).
Award in Continuing Education Subject Leader for Philosophy & Religion, Music & Visual Art, Universities of Newcastle and Sunderland (1998-2009).
Conference Manager of the British Society of Aesthetics Annual Conference (1999-2009).
Member of the British Society of Aesthetics Conference Script Committee (1999-2009).
Treasurer of the Geoffrey Midgley Memorial Trust (1996-).
Team Leader of the Explore Programme (2009-2013).
Engage! Project Leader (2011-2013).
Cultural Strategy Co-ordinator, North East Centre for Lifelong Learning, University of Sunderland (2004- 2103).
Conference Manager of four Conferences in Lifelong Learning (1995-1999).
Accreditation Officer/IT Strategy Manager, Centre for Continuing Education, University of Newcastle (1994-1999)
Universities Association for Continuing Education (UAce) Administrators’ Network Co-Convenor (1995-1997).
Continuing Education JISC Mail List founder and owner (1994-).
Security and Compliance Officer, Data Architects (2010-)
IT Strategy Manager, Centre for Lifelong Learning, University of Sunderland (2004-2013).
Director of Dataweb Solutions (2003-)
IT Consultant, Department of Continuing Education, University of Oxford (1999)
Regional Final Judge and Panel Chair, Institute of Ideas: Debating Matters (2011-2019).
Parent-Director of Hotspur School Treehouse Childcare Scheme (2002-2003).
Chair of Heaton Voices Choir (2002-3, 2005-6).