One-Year Non-Renewable. The Philosophy Department of Elon University invites applications for a one-year, non-renewable Assistant Professor (or Instructor) in philosophy, beginning mid-August 2018. Elon University is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff, and student body and welcomes all applicants. More than anything else, we seek a candidate who uses and teaches philosophy to address the most pressing problems in our contemporary world. We seek a candidate, Ph.D. (as Assistant Professor) or late stage ABD (as Instructor), whose teaching is organic to their philosophical life and who would expand and complement and enrich the Philosophy Department’s areas of expertise and long-standing focus on innovative, engaged, praxis-oriented pedagogy. For more on our teaching practices, see our description of departmental signature pedagogies.
AOS: Open, but preference for Social/Ethical/Political Thought, very broadly understood, AOC: History of Philosophy. We are open to many possible ways into this AOS and AOC combination, including, but definitely not limited to: critical race theory, Prison Studies, Philosophy and the City, Disability Studies, Trans- Studies, Africana Philosophy, Environmental Justice, Democratic Theory. Teaching responsibility will include 6 classes. Elon is a dynamic private, co-educational, comprehensive institution that is a national model for actively engaging faculty and students in teaching and learning in a liberal arts based residential campus. To learn more about Elon, please visit us as www.elon.edu. Please submit 1. a cover letter (which should include a statement of how you will help foster diversity and diverse learning within the department), 2. a C.V., 3. graduate transcripts, 4. a substantial statement of teaching philosophy and aspirations, 5. a summary of teaching/course evaluations, 6. two recent syllabi (if available), 8. three letters of recommendation to Stephen Bloch-Schulman at: email@example.com. To guarantee full consideration, please submit materials by April 16, 2018. If you have questions, please email Stephen Bloch-Schulman at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Department of Philosophy, Northern Arizona University. The typical course load for this position is three undergraduate courses with two preparations per semester as assigned by the Chair. Other responsibilities include maintaining an active research agenda with the primary goal of publication in professional journals, mentoring students, and performing service activities in the department, college, university, and local community.
Ph.D. in Philosophy completed by start date.
One year full-time teaching experience in Philosophy (minimum six courses in a single academic year), with primary responsibility for course design and instruction.
AOS: Philosophy of Mind as demonstrated by research profile (dissertation, publications, grant participation) and graduate level coursework.
While AOC is Open, department has a preference for analytic Metaphysics and Epistemology
Active research program, including peer-reviewed publications.
Teaching excellence in a diverse university community.
Experience teaching upper division undergraduate courses in Philosophy of Mind or Epistemology.
Demonstrated strength in developing programming that elevates the public profile of Philosophy, including the ability to secure grants or other funding in its support.
Ability to engage across philosophical sub-fields and conduct interdisciplinary research.
Complete details and application instructions may be found through NAU's Human Resource page https://nau.edu/Human-Resources/Careers/Faculty-and-Administrator-Openings/ . The position number is 603622.
MAP @ Bristol 'Public Philosophy' Conference CFA
This conference, to be held June 8th 2018, aims provide a platform for analysis and debate about conceptual and practical issues related to the topic of ‘Public Philosophy’.
The major conceptual aspects that require discussion is about the understanding and value of public philosophy. Some questions that might be addressed for an understanding of public philosophy are as follows: What is ‘public’ philosophy, and how should it be conceptualized? What does it mean for philosophy to be public? In thinking about the value of public philosophy, one might also ask: Why is it important for philosophy to be ‘public’? In what ways ought philosophy be an outward facing endeavour, rather than an exercise confined to academic circles?
Next, we have practical concerns about how public philosophy might best be implemented- this encompasses the components of accessibility and application. In terms of accessibility, we are concerned with questions such as: How can philosophy be of use for ordinary individuals with no background in philosophy? How can philosophy inform and benefit specific domains of individual lives? How might schools and traditions of philosophy from all over the world be used to reach different audiences? Similarly, questions of application arise: What are the most productive ways to promote philosophy to a non-expert audience? What particular methods ought we to use to translate complex philosophical theories into a practice that can be applied and implemented for different goals? What responsibilities are there, if any, for academic and non-academic institutions, and individuals, to advance philosophical understandings of various realms?
The Bristol Philosophy Department welcomes presentations which address these issues. We invite academics, PG students in philosophy and related disciplines, as well as persons whose work bears on our conference topics, to contribute to this event.
Please send an anonymised abstract of no more than 500 words, along with a separate document with the author information, to email@example.com, by April 10th, 2018.
WESTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY, Kalamazoo, MI.
WMU seeks applications for a tenure-track assistant professor appointment in the Department of Philosophy with a start date of Fall 2018, pending budgetary approval. AOS: Ethics or History of Philosophy. AOC: Open. We will give higher priority to the overall promise of a candidate’s work than to the specific area of concentration. The successful candidate will be expected to conduct research, teach at the undergraduate and graduate level, and participate in departmental and/or university service. The college is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of our academic community. WMU’s Department of Philosophy (www.wmich.edu/philosophy) is broadly analytic in focus, with an undergraduate major and a highly-regarded M.A. program. The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching has placed WMU among the 76 public institutions in the nation designated as research universities with high research activity. Western Michigan University prohibits discrimination or harassment which violates the law or which constitutes inappropriate or unprofessional limitation of employment opportunity, University facility access, or participation in University activities, on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, protected veteran status, height, weight, or marital status. Applications must go to http://www.wmich.edu/hr/careers-at-wmu.html. Online applications should include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and writing sample. Transcripts, three letters of recommendation, and, if available, teaching evaluations should be sent directly to: Assistant Professor Search Committee, Department of Philosophy; 3004 Moore Hall, Western Michigan University; Kalamazoo, MI 49008. Questions may be directed by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone to (269) 387-4390. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Call for Applications
Undergraduates from underrepresented groups are invited to study logic — five topics over five days, with ten top international instructors — at Northeastern University for one week in the summer of 2018.
There is a competitive application process for this Summer Program, and we will accept 10 students. Transportation to and from Northeastern, as well as room and board are provided. A modest stipend is awarded to each participant.
By participating in this supportive program, undergraduates study logic in an inclusive setting and learn that there is a place for them in the field and that they have something valuable to offer the discipline.
We are now accepting applications for PIKSI-Logic 2018.
Interested students should complete this application, and email it (and the required accompanying documents) to email@example.com.
The deadline for applications is May 15, 2018.
Please submit an abstract of 750 words or less by February 16, 2018, in any area relevant to philosophy, psychology, and cognitive science. Special consideration will be given to submissions that fit with the four themes to be highlighted at the 2018 meeting: Emotions, Virtue, Agency and Addiction, and Well Being.
Submissions will be refereed and selected on the basis of quality and relevance to philosophy, psychology, and cognitive science. They must be written in a format appropriate for anonymous review and employ gender-neutral language. Individual authors may submit only one abstract as first author, though they may be co-authors on other submissions. All submissions will be considered for oral or poster presentation.
SPP has established a fund devoted to increasing diversity within the society. Eligible student presenters are invited to apply for travel awards when submitting via Easy Chair. Travel awards are to be used to cover conference-related expenses, including transportation, lodging, food, and conference registration. A limited number of additional graduate student travel awards will also be allocated.
All abstracts must be submitted via EasyChair.
Inquiries about the meeting should be directed to the Program Committee Chairs, Melissa Koenig (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Mike Bishop (email@example.com). Inquiries about the local arrangements should be directed to the Local Arrangements Chair, Chandra Sripada (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Applications are invited for a lecturer in the Arts and Humanities Division at Babson College. Babson students are enrolled in both liberal arts and management courses throughout their four undergraduate years. Candidates must be qualified and willing to teach both a range of philosophy courses for non-majors as well as first-year writing courses. The proportion of philosophy and writing courses will vary annually, depending on scheduling needs. In addition to their teaching duties, candidates should expect to participate in Rhetoric Program activities including but not limited to learning outcomes assessment, curriculum development, or faculty development activities. The position starts on September 1, 2018 with a normal teaching load of 6 courses per year (split between philosophy and rhetoric) and with expectations of intellectual vitality and service to the College.
Only applications submitted online will be accepted. Please include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and letters of reference in the application. Additional materials might be requested after initial screening. Review of applications will begin on February 19 and will continue until the position is filled.
We are looking for an accomplished teacher with:
• PhD. or ABD
• Demonstrated success in teaching a range of philosophy courses
• Demonstrated success in the teaching of writing at the college level
• Areas of specialization that might include ancient philosophy, Asian philosophy, African philosophy, continental philosophy or rhetoric.
• Experience in teaching, service, and scholarship in ways that will enhance the college’s commitment to diversity and inclusion
• Engagement as a colleague who is committed to the success of Babson College.
Read more here.
APA Committee Session: Diversity in Philosophy Journals
Sponsored by the Committee on Asian and Asian-American Philosophers and Philosophies, the Committee on Inclusiveness in the Profession, the Committee on the Status and Future of the Profession, the Committee on the Status of Black Philosophers, the Committee on the Status of Women, the Committee on Hispanics, the Committee on LGBTQ People in the Profession, and MAP (Minorities And Philosophy).
• Eric Schwitzgebel (University of California at Riverside) [CA: email@example.com]
• Liam Kofi Bright (Carnegie Mellon University) [PA: firstname.lastname@example.org]
• Sherri Lynn Conklin (University of California at Santa Barbara) [CA: email@example.com]
• Sally Haslanger (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) [MA: firstname.lastname@example.org]
• Nicole Hassoun (SUNY Binghamton and Cornell University) [NY: email@example.com]
• Manyul Im (University of Bridgeport) [CT: firstname.lastname@example.org]
• Meena Krishnamurthy (University of Michigan at Ann Arbor) [MI: email@example.com]
• Anita Silvers (San Francisco State University) [CA: firstname.lastname@example.org]
• Bruce Barry (Vanderbilt University and editor in chief of Business Ethics Quarterly) [TN: email@example.com]
• Christian Barry (Australian National University and co-editor of Journal of Political Philosophy) [Australia: firstname.lastname@example.org]
• David Boonin (University of Colorado at Boulder and editor of Public Affairs Quarterly) [CO: email@example.com]
• Otavio Bueno (University of Miami and editor in chief of Synthese) [FL: firstname.lastname@example.org]
• Stewart M. Cohen (University of Arizona and editor in chief of Philosophical Studies) [AZ: email@example.com]
• Graeme Forbes (University of Colorado at Boulder and editor in chief of Linguistics and Philosophy) [CO: firstname.lastname@example.org]
• Peter J. Graham (University of California at Riverside and associate editor of Journal of the American Philosophical Association) [CA: email@example.com]
• Stephen Hetherington (University of New South Wales and editor in chief of Australasian Journal of Philosophy) [Australia: firstname.lastname@example.org]
• David Hunter (Ryerson University and editor in chief of Canadian Journal of Philosophy) [ON: email@example.com]
• Rebecca Kukla (Georgetown University and editor in chief of Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal) [DC: firstname.lastname@example.org]
• Franklin Perkins (University of Hawai’i and editor in chief of Philosophy East and West) [HI: email@example.com]
• Henry Richardson (Georgetown University and editor in chief of Ethics) [DC: Henry.Richardson@georgetown.edu]
• Achille Varzi (Columbia University and editor in chief of Journal of Philosophy) [NY: firstname.lastname@example.org]
• Andrea Woody (University of Washington and editor in chief of Philosophy of Science) [WA: email@example.com]
• Jack Zupko (University of Alberta and editor in chief of Journal of the History of Philosophy) [AB: firstname.lastname@example.org]
• and representatives to be determined from Ergo, Hypatia, Philosophical Quarterly, and Philosophy and Public Affairs
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The Department of Philosophy at the University of Michigan is thrilled to announce “COMPASS at Michigan: a workshop for students considering graduate school in Philosophy.” This workshop will bring together students from a diversity of backgrounds for a weekend of philosophical discussion, networking and mentoring. Advanced undergraduates and M.A. students (first and second year) are eligible to apply.
Applicants should meet one or more of the following criteria:
• Be part of a group/demographic underrepresented in academic Philosophy;
• Have demonstrated a sustained commitment to diversity in Philosophy
The Workshop will take place on September 28 and 29, 2018. Workshop participants are expected to have read in advance 4 papers from a range of subfields (depending in part on the interests of accepted participants). In addition to sessions discussing the papers, there will be two sessions devoted to mentoring and advice from faculty members and graduate students on graduate school applications and graduate student life.
All transportation, accommodation (September 27 through September 30, 2018), and food costs will be covered for the students selected. The deadline for applications is April 15, 2018. Students selected to participate will be notified by the end of May 2018. (Application instructions in attached poster.)
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MAP is celebrating over one year of nonprofit status. The MAP International works to support and coordinate the efforts of 86 international chapters to increase substantive representation of marginalized people and ways of thought in philosophy, as well as to promote justice and public engagement throughout the professional discipline. It is generously supported by funds from the Marc Sanders Foundation, but we also accept donations from supporters like you. With your contributions, we are able to support chapters in hosting exciting and empowering events like summer schools, philosophy programs for underserved youth at the K-12 level, and chapters that do philosophy with incarcerated students.
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