The Center for Philosophy of Science at the University of Pittsburgh invites applications for Fellowships supporting visits in the Center for a term or an academic year. The Center has invited William Wimsatt to be the Senior Visiting Fellow for the academic year September 2018 - April 2019. We encourage applications for Postdoctoral and Visiting Fellowships from scholars whose research intersects with Professor Wimsatt’s.
We also invite applications for the academic year September 2019 - April 2020 for the position of Senior Visiting Fellow.
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More details here: https://philjobs.org/job/show/8886.
John Jay College, Asst Prof (TT) Job Posting. AOS: Open, with preference for Latin American or Latino/a philosophy.
More details here: https://philjobs.org/job/show/8562.
The Department of Philosophy at Wichita State University invites applications for a tenure eligible position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning in August of 2018. AOS: Contemporary Epistemology. AOC: Applied Ethics. The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses in contemporary epistemology and related areas, as well as in applied ethics. The department also has teaching needs in logic and critical thinking. Ph.D. in philosophy and successful teaching experience are required; teaching experience at an institution with a diverse student body is preferred. Salary: $51,000. Applicants must complete the on-line faculty profile at http://jobs.wichita.edu. To be considered complete, an application must include a covering letter, c.v., transcript, sample of writing, and three letters of recommendation. Wichita State University does not discriminate in its employment practices, educational programs or activities on the basis of age, ancestry, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, political affiliation, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a veteran. Offers of employment are contingent upon a successful criminal background check as required by Kansas Board of Regents policy. Deadline for application is December 15th, 2017.
To apply for this position, please complete the online application and have 3 confidential letters of recommendation sent to Dr. Jeffrey Hershfield, Chair via email@example.com.
Call for Papers for a Special Issue of Public Affairs Quarterly on “Race and Public Policy”
This special issue will feature articles that bring philosophical analysis to bear on issues involving race and public policy. Possible topics include, but are not limited to: affirmative action, racial profiling, the Black Lives Matter movement, hate speech, hate crimes, reparations for slavery and other historical injustices, implicit bias, race and health, race and medicine, race and technology, race and the criminal justice system, race and the environment, race and education, race and sports, race and ethnicity, race and immigration, race and identity, and race and inequality.
Submissions on any philosophical topic concerning race and public policy will be considered. Submissions should be in Microsoft Word format and should be double-spaced and prepared for blind review. The journal prefers manuscripts of 6,000-9,000 words in length but articles outside these limits may still be considered. Articles intended for consideration for inclusion in this issue should be submitted by December 31, 2018 via the journal’s online submission process at http://ojs.press.illinois.edu/index.php/paq/. Questions about potential submissions should be directed to the Editor, David Boonin, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Department of Philosophy at Virginia Tech invites applications for a tenure-track position, to begin August 10, 2018. Rank: Assistant Professor. AOS: Philosophy of Science, broadly construed; AOC: Open.
We seek a philosopher whose work genuinely engages with science and whose interests genuinely include ethical issues in science and technology. The successful candidate for this position will have the opportunity to engage in transdisciplinary research, curriculum, or outreach initiatives with other university faculty working in the Data and Decisions Destination Area. The Data and Decisions Destination Area is focused on advancing the human condition and society with better decisions through data. Faculty working together in this area are building toward integrating data analytics and decision sciences across the transdisciplinary research and curriculum efforts at Virginia Tech and beyond. See http://provost.vt.edu/destination-areas.html. The standard teaching load is four courses per academic year, including one graduate course. Evidence of excellence in research and teaching required. Salary competitive. PhD in Philosophy completed by August 2018. In addition to offering a first class MA in Philosophy, the department is a major component of two interdisciplinary PhD programs: Science and Technology Studies; and The Alliance for Social, Political, Ethical and Cultural Thought. We encourage a diverse pool of applicants. Our department embraces diversity and seeks candidates committed to an educational climate welcoming to students of all races, nationalities, and genders. Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, or veteran status; or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees, or applicants; or any other basis protected by law. This position will require occasional travel to attend professional conferences and a criminal background check. Interested candidates are REQUIRED to complete an online application at www.jobs.vt.edu posting #TR0170159 and attach a letter of interest, CV, teaching dossier, research statement, writing sample, and transcript. Applicants also are required to include contact information for at least three (3) references who will be asked to submit confidential letters of recommendation. Interviews by Skype; finalists invited to campus. Applications received by November 15, 2017, can expect full consideration.
Web address to apply: http://www.jobs.vt.edu
Deadline for full consideration: November 15, 2017, 12:00am EST
Contact name: Joseph C. Pitt
Contact email: jcpittvt.edu
Contact phone: 540-231-5760
The Department of Philosophy at Temple University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor appointment starting in Fall 2018 in AOS: Social and Political Philosophy
AOC: Open; Philosophy of Race and/or Philosophy of Gender welcome.
Candidates must hold a PhD by July 1, 2018 or shortly thereafter. Candidates must demonstrate excellence in, and commitment to, both research and teaching. The normal teaching load for research-active faculty is two courses per semester. Dissertation supervision and service responsibilities are also expected.
Candidates should include a cover letter, CV, research statement, writing sample, teaching statement, teaching dossier, diversity statement, and three confidential letters of recommendation. Salary and benefits are competitive. For information about the department, please see http://www.cla.temple.edu/philosophy
We will not be interviewing at the Eastern Division APA meetings.
Temple University is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. The university is committed to increasing diversity in both its community and its curriculum. Candidates who can contribute to this goal are strongly encouraged to apply.
Application type: Online
Instructions: Candidates should include a cover letter, CV, research statement, writing sample, teaching statement, evidence of teaching excellence (such as teaching evaluations) and three confidential letters of recommendation. Early applications are appreciated.
Web address to apply: https://apply.interfolio.com/45476
Application deadline: November 5, 2017
Contact name: Miriam Solomon (please feel free to contact me with any questions)
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Contact phone: 215-204-9629
ASSISTANT to MID-ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR (TENURE-TRACK OR TENURED), LOGIC AND PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE
School of Social Sciences - Logic & Philosophy of Science
Open date: October 10th, 2017
Next review date: November 10th, 2017
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: March 30th, 2018
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORINA, IRVINE, The Department of Logic and Philosophy of Science at UC Irvine invites applications for a tenure-track or tenured appointment at the rank of Assistant to mid-Associate Professor. AOS/AOC: open, but with a strong preference for a scholar in Mathematical Logic and/or one who can make substantial contributions to our recently launched MA program in Politics, Philosophy, and Economics, with an emphasis on formal approaches (e.g., game theory, decision theory, probability, or social choice). Ph.D. required or expected before start of employment. All applicants are asked to provide a cover letter, teaching statement, and a full curriculum vita. In addition, junior applicants are strongly encouraged to include a writing sample and at least 3 letters of recommendation (senior applicants may simply provide a list of potential references). For full application instructions, please visit the LPS employment page at: http://www.lps.uci.edu/employment.php. Candidates wishing to be guaranteed consideration for the current recruitment cycle should apply no later than November 10, 2017, but LPS will continue to accept applications until the position available for the current recruitment cycle has been filled. Please submit applications to: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/apply/JPF04295
The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy. A recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity, UCI is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples, supports work-life balance through an array of family-friendly policies, and is dedicated to broadening participation in higher education.
Philosophy of Race position announcement
The Philosophy Department at the University of Oklahoma (OU) is hiring an assistant (tenure-track) or early associate (tenured) professor in the Philosophy of Race. We are seeking a candidate doing exciting, innovative research who will be an integral member of our philosophical community. Many members of our department, as well as others at OU, have strong interests in philosophy of race. The position offers a 2/2 teaching load with many opportunities for research support. Our friendly, collegial department is located in a city of 100,000 with lots of green space, good public schools, and many restaurants, coffee shops, recreation opportunities, and locally owned small businesses.
The ad and link to apply are here: https://apply.interfolio.com/45643. Additional information about our department and about the search is available here: http://philosophy.ou.edu/faculty-search-in-the-philosophy-of-race.
I am the search committee chair. Please don’t hesitate to contact me, or direct any queries my way, if questions arise about our search: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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