Pittsburgh Summer Program 3: A Summer Program in Philosophy of Science for Underrepresented Groups, July 15 to July 19, 2019
Who is it for?
What is it?
The Summer Program will feature two daily graduate seminars about core issues and cutting-edge topics in general philosophy of science and philosophy of the special sciences (e.g., physics, biology, cognitive science and neuroscience, social sciences). The seminars and lectures will be given by internationally recognized faculty in the Department of History and Philosophy of Science and the Department of Philosophy at the University of Pittsburgh as well as in the Department of Philosophy at Carnegie Mellon University.
For further details, visit the page for PSP2, where you'll find last year's course descriptions, schedule, etc.
Housing, meals, and transportation costs (US travel only) will be covered, and all course materials provided. Applications are due March 1, 2019, and participants will be notified by April 15, 2019.
Michael Dietrich, Pitt, History and Philosophy of Science:
Dmitri Gallow, Pitt, Philosophy: www.philosophy.pitt.edu/person/dmitri-gallow
Sandra Mitchell, Pitt, History and Philosophy of Science: www.sandradmitchell.com
John D. Norton, Pitt, History and Philosophy of Science:www.pitt.edu/~jdnorton
Lisa Parker, Pitt, Center for Bioethics and Health: www.bioethics.pitt.edu/people/lisa-s-parker-phd
Erica Shumener, Pitt, Philosophy: ericashumener.net
Wayne Wu, CMU, Philosophy: www.cmu.edu/dietrich/philosophy/people/adjunct/wayne-wu.html
Kevin Zollman, CMU, Philosophy: www.kevinzollman.com
The University of Nevada, Las Vegas is hiring at Assistant Professor level.
AOC: Philosophy of Law. We especially encourage applications from candidates whose additional areas of competence include one or more of: Continental Philosophy, Normative Ethics, Philosophy of Race or Gender, African/Africana Philosophy, Eastern Philosophy, or Latin American Philosophy.
Details here. And follow this link to apply.
Job Posting: TT Job in Social or Political Philosophy at the University of Hartford
The Department of Philosophy at the University of Hartford invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin August 2019.
Preferred area of specialization: Social and Political Philosophy.
Desirable areas of competence: one or more of the following: Philosophy of Race, Philosophy of Gender, Feminist Philosophy, Environmental Philosophy.
There may be an option to request a shortened probationary period for more experienced candidates.
The successful candidate will teach undergraduate courses, both introductory and advanced, with a teaching load of 3 courses per semester. These will normally include core courses in the major, such as the History of Western Philosophy and Practical Reasoning, as well as more specialized offerings in the candidate's areas of competence, and in the general area of Philosophy and Social Justice. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to help propose and design new programming in Philosophy and Social Justice. There will be also be opportunities to teach in our innovative University Interdisciplinary Studies program.
Candidates should be able to demonstrate a willingness and ability to employ technology in teaching, and a willingness to help students improve their writing. Candidates will be expected to engage in a research program leading to publication appropriate to the discipline. Successful applicants will be expected to participate in departmental and school committees, advise students, contribute to a culture of inclusion and campus diversity, and contribute to student recruitment and retention.
Candidates must have completed a Ph.D. (or equivalent degree) in Philosophy or related discipline by the time of appointment - August 15, 2019. ABD candidates with a completion date by August 15, 2019 will be considered. Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate excellent teaching, communication, and interpersonal skills, a commitment to diversity in teaching and/or research, and be able to show evidence of scholarly achievement and promise.
Interested candidates should apply by November 26, 2018 online at: https://hartford.peopleadmin.com/postings/2257
Dossiers must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three confidential letters of reference (provide referees' email addresses and the system will ask them for confidential letters), writing sample, graduate transcript (unofficial transcript is acceptable at application stage), statement of teaching philosophy, diversity statement (a description of how the applicant would contribute to the development of a diverse and inclusive learning community at the University through teaching, research, and/or service), and teaching portfolio (sample syllabi, evidence of teaching experience and effectiveness).
Questions may be addressed to Ftfsearch@hartford.edu. Review of applications will begin November 19 and continue until a successful candidate has been selected. The Search Committee plans to conduct Skype interviews in December and hopes to invite finalists to campus for interviews and a teaching demonstration early in the spring term of 2019.
The University of Hartford is an open and welcoming community, which values diversity in all its forms. In addition, the University aspires to have its faculty and staff reflect the rich diversity of its student body and the Hartford region. Candidates committed to working with diverse populations and conversant in multicultural issues are encouraged to apply. The University of Hartford is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, Male/Female/Disabled/Veteran. Women and members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. EEO/AA/M/F/D/V.
The Moral and Political Philosophy at the Border Conference aims to highlight philosophical research in moral, social, and political philosophy. We welcome work in any area of moral and political philosophy since one aim of this conference is to enrich the dialogue at the border about issues in these areas. We especially encourage work relevant to philosophical issues about the border such as immigration and human rights.
We invite submissions from undergraduate students for poster presentations and from graduate students and faculty for paper presentations. We plan to allocate a certain number of sessions for presentation in Spanish, and we will consider submissions in either English or Spanish.
Interested applicants should send an abstract of no more than 1,000 words (300 words for undergraduate poster submissions) prepared for blind review to: email@example.com no later than December 15, 2018. Full papers should be suitable for a 30 minute presentation. Applicants can expect to receive notification of acceptance by the end of January.
We anticipate the ability to provide modest scholarships to student presenters who will be traveling from low GDP countries, with the aim of helping to offset travel expenses. If you qualify for such a scholarship, and you would like to apply, please indicate this in your initial email.
This event is made possible through generous support from Hypatia, the Center for Inter-American and Border Studies at UTEP, and the Humanities Program at UTEP.
The conference will be held at the University of Texas at El Paso on April 26-7 2019. More details here.
The Department of Philosophy at Ryerson University invites applications for two full-time tenure-track position, at the Assistant Professor level, beginning July 1st, 2019 (subject to final budgetary approval).
The areas of specialization are Ethics and Epistemology (click for further details on PhilJobs).
The Department of Philosophy consists of 18 tenure-stream faculty members. The Department offers undergraduate and graduate (Master’s) programs. Our faculty prides itself on its pluralism, the excellence of its research, and on the quality of its teaching. We are interested in candidates that will contribute to our existing research and teaching strengths by bringing innovative and diverse perspectives and experiences to the work.
Responsibilities for the position will include: teaching philosophy courses (a 2+2 load), including courses on one or more of the following topics: history of ethics; normative ethics; feminist ethics; environmental ethics; the nature of moral knowledge, moral language, moral ontology, and moral psychology; the origins of values; and the proper response to pressing global challenges. Responsibilities will also include: supervising students at the undergraduate and graduate levels; contributing to the undergraduate and graduate programs and to curriculum development/expansion as appropriate; establishing and maintaining a strong, independent research program; and participating in the academic life of the Department of Philosophy, the Faculty of Arts, and the University.
Candidates must have completed a PhD in Philosophy, or expect to do so before July 2019, and must provide evidence of high-quality teaching and excellence in research on topics in ethics, with an emerging scholarly record, as demonstrated by a number of achievements. These may include, but are not limited to, the following: awards and accolades, new course and curriculum development, a thoughtful teaching philosophy, strong teaching reviews, a robust research profile, peer-reviewed conference papers and publications in high-calibre venues, and strong letters of reference from referees of high standing. As well, candidates shall demonstrate a capacity for collegial service and a commitment to upholding the values of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion as it pertains to service, teaching, and research activities.
Job Posting: Assistant or Associate Professor of Ethics and International Affairs at The Elliot School of International Affairs, George Washington University
The Elliott School of International Affairs at the George Washington University invites applications for a tenure track appointment to begin as early as Fall 2019.
AOS: Ethics and International Affairs
AOC: Ethics and International Affairs
Description: The successful applicant will teach graduate and undergraduate courses on ethics and international affairs, including discussions of practical events and ethical challenges as they unfold in a broad range of substantive areas of international affairs; conduct research, produce scholarship and policy analysis in ethics and international affairs; and engage with the broader academic and policy communities. This appointment is at the assistant or associate professor level and will be affiliated with the Elliott School’s Leadership, Ethics and Practice initiative. The successful candidate will also have an appointment either in the Political Science or Philosophy Department. Salary and rank are commensurate with experience.
Minimum qualifications: Applicants must have a doctorate in philosophy or political science (or a relevant disciplinary or interdisciplinary field) at time of appointment. Applicants should have a promising research agenda as demonstrated by publications, presentations or works in progress; promise of excellence in teaching as demonstrated by student evaluations, peer reviews, or supervisor’s comments; and an interest in policy issues demonstrated by a teaching and research statement, publications or presentations that will support the mission of the Leadership, Ethics and Practice initiative and the Elliott School.
Application procedure: To apply, please complete an online faculty application at https://www.gwu.jobs/postings/57049, upload a cover letter that explains how your qualifications and experiences satisfy the basic qualifications for this position, a CV, sample publication (if available), teaching evaluations or assessments (if available), and course syllabi (to be included in the ‘Other Documents’ section, if available). In addition, please send at least three letters of recommendation to firstname.lastname@example.org or Faculty Affairs, 1957 E Street NW, Suite 401, Washington, DC 20052. Review of applications will begin November 26, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. Only completed applications will be considered.
The George Washington University seeks to attract a diverse faculty of the highest caliber; women and underrepresented minorities are particularly encouraged to apply. The university is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law. Employment offers are contingent on the satisfactory outcome of a standard background screening.
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