The University of St Andrews has recently appointed five new Professorial Fellows in philosophy. (more…)
Julia Driver and Roy Sorensen, both currently professors of philosophy at Washington University in St. Louis, are moving to the Department of Philosophy at the University of Texas at Austin. (more…)
Andres Schoubye, currently lecturer in the School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences at the University of Edinburgh, has accepted an offer of a senior lectureship in the Department of Philosophy at Stockholm University.
Katharine Jenkins, currently an assistant professor of philosophy at the University of Nottingham, has accepted an appointment as a lecturer in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Glasgow.
A philosophy professor has put together a book featuring brief essays by thirty people who majored in philosophy at his school and who went on to pursue a wide range of careers. (more…)
The Sage School of Philosophy at Cornell University has made three senior hires: Shaun Nichols (currently at the University of Arizona), Karolina Hübner (currently at the University of Toronto), and Carlotta Pavese (currently at Duke University). (more…)
David Wallace, currently professor of philosophy at the University of Southern California (USC), will be moving to the University of Pittsburgh, where he will hold the Mellon Chair in both History & Philosophy of Science and Philosophy. (more…)
In 2015 I asked readers to share bad experiences they had while visiting campuses during their job searches. I would bet, alas, that the past four years did not go by without such incidents. (more…)
Ian Phillips and Hanna Pickard, both professors of philosophy at the University of Birmingham, will be moving to Johns Hopkins University (JHU), where they will each hold the title of Distinguished Professor. (more…)
Rosa Terlazzo, currently assistant professor of philosophy at Kansas State University, is moving to the Department of Philosophy at the University of Rochester, where she will be an associate professor. (more…)
Jennifer Morton, currently associate professor of philosophy at the City University of New York (CUNY), at the City College of New York and the Graduate Center, will be moving to the Department of Philosophy at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (UNC). (more…)
Aero Data Lab, “a collaboration of scientists, ethicists, and policy-makers interested in improving the quality of the clinical research enterprise,” has published an analysis of trends in the academic philosophy job market over the past six years. (more…)
Patricia Williams, currently the James L. Dohr Professor of Law at Columbia Law School, will be moving to Northeastern University, where she will have a joint appointment in the School of Law and the Department of Philosophy and Religion. (more…)
“We typically get around 300 applicants. In our first pass through those applications, we read one and only one thing by every single candidate: the Abstract of their job market paper.” (more…)
How many of those who graduate with a degree in philosophy in the UK are employed six months after graduation? What kinds of jobs do they get?