A team of researchers is conducting a study of the job market in academic philosophy and is currently seeking participants. (more…)
Elizabeth Schecter, previously in the Department of Philosophy and the Philosophy-Neuroscience-Psychology Program at Washington University in St. Louis, is now associate professor in the Department of Philosophy and the Cognitive Science Program at Indiana University, Bloomington. (more…)
In a field where more than half of our students won’t get academic jobs, we are actively creating a culture where most of our students will view themselves as failures.
Sarah Paul, until recently associate professor of philosophy at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, has taken up an associate professorship in philosophy at the Abu Dhabi campus of New York University.
A new study looks at the jobs and skills of college graduates, including those who major in philosophy, finds that choice of major “isn’t as deterministic of our work as we might believe,” and aims to help students understand how their education has prepared them for the job market. (more…)
A dispute that began in 2008 with Adèle Mercier, associate professor of philosophy at Queen’s University, along with two other colleagues, filing complaints of gender discrimination in her department on behalf of students, and that came to be about the way the university treated Mercier in response (previously), has just been partially resolved, with the Ontario Hum..
Amia Srinivasan, associate professor of philosophy at the University of Oxford and a tutorial fellow at St John’s College, will be the next holder of the Chichele Professorship in Social and Political Theory at Oxford. (more…)
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…)