Philosophy Job MarketCategory
Over 20 jobs have been advertised this season at PhilJobs: Jobs for Philosophers that list among the desired areas of specialization or competence philosophy related to artificial intelligence (AI). (more…)
Are you interested in philosophy, gardens, and profit? If so—and if you don’t think Plato is a better philosopher than Aristotle—then read on for details about an exciting opportunity .
Some hiring universities and departments ask applicants to philosophy faculty positions for diversity statements.
What does a good diversity statement for an academic philosophy job look like? (more…)
As noted in yesterday’s post, Academic Philosophy & Data Analysis (APDA) has completed its data gathering for nearly 150 philosophy PhD programs, with a new data dashboard capturing nearly 6,000 philosophy PhD graduates between 2013 and 2023. (more…)
Academic Philosophy & Data Analysis (APDA), an ongoing project to collect, analyze, and distribute data about job placement, student experience, and other aspects of PhD programs in philosophy, is launching a new “data dashboard” through which people can explore the information it has collected. (more…)
“Why can’t I just put my CV and a few other docs on PhilPeople, set a few parameters (geography, specialty etc.) then set my status to ‘looking’, then let the hiring committees browse the available talent, DM the candidates they like to see if they’re serious. Such an endless waste of time applying for jobs.” (more…)
How did the academic philosophy job market look between January and June, 2023? (more…)
A philosopher with a tenure-track job applied for a position at another university. The application and interview process went well, and he got the offer. And then he didn’t get the offer. (more…)
To its credit, the Department of Philosophy at National University of Singapore, in a timely manner, emailed some applicants to its recently advertised open rank position to inform them that they were no longer being considered for the job. Unfortunately, the email addresses of all of the recipients of the rejection letter were visible in the “cc” section of the mes..
How has the 2022-23 philosophy job market looked so far? (more…)
“I have wanted to be a philosophy professor since I first took an Intro to Philosophy course my first semester of undergrad. I have worked tirelessly for 15 years toward this goal. There were so many times when I felt completely defeated, hopeless, on the verge of giving up. There were several occasions when it seemed clear to that it just wasn’t going to happen. I ..
When it comes to finding a permanent academic position in philosophy, “women have 58–114 percent greater odds than men, or a probability difference of 10–17 percent.” (more…)
The market for tenure-track jobs in philosophy “was vastly better than last year’s COVID-impacted season, but still not quite up to the level of TT job ads pre-COVID.” (more…)
Over 2 million people so far have fled Ukraine during the Russian attack. Among them are philosophy faculty and students who may be in need of temporary ways of supporting themselves and their family, and if possible, continuing their work. The purpose of this page is to provide a centralized location for the listing of positions, opportunities, funding, and other f..
Philosophers, have you considered trying to get a job in a business school? In the following guest post*, Kenneth Silver, who earned his PhD in philosophy from the University of Southern California and is now assistant professor in business ethics at the Trinity Business School at Trinity College Dublin, explains why you might want to, and how to do it. (more…)
How many people are applying for academic jobs in philosophy? There have been some efforts underway to collect this information, and among them was a survey sent out by Charles Lassiter (Gonzaga) to search committees. (more…)
Over at Philosophers’ Cocoon there’s a post soliciting information from search committees about the number of applicants they’ve received for the positions they are aiming to fill this season. (more…)
How will remote working in academia spread beyond the pandemic circumstances that familiarized so many of us with it? (more…)
Charles Lassiter, associate professor of philosophy at Gonzaga University, has once again taken a look at the advertisements for academic positions in philosophy, and reports what he has found in the following guest post*. (more…)
Madeline Martin-Seaver, a philosophy post-doc at Auburn University, has created a new site that lists “alt-ac” job openings that would be appropriate for people with graduate degrees in the humanities and social sciences. (more…)
The Consortium for Faculty Diversity is “committed to increasing the diversity of students, faculty members and curricular offerings at liberal arts colleges with a particular focus on enhancing the diversity of faculty members and of applicants for faculty positions,” and does so by offering dissertation and post-doctoral fellowships across a range of disciplines, ..
How many tenure track positions in philosophy were advertised during the 2020-2021 job market season? (more…)
Compared to previous years, the number of academic jobs advertised this season is much lower. (more…)