Philosophy Job MarketCategory
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…)
Daily Nous usually posts about new academic hires in philosophy only at the associate professor level or higher. This is because the site would otherwise be overwhelmed with hiring announcements—not because it isn’t great news when people get tenure-track jobs, post-docs, visiting positions, and the like. (more…)
Between August 1, 2018 and July 31, 2019, there were approximately 180 junior jobs, 70 postdocs, and 60 open-rank positions in academic philosophy in the United States advertised. (more…)
The COVID-19 pandemic and the various measures taken in response to it are disrupting and delaying normal university processes as well as having broader economic consequences. How have academic job searches in process and plans for hires in the near future been affected? (more…)
The Department of Philosophy at the University of Milan is looking to fill a tenure-track position in applied ethics. To apply, send the university your CV, a sampling of your writing, and €25.82 ($28). (more…)
A reader draws my attention to the advertisement for an assistant professorship in philosophy at Duke University as an example of the problem of schools asking for excessive information for the first round of applications. (more…)
Marymount Manhattan College is looking to hire someone with expertise in both public philosophy and prison education, neither of which have been listed as areas of specialization in a philosophy job ad before, to my knowledge. (more…)
A team of researchers is conducting a study of the job market in academic philosophy and is currently seeking participants. (more…)