What areas of specialization (AOS) are philosophy departments hiring in? (more…)
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…)
“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…)
Texas A&M University will be paying Kathleen McElroy $1 million as part of legal settlement over the university’s botched efforts at trying to hire her, and then trying to not hire her. (more…)
How did the academic philosophy job market look between January and June, 2023? (more…)
Colin Allen, recently Distinguished Professor in the Department of History and Philosophy of Science at the University of Pittsburgh,and Adina Roskies, currently Helman Family Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at Dartmouth College, have both accepted senior offers from the Department of Philosophy at the University of California, Santa Barbara. (more…)
Kenny Easwaran, who until recently was professor in the Department of Philosophy at Texas A&M University, has accepted a position as associate professor in the Department of Logic and Philosophy of Science at the University of California, Irvine. (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…)
Stewart Duncan, currently associate professor at the University of Florida, and Justin Bruner, currently associate professor at the University of Arizona, will both be moving to the University at Buffalo Department of Philosophy, the former as full professor and the latter as associate professor. Buffalo also made five hires at the assistant professor level. (more…..
Robert J. Howell, currently professor and chair of philosophy at Southern Methodist University, will be moving to Rice University, where he will be professor of philosophy and chair of the Philosophy Department. (more…)
Corey J. Maley and Sarah Robins, both currently associate professors of philosophy at the University of Kansas, have accepted job offers as associate professors of philosophy at Purdue University. (more…)
Last week we reported on how Christian Coons, associate professor of philosophy at Bowling Green State University (BGSU), is facing disciplinary proceedings that may lead to his termination from the university (here). This development has its origins in Coons’s complaints about irregularities in a job search conducted by the Department of Philosophy during the 2015-..
Stacie Friend, currently reader in philosophy at Birkbeck, University of London, and Milo Philips-Brown, currently associate professor of philosophy at the University of Oxford, will be moving to Edinburgh University. (more…)
David Bronstein, previously lecturer in philosophy at the University of New South Wales, last fall became Senior Research Fellow/Associate Professor at the Institute for Ethics & Society at The University of Notre Dame Australia in Sydney. (more…)
Sven Nyholm, currently associate professor of philosophy at Utrecht University, will be joining the Faculty of Philosophy at LMU Munich, where he will be Professor of Ethics of Artificial Intelligence. (more…)
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 ..
Matthew J. Brown, recently professor of philosophy at the University of Texas at Dallas, has moved to Southern Illinois University (SIU), where he is the Jo Ann & Donald N. Boydston Chair of American Philosophy and the
Director of SIU’s Center for Dewey Studies. (more…)