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…)
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…)
The University of Toronto Department of Philosophy has just hired two scholars who specialize in Indian philosophy: Jonardon Ganeri, currently professor of philosophy and humanities at New York University’s Abu Dhabi campus, and Elisa Freschi, currently at the Department of South Asian, Tibetan and Buddhist Studies at the University of Vienna.
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.
In an interview at Inside Higher Education, Jason Brennan (Georgetown) and Phillip Magness (American Institute for Economic Research), answer a question from interviewer Scott Jaschik about their view that universities are admitting too many PhD students. (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…)
“If a prospective student can’t, through no fault of their own, properly evaluate the disvalue of not getting a job, this changes the way we need to assign responsibility for the choice.” (more…)
Tom Dougherty, currently lecturer in the Faculty of Philosophy at the University of Cambridge, is moving to the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (UNC), where he will be a tenured associate professor of philosophy. (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…)
What do you wish you had known about finding a job in academic philosophy, but didn’t, when you were a graduate student preparing to do so? (more…)