Joyce Havstad, currently assistant professor of philosophy at Oakland University, is moving to the Department of Philosophy at the University of Utah, where whe will be associate professor of philosophy. (more…)
The University of Edinburgh will be adding six people to its Philosophy Faculty. (more…)
John Lippitt, currently Professor of Ethics and Philosophy of Religion at the University of Hertfordshire, is moving to the University of Notre Dame Australia, where he will be Professor of Philosophy and Director of the University’s Institute for Ethics and Society. (more…)
Kimberley Brownlee, currently professor of philosophy at the University of Warwick and a Visiting Fellow at All Souls College, Oxford, is moving to the University of British Columbia (UBC) Department of Philosophy, where she will be a full professor. (more…)
C. Thi Nguyen, currently associate professor of philosophy at Utah Valley University, will be moving to the Department of Philosophy at the University of Utah. (more…)
Alexander Bird, currently the Peter Sowerby Professor of Philosophy and Medicine at King’s College, London (KCL) as well as an associate member of the Faculty of Philosophy at Oxford University and a visiting fellow at Exeter College, Oxford, has been named as the next Bertrand Russell Professor of Philosophy at Cambridge University. (more…)
The Dianoia Institute of Philosophy at Australian Catholic University, which was launched in March, 2019, has recently made five more full-time, permanent, research-only appointments and an additional two part-time honorary appointments. (more…)
Jc Beall, currently Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at the University of Connecticut, has accepted an offer from the Department of Philosophy at the University of Notre Dame. (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…)
J. David Velleman, currently professor of philosophy at New York University, has accepted an offer from the Department of Philosophy at Johns Hopkins University (JHU). (more…)
What if I told you it was possible for an advertisement for an academic position to explain why the hiring department is hiring in a particular area, provide a profile of the kind of colleague the existing faculty are looking for, describe the work environments the successful candidate will find themself in, convey the values the department aims to promote, and deta..
The University of Edinburgh hired eight (!) philosophers this year. (more…)
Rob Wilson, currently professor of philosophy at LaTrobe University in Melbourne, will be taking up the position of professor of philosophy at the University of Western Australia (UWA).
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…)
Miriam Schoenfield, currently associate professor of philosophy at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), has accepted a position as associate professor of philosophy at the University of Texas at Austin. (more…)
A team of researchers is conducting a study of the job market in academic philosophy and is currently seeking participants. (more…)
The new philosophical research center at Australian Catholic University created this past March continues to develop. It now has a name—the Dianoia Institute of Philosophy—and has hired a number of philosophers. (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…)
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…)