Junior hiring in philosophy of physics 2014

As I did last year, I would like to start a post open for comments reporting on junior hiring (i.e., tenure-track and postdoc). While some are still in the making–and I will only report on them if they are official or have been announced elsewhere–, I know of one junior hire in the philosophy of physics so far, broadly conceived as always (in fact, this one is in metaphysics of science, more appropriately):
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CFP: αnalytica | a new open-access e-journal for the philosophy of science

We are pleased to announce the launch of αnalytica, an open-access, English-language electronic journal dedicated to the philosophy of science. αnalytica is edited by a younger generation of Greek philosophers of science, with the aid and support of an international advisory board. It provides a platform for peer-reviewed original contributions in philosophy of science, and is hosted by the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens.

αnalytica invites submissions in all areas of philosophy of science and of individual sciences, and is open to all traditions, schools and approaches.
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Tübingen Summer School, 4-8 August 2014

Call for Applications

The Forum Scientiarum (University of Tuebingen) kindly invites 20 graduate students and young researchers in the field of philosophy of science, physics and mathematics, to apply for the International Interdisciplinary Summer School:

Arches and Scaffoldings. Continuity and Discontinuity in the Genesis of Special Relativity, General Relativity, and Quantum Mechanics
with Michel Janssen, University of Minnesota

Tuebingen, August 4 – August 8, 2014
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Workshop on Quantum States, University of Lausanne, 1-3 May 2014

Workshop “The quantum state as the memory of a quantum system: A physical inquiry and a metaphysical appraisal”

University of Lausanne, 1-3 May 2014
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14th Annual Philosophy of Logic, Mathematics, and Physics Graduate Conference, Western University, 5-6 June 2014

The 14th Annual Philosophy of Logic, Mathematics, and Physics Graduate Conference will take place on Thursday-Friday, June 5-6, 2014, at the University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario, Canada. Doreen Fraser from the University of Waterloo will deliver the keynote address.

The LMP conference is held in conjunction with Western’s annual Philosophy of Physics Conference, taking place Saturday-Sunday June 7-8, 2014. This year’s topic is Metaphysics Within and Without Physics, with speakers Jean Bricmont (Université catholique de Louvain), Anjan Chakravartty (Notre Dame), Robert DiSalle (UWO), Tim Maudlin (NYU), Kerry McKenzie (UWO), Wayne Myrvold (UWO), Stathis Psillos (UWO), Laura Ruetsche (Michigan), Jessica Wilson (Toronto).

More information, including programs for both conferences, can be found at http://logicmathphysics.ca. Registration is required. If you would like to attend either conference please contact the organizers at uwolmp@gmail.com. We hope you will join us.

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Job in Philosophy of Science: Bielefeld

I honestly don’t know at which level the following position will be, but it seems to be at the level of lecturer rather than in a professorial rank. Anyway, here is the ad:

Job Bielefeld, Department of Philosophy

The Department of Philosophy at Bielefeld University invites applications for a fixed term position in philosophy of science effective from October 2014.
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London Foundations Conference on the Foundations of Quantum Theory: 14 May 2014

After successful meetings in previous years at Senate House and Imperial college, the next London Foundations Conference on the Foundations of Quantum Theory will take place at the London School of Economics on May 14, 2014. The meeting intends to increase collaboration between the academic institutions in London and to provide training for early career researchers (Ph.D. students and postdocs).

Attendance is free but limited, registration is required; for details, including registration, see the website:


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UC Irvine: Assistant/Associate Professor in Philosophy of Physics

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, IRVINE. The Department of Logic and Philosophy of Science invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. AOS/AOC: Should include Philosophy of Physics. Funding for this position is contingent on budgetary approval. For application instructions see the link below. Review of applications will begin March 30, 2014; applications received after this date may also be considered. The University of California, Irvine is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity, and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women and minorities.
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