Junior Hiring in Philosophy of Physics 2015

UPDATE 20 April 2015: Please also see the comments. I am particularly thrilled to announce that Chip Sebens has accepted the offer from UCSD, which remains committed to strength in philosophy of physics! This is excellent news for UCSD, but also more great news for Southern California after the announcements that Lehmkuhl has moved to Caltech and that Wallace will move to USC next year.

‘Tis the season again… to start announcing junior hiring in philosophy of physics. Some of the hiring is still in the works, and please let me know if you know of something to post. Here is what is official as of right now: Continue reading

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Gravity and Geometry: Centenary Perspectives on General Relativity (Western, 6-7 June 2015)

Please join us for the Department of Philosophy at Western University’s annual Philosophy of Physics Conference:

Gravity and Geometry: Centenary Perspectives on General Relativity
9:30am – 5:30pm on June 6
and 10:00am – 1:15pm on June 7

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Western University
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2nd International Workshop on Quantum Mechanics and Quantum Information

Physical, Philosophical and Logical Perspectives

23-24 July 2015, Brussels

This meeting is a continuation of: http://convegni.unica.it/quantum/?lang=en

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Winner of the 2015 Cushing Prize: Eleanor Knox

The James T. Cushing Memorial Prize in History and Philosophy of Physics

The John J. Reilly Center for Science, Technology, and Values, along with the Graduate Program in History and Philosophy of Science at the University of Notre Dame and the Advisory Committee of the James T. Cushing Memorial
Prize in History and Philosophy of Physics are pleased to announce the award of the Cushing Prize for 2015 to Dr. Eleanor Knox, Lecturer in Philosophy in the Philosophy Department, King’s College London, for her paper, ‘Newtonian Spacetime Structure in Light of the Equivalence Principle’, published in The British Journal for the Philosophy of Science (2014). The Cushing Prize carries a $2000 award plus an invitation to deliver a lecture as part of the History and Philosophy of Science Colloquium at the University of Notre Dame.
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Saalburg Summer School for PhD students

This looks like an excellent summer school:

http://www.itp.uni-hannover.de/saalburg/

It will be taking place 31 August – 11 September 2015 in Wolfersdorf, Thueringen, and organized by Arthur Hebecker, Ivo Sachs, Stefan Theisen, Andreas Wipf, and Olaf Lechtenfeld.
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12th International Workshop on Quantum Physics and Logic (QPL)

July 13-17, Oxford, United Kingdom
http://www.cs.ox.ac.uk/qpl2015

The 12th International Workshop on Quantum Physics and Logic (QPL) will take place at the Department of Computer Science of the University of Oxford between Wednesday 15 and Friday 17 July, 2015. The workshop will be preceded by tutorials on Monday 13 and Tuesday 14 July 2015.
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TU Kaiserslautern: Associate Professor in Theoretical Philosophy

The Technical University at Kaiserlautern has advertised a position of Associate Professor in Theoretical Philosophy, with specialisation in general philosophy of science, history of science, or philosophy of the natural or technical sciences. The ad is in German, though it doesn’t say that German is required. Here it is:
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