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PhD position: Geneva

4-year fully funded PhD position, University of Geneva, Switzerland

The University of Geneva (https://www.unige.ch/lettres/philo/en/homepage/) offers a 4-year fully funded PhD position within Dr. Claudio Calosi’s Eccellenza Professorship:

The Metaphysics of Quantum Objects

The project will be linked to eidos, the Centre for Metaphysics (http://eidoscentre.org/), and the Geneva Symmetry Group (https://genevasymmetrygroup.wordpress.com/).

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Postdoc: Geneva

3-year fully funded post-doc fellowship, University of Geneva, Switzerland

The University of Geneva (https://www.unige.ch/lettres/philo/en/homepage/) offers a 3-year fully funded post-doc fellowship within Dr. Claudio Calosi’s Eccellenza Professorship:

The Metaphysics of Quantum Objects

The project will be linked to eidos, the Centre for Metaphysics (http://eidoscentre.org/), and the Geneva Symmetry Group (https://genevasymmetrygroup.wordpress.com/).
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Postdoc at the University of Washington

We are pleased to invite applications for a postdoctoral Research Associate for two (2) years in philosophy of physics at the University of Washington. The position is funded by the NSF grant: “The Role of the Classical Limit and Symmetries in Constructing Quantum Theories,” led by Benjamin Feintzeig. The post-doc will work on conceptual and mathematical issues in the foundations of quantum physics, and will become part of the philosophy of science research group in the Department of Philosophy at UW.
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Bonn: Heinrich Hertz Fellowship in History and Philosophy of Physics

The Heinrich Hertz Fellowship in History and Philosophy of physics is designed to allow PhD students and early-career scholars to spend 3 months, 6 months or an entire academic year (9 months) at the University of Bonn to work on any topic in history and philosophy of physics. They have no formal duties apart from following their own research agenda and interacting with the other historians and philosophers of physics in Bonn. Hertz fellows are provided with:
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Bonn: Postdoc and graduate funding in history and philosophy of physics

The University of Bonn invites applications for a five-year postdoc in history and philosophy of physics, as well as applications for a graduate studentship (four years of full funding) to pursue a PhD in the same subject. For details see https://www.history-and-philosophy-of-physics.com/jobs.html

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Northwestern: New Grant/Sabbatical Opportunity

Applications are being accepted through 1 Dec. 2018* for grant support for an interdisciplinary visitor (a philosopher, theologian, …) to be resident at the new Center for Fundamental Physics (CFP) at Northwestern University. The CFP webpage describes the opportunity and proposal requirements (http://cfp.physics.northwestern.edu/) for applications to be submitted via this website.

*Any extensions of the deadline date will be announced on the web page.

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Funding opportunities at the Center for Fundamental Physics at Northwestern

The Center for Fundamental Physics at Northwestern has issued an initial call for applications for interdisciplinary visiting fellowships. The first round of applications is being accepted between Sept. 15, 2018 and Dec. 1, 2018 for stays to start in 2019.
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