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PhD positions, graduate student conferences etc.

CFA: Summer School “Particle Physics at the Crossroads: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on the Past, Present and Future of Particle Physics”

Call for Applications (deadline 31 January 2018)

The Research Unit “Epistemology of the LHC” invites applications for the Summer School “Particle Physics at the Crossroads: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on the Past, Present and Future of Particle Physics” taking place 23-30 July 2018 in Wuppertal (Germany).
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Queensland: PhD position in philosophy of physics

The School of Historical and Philosophical Inquiry at the University of Queensland invites applications for a PhD position in philosophy of physics.

The position is funded by the Australian Research Council and is associated with the project “A philosophical exploration of simulating and controlling the quantum world”. While applicants must have a BA with a major in philosophy, an additional BSc with a major in physics will be looked upon favourably. Applications are welcome from anybody with an Honours (or equivalent – e.g. Masters) in either of philosophy or physics (and preferably the philosophy of science and/or physics).

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CFA: Junior Visiting Fellowships in Philosophy of Quantum Gravity, Geneva

Call for Applications:
JUNIOR VISITING FELLOWSHIPS in PHILOSOPHY OF QUANTUM GRAVITY
University of Geneva

The philosophy of physics group at the Department of Philosophy in Geneva (the Geneva Symmetry Group) solicits applications for short- to medium-term junior visiting fellowships for advanced PhD students and recent PhDs, to visit the group anytime between now and June 2018. The fellowships are funded by the John Templeton Foundation grant ‘Space and Time after Quantum Gravity’.

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Salzburg: postdoc in philosophy of science or logic

The Department of Philosophy at the Faculty of Cultural and Social Science at the University of Salzburg seeks applications for a postdoc (tenure-track position) in philosophy of science and/or logic. The appointment will be made within the Austrian B1 salary scheme (initial salary is at least 50772,40 Euro per annum with automatic pay increases as detailed in the “Kollektivvertrag für die ArbeitnehmerInnen der Universitäten”). The starting date is 1 October 2018.
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Hannover: Assistant Professor/Lecturer in Philosophy of Science

ASSISTANTPROFESSORSHIP/LECTURERSHIP, FIXED TERM, IN PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE

at the Institute for Philosophy, Leibniz University Hannover.

The initial appointment is for three years, renewable for up to two
additional years.

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San Francisco SU: Assistant Professor in Philosophy of Science

The San Francisco State University Philosophy Department invites applicants for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor with Area of Specialization (AOS) in Philosophy of Science (broadly construed) beginning August 2018. Experience researching in a STEM discipline is a plus, as is interest in normative aspects of scientific investigation. Areas of Competence (AOC) open.
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MPIWG: Two postdoc positions

Alex Blum is starting his own research group at the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science (MPIWG) and is looking to hire a philosophy of physics (or physics) postdoc and a history of physics postdoc. The duration of these fixed-term positions will be two years, with the possibility to be extended for another two years. For more information, please visit http://mpiwg.de/en/news/jobs#16123.

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