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PhD positions, graduate student conferences etc.

CFA: First Biennial Midwest Summer School in Philosophy of Physics

Hosted by:
University of Chicago
University of Illinois at Chicago and the Space and Time After Quantum Gravity project
University of Notre Dame

Location:
Stevanovich Institute on the Formation of Knowledge, 5737 S. University Ave., Chicago, Illinois, USA

Dates:
July 22-27, 2018

Further information, when available, at http://beyondspacetime.net/summer-school-2018.
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CFA: Workshop ‘Rethinking Foundations of Physics’ 2018

Saturday March 17 – Saturday March 24

Traditional conferences and subject-specific workshops offer little room for having in-depth discussions about the foundations of physics in an open, creative and speculative way. Since the first meeting in 2013, this workshop has offered a platform for engaging in such discussions.
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CFA: MCMP Summer School on Mathematical Philosophy for Female Students

The MCMP is organising the fifth edition of the Summer School on Mathematical Philosophy for Female Students, and invites applications until March 5, 2018.

PROGRAM
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This year the focus will be on metaphysics. More specifically, we will have the following lecture streams:
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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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