The Research Unit “The Epistemology of the LHC”, funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG) and the Austrian Science Fund (FWF), invites applications for
2 Postdoctoral and 5 Doctoral positions
in the fields of philosophy of science, history of science, social studies of science, and physics.
The Heinrich Hertz Fellowship in History and Philosophy of physics is designed to allow graduate 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 the 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.
The Interdisciplinary Centre for Science and Technology Research (IZWT) at the Bergische Universität Wuppertal
is seeking a
University Professor of Philosophy
Pay scale group: W 2 State Remuneration Act (LBesG) NRW (pursuant to section 36 Higher Education Act (HG) NRW)
to start in October 2020.
The Center for Philosophy of Science at the University of Pittsburgh invites applications for Fellowships supporting visits in the Center for a term or an academic year during the year 2020-2021. For details, visit the Center Website, www.pitt.edu/~pittcntr.
The Center is pleased to announce that Nick Huggett will be the Senior Visiting Fellow for the academic year September 2020 – April 2021. We encourage applications for Postdoctoral and Visiting Fellowships from scholars whose research intersects with Professor Huggett’s.
In particular, one postdoc may be in the philosophy of cosmology, of quantum gravity, or of spacetime theories:
Call for Applications:
Postdoc position in philosophy of physics / metaphysics of science
University Grenoble Alpes
The Chair of Excellence in Philosophy of Quantum Physics in Grenoble solicits applications for a 1-year postdoc position attached to the Chair within the interdisciplinary project ‘The entanglement of physics and philosophy’ starting 1 January 2020 (please see below for more information on the project). The Chair is part of the Cross Disciplinary Program ‘Quantum Engineering Grenoble’ (QuEnG), which aims to foster a pluridisciplinary environment for quantum technologies in Grenoble.
Call for Applications:
in the project ‘To and Fro: Scientific Metaphysics at Physics’s Frontiers’
University of Geneva
The Department of Philosophy in Geneva solicits applications for a research position (‘collaborateur scientifique’), starting 1 September 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter. The position is funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation grant ‘To and Fro: Scientific Metaphysics at Physics’s Frontiers’. The position will be funded for up to 9 months from the starting date.
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/).