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Only jobs in the philosophy of science are listed, and usually only those not advertised in JFP. No PhD positions–for these, check out the graduate student corner.

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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USC: Assistant Professor in Philosophy of Physics

The School of Philosophy in the Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences at the University of Southern California is offering a tenure track, Assistant Professor position in Philosophy beginning August 2018. Area of Specialization: Philosophy of Physics. The position will be filled only at the highest level of promise or distinction.

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Caltech: Postdoc in philosophy of science

The Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences at the California Institute of Technology invites applications for a two-year Postdoctoral Instructorship in philosophy of science, broadly construed. The successful candidate will be expected to begin the appointment prior to the start of Caltech’s fall term on September 25, 2017, and to teach three (ten-week) undergraduate courses during each of the two years. The appointment is contingent upon completion of the Ph.D.
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LMU Munich: 2 postdocs, 2 doctoral fellowships

The MCMP has opened four positions for which philosophers of physics will also be considered:

Two Postdoctoral Fellowships at the MCMP (LMU Munich)

The Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy (MCMP) seeks applications for two 2-year postdoctoral fellowships starting on October 1, 2017. (A later starting date is possible.) We are especially interested in candidates who work in one or more of the following fields: general philosophy of science, social epistemology, philosophy and psychology of reasoning and argumentation, Bayesian epistemology, Bayesian philosophy of science, philosophy of physics, and decision theory. Some teaching (in English) is possible, but not required.
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