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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.

Pittsburgh: Postdoc in Philosophy of Physics

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:
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Postdoc position in philosophy of physics / metaphysics of science: Grenoble

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.
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Job: Scientific Collaborator, University of Geneva

Call for Applications:

SCIENTIFIC COLLABORATOR
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.
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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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