Category Archives: Job openings

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.

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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Bonn: Postdoc and graduate funding in history and philosophy of physics

The University of Bonn invites applications for a five-year postdoc in history and philosophy of physics, as well as applications for a graduate studentship (four years of full funding) to pursue a PhD in the same subject. For details see https://www.history-and-philosophy-of-physics.com/jobs.html

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Postdoctoral positions: Black Hole Initiative, Harvard

*Postdoctoral Research Positions*

*THE BLACK HOLE INITIATIVE*
*HARVARD UNIVERSITY*

Applications are invited for Postdoctoral Research Fellows in the Black Hole Initiative (BHI) at Harvard University and the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO). The BHI is the first interdisciplinary research center worldwide to focus on the study of black holes. It will be located within Harvard University at 20 Garden Street in Cambridge, MA. Current senior members of the BHI include Harvard faculty Avi Loeb (director), Peter Galison (History & Philosophy of Science), Ramesh Narayan (Astronomy), Andy Strominger (Physics) and Shing-Tung Yau (Mathematics), as well as SAO astronomer Sheperd Doeleman (Director of the Event Horizon Telescope project). Successful candidates will have access to our new computing facilities and will have the opportunity to interact and work with researchers above in multiple fields, including (but of course not limited to):
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UCSD: Assistant Professor in Philosophy of Science

This should be a very attractive position:

The Department of Philosophy, University of California, San Diego (philosophy.ucsd.edu) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in philosophy of science, especially philosophy of physics. Duties include active research, graduate supervision, normal committee service, and classroom teaching at all levels, including general education courses, courses for undergraduate majors and graduate seminars. The standard teaching load is four courses per year. The appointment is expected to begin 1 July 2019.
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