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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.

PhD position: philosophy of physics or metaphysics of science

Call for Applications:

PhD 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 3-year PhD position attached to the Chair within the interdisciplinary project ‘The entanglement of physics and philosophy’ starting 1 January 2019 (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; more information on the QuEnG project and the Chair of Excellence can be found at https://quantum.univ-grenoble-alpes.fr/ and https://quantum.univ-grenoble-alpes.fr/fostering-the-ecosystem/our-chairs-of-excellence/philosophy-of-quantum-physics/lam-vincent-734540.htm?RH=1494950443893
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EPF Lausanne: Junior Professorship in History of Science and Technology

The College of Humanities at EPFL invites applications for a junior faculty position. We seek individuals who will develop and drive an interdisciplinary research program at the intersection of the humanities and engineering and who are dedicated to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

For more information, please visit https://professeurs.epfl.ch/page-152600-fr.html.

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TU Munich: Professorship in Philosophy of Science and Technology

The Technical University of Munich (TUM) invites applications for the position of

Associate Professor or Full Professor in »Philosophy of Science and Technology«

to begin in summer semester 2018. The position is a tenured W3 position.
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Tilburg: Professorship in Philosophy of Science

Full professor of philosophy of science (full time 0.8-1.0 fte) in the Netherlands

Tilburg University seeks to appoint a full professor of philosophy of science (full time 0.8-1.0 fte). The particular area of expertise is open. Alignment with disciplines pursued at Tilburg University and with its strategic research and impact themes is valued.
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Geneva: Scientific Collaborator in philosophy of physics or metaphysics

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 April 2018 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 21 months from the starting date.

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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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