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Author of this post: Christian Wüthrich

Funding opportunities at the Center for Fundamental Physics at Northwestern

The Center for Fundamental Physics at Northwestern has issued an initial call for applications for interdisciplinary visiting fellowships. The first round of applications is being accepted between Sept. 15, 2018 and Dec. 1, 2018 for stays to start in 2019.
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SILFS Prize for the Philosophy of Science 2018

SOCIETÀ ITALIANA DI LOGICA E FILOSOFIA DELLE SCIENZE

SILFS PRIZE FOR THE PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE 2018

1. The Italian Society for Logic and the Philosophy of Science (SILFS), in order to promote research in philosophy of science, establishes a prize called “SILFS Prize for the Philosophy of Science”.

2. The prize is awarded every two years.

3. Eligibility: all scholars affiliated to Italian/foreign Universities or Research Institutions, irrespective of their role, nationality, or gender, who have not yet reached the age of 40 by the deadline of this call for application.
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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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Tenured professorships: Johns Hopkins University

The Johns Hopkins Department of Philosophy seeks three philosophers of outstanding international reputation to fill positions at the rank of tenured Professor or Associate Professor. Nominations, including self-nominations, are welcomed and encouraged, in all areas of specialization, but, I am told, particularly in areas of existing strengths. This includes philosophy of science and philosophy of physics. For more information, please visit https://philjobs.org/job/show/10710.

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Call for nominations: Hanneke Janssen Memorial Prize 2018

The Jury would like to issue a call for nominations for the Hanneke Janssen Memorial Prize, which is awarded annually for the best work in History and/or Philosophy of Modern Physics, done by a student as a requirement for a Masters Thesis. The prize carries a 2000 euro award. Nominations for this Prize need to be submitted by a supervisor of the nominee before November 2, 2018.

For more details I refer to the Stipulations 2018.

The Jury:

Jos Uffink (University of Minnesota)
Klaas Landsman (Radboud University, Nijmegen)
Christopher Lehner (Max Planck Institute for History of Science)
Michiel Seevinck

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CFA: Dark Matter and Modified Gravity Conference, Aachen, 6-8 February 2019

6-8 February 2019
Aachen, Germany

Call for Abstracts (deadline 31 October 2018)
www.lhc-epistemologie.uni-wuppertal.de/dm-mg

The Research Unit “Epistemology of the LHC” invites students and scholars in philosophy, history and sociology of physics/science, as well as in physics, to submit abstracts for the conference “Dark Matter & Modified Gravity”, taking place from 6 to 8 February 2019 at RWTH Aachen University, Germany.
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CFP: Emergence, conceptual and philosophical aspects

Workshop of the Dutch Institute for Emergent Phenomena (DIEP)

Organising committee: Jay Armas, Jeremy Butterfield, Sebastian De Haro, Klaas Landsman

Dates of the workshop: 9 to 11 of May 2019.

Deadline for the submission of abstracts: 15th of November 2018.
https://www.d-iep.org/workshopemergence

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