Friday, March 16, 2012

Job: Lecturer - History and Philosophy of Science (UCL)

The Department of Science and Technology Studies at UCL seeks to appoint a full-time Lecturer in History and Philosophy of Science (100% FTE).
The successful candidate is expected to complete outstanding research and to teach courses in history and philosophy of science. The field of coverage is open. A preference will be for (1) those with subject expertise complementing existing staff in philosophy of science and integrated HPS, or (2) those with historical expertise in the sciences since 1700. The duties of the post will include teaching on the department’s undergraduate and graduate programmes, supervising graduate students and contributing to administrative, pastoral, and engagement activities in the department.

Closing date: 23rd April 2012; interviews to be held in May

For further details and links to the online application system:

About the department:

For informal enquiries, please contact Dr Joe Cain (Head of Department)

Job: VAP - Philosophy of Science (Virginia Tech)

Virginia Tech: Visiting Assistant Professor, Philosophy of Science
AOS:Philosophy of Science; the department also has teaching needs in logic, epistemology, and philosophy of mind. 3 courses per semester, undergraduate and graduate. Evidence of teaching ability required. Salary: competitive. Ph.D. completed by August 10, 2012. In addition to offering a first class MA in Philosophy, the department is also a major component of two interdisciplinary programs, Science and Technology Studies and the Alliance for Social, Political, Ethical and Cultural Thought. Virginia Tech is an EO/AA employer and particularly encourages applications from women, veterans, persons with disabilities, and minorities. Interested candidates are REQUIRED to submit a dossier and application material online at, posting number 0121546. Applicants should arrange to have three (3) letters of recommendation sent to: with "SCIENCE" in subject line of email. We will begin reviewing dossiers immediately and continue until the position is filled. For more information please visit our web page at