[FOM] job posting: Carnegie Mellon Department of Philosophy

Jeremy Avigad avigad at cmu.edu
Fri Sep 26 09:09:58 EDT 2014


The advertisement below may be of interest to some in the FOM community.
The Department of Philosophy at Carnegie Mellon supports substantial
interaction between philosophy and the sciences, including areas such as
causal inference and discovery, foundations of statistics and decision
theory, philosophy of language and linguistics, as well as logic and
methodology of science. The search is by no means limited to applicants
with Ph.D.'s in philosophy, so please help spread the word.

Best wishes,



CARNEGIE MELLON UNIVERSITY, Pittsburgh, PA. Open rank, tenure-track or
tenured position, with a preference for junior candidates, beginning August
2015. The Department welcomes applications from scholars in any branch of
mathematical or scientific philosophy; it also invites scholars from
related fields (e.g., computer science, mathematics, statistics,
psychology, linguistics, or economics), whose work bears upon or is
motivated by methodological or foundational issues. Responsibilities:
Exemplary research and publication, teaching two courses per semester
(4/yr), graduate student supervision, and some committee work. Carnegie
Mellon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer with particular
interest in identifying women, minority, individuals with disabilities and
veteran applicants for faculty positions. Deadline for applications is
November 1, 2014. Applicants should electronically submit an application
letter, C.V., description of research plans, research writing sample, and
summary of teaching experience (preferably as a single PDF file) to
Phil-search-open at andrew.cmu.edu. For junior applicants, at least three
confidential letters of reference should also be forwarded to the same
email. Questions and inquiries may be directed to this email address as
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