Welcome to this listing of jobs, fellowships, grants and study opportunities in philosophy


Jobs for Philosophers website: http://philjobs.org

Some opportunities of interest:

6 Ocotber 2014:

Junior Research Fellowship (4 years)

Christ's College


This year’s award will be tenable from not later than 1st October 2015 and is restricted to applicants in one or more of the following subject areas: Anglo-Saxon, Norse & Celtic; Anthropology; Archaeology; Classics; Economics; English; Geography; Law; Philosophy; Politics, Sociology or International Studies. Applications must be submitted on-line via the C hrist’s College website at www.christs.cam.ac.uk/jrf by 12 Noon on Thursday 30th October 2014

Lectureship in Philosophy

University of Stirling


University Academic Fellow in Medical Humanities (Philosophy, Religion and History of Science)

Faculty of Arts / School of Philosophy, Religion & History of Science

University of Leeds


22 September 2014

Religious Studies Postgraduate Essay Prize

Submissions are invited for the Religious Studies Postgraduate Essay Prize, which is sponsored jointly by Cambridge University Press and the British Society for the Philosophy of Religion.

The winning entry will be published in Religious Studies, and the winner will be awarded £300.

The Prize is an international prize, and open to all those who, at time of the deadline, are registered for a postgraduate degree. The topic of the essay should be in the philosophy of religion and must be no longer than 10,000 words in length. The judges reserve the right not to award the Prize if no submission of sufficient merit is received. All entries will be considered for publication in Religious Studies.

Essays should be submitted in hard copy only (not through the journal's electronic submission system), in duplicate, and clearly marked ‘Religious Studies Essay Prize’, with the author's name and contact details in a covering letter but not on the essay. The closing date for entries is 31st December, 2014, and they should be sent to:

Prof Robin Le Poidevin

Editor, Religious Studies

School of Philosophy, Religion and History of Science   

University of Leeds

Leeds LS2 9JT


For more information, please visit:


17 September 2014

University of North Carolina, Asheville

Assistant Professor (Tenure-track or similar)

AOS: One or more of Medieval Philosophy broadly construed, Epistemology and Islamic Philosophy

AOC: One or more of Medieval Philosophy broadly construed, Epistemology and Islamic Philosophy



How to apply

Nov 1



10 September 2014

The University of Johannesburg is pleased to announce that it intends to appoint a Postdoctoral  Research Fellow in Philosophy. AOS: Post-Kantian European philosophy, German idealism,  phenomenology and/or hermeneutics. AOC: Open. Essential: Completed PhD by start date; capacity  and motivation to publish in peer-reviewed journals. Start date: Negotiable, but early 2015 desirable.  The successful applicant will be expected to participate fully in the Department's intellectual life,  which may include light teaching and administrative duties, as well as with the activities of the Centre  for Phenomenology in South Africa, currently hosted at the Department. Salary: R220.000 p.a.  (untaxed, plus a travel fund subject to suitable progress with publications). Duration: one year initially  with the possibility of renewal for a second year, depending on publications. Application: candidates  should email (a) a research proposal of 700-1000 words, (b) two pieces of written work of 8000- 10.000 words, (c) a CV with the email addresses of three referees, and (d) a covering letter to: Prof  Rafael Winkler at rwinkler@uj.ac.za. Deadline: Friday the 26th of September 2014. The University  reserves the right not to appoint and to continue searching after the closing date. Only short-listed  candidates will be contacted.

2 September 2014



The Department of Philosophy at the Universidad de los Andes in Bogotá, Colombia, invites applications for a permanent full-time position. AOS: Ancient or Medieval Philosophy. AOC: Open. Rank: Open. 2/2 teaching load during the first year; 3/2 thereafter. Start-up research fund of $12,500 per year during the first three years. Approximate salary is $40,000. Ph.D. in Philosophy required. Teaching experience in a wide variety of courses strongly preferred. Starting date: July 2015. Responsibilities include introductory and advanced undergraduate philosophy courses, graduate seminars, and courses designed for wider audiences in other disciplines. The language of instruction is Spanish and the candidate will be expected to teach in that language from the beginning. The application must include: a letter of application, a current CV, a writing sample, two letters of recommendation, and two sample syllabi, one for an advanced seminar and one for a philosophy course designed for students in other fields. Please send your application to: Dr. Catalina González, Directora. Departamento de Filosofía. Universidad de los Andes, Carrera 1 No. 18A-10. Bogotá DC, Colombia. Applications can also be sent by e-mail to: cgonzale@uniandes.edu.co. Applications must be received by October 14, 2014, in order to receive full consideration.

1 September 2014

University of Missouri - St. Louis

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR (Tenure-track or similar)

AOS: Open

AOC: some subset of metaphysics, epistemology, philosophy of mind, and philosophy of science

University of Missouri - St. Louis

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR (Tenure-track or similar)

AOS: Open

AOC: ethics or political philosophy.

Medieval Philosophy, University of San Diego

Assistant, Associate, Full Professor (open) (Tenure-track or similar)

AOS: Medieval Philosophy

AOC: Medieval Philosophy

Yale-NUS College, a collaboration between the National University of Singapore (NUS) and Yale University, is seeking to hire a faculty member in philosophy at the assistant professor rank. Candidates with suitable experience will be considered for tenure at the associate professor rank. We are particularly interested in candidates who work in the following areas: Indian philosophy, Islamic philosophy, East Asian philosophy or African philosophy.


Five-Year Post-Doctoral Research Fellowships

All Souls College


Emmanuel College Research Fellowships 2015

University of Cambridge


The University of Konstanz with its “Institutional Strategy to promote Top-Level Research” has been receiving continuous funding since 2007 within the framework of the Excellence Initiative by the German Federal and State Governments.


The Department of Philosophy in the Faculty of Humanities at the University of Konstanz invites applications for a tenured


W3-Professorship for Practical Philosophy


with special emphasis on Ethics, Moral Philosophy, and their Foundations to be filled by 1 October 2015, subject to the approval of the Ministry of Science, Research and Art of Baden-Württemberg.


The applicant is responsible for pursuing both research and teaching in the Department of Philosophy and is expected to take on certain administrative duties as well. Teaching duties will take place within the framework of the philosophy major/minor in the BA, MA, and teacher training program according to the current degree and examination regulations. Research participation in the University's Cluster of Excellence "Cultural Foundations of Social Integration" is welcome. For more information about the Philosophy Department, see: http://www.uni-konstanz.de/philosophie.



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The Association for the Advancement of Philosophy and Psychiatry 

(AAPP) announces a competition for residents and fellows in 

psychiatry, and graduate students in philosophy, psychology, or 

related fields.

The Karl Jaspers Award is given for the best solely authored, 

unpublished paper related to the subject of philosophy and psychiatry.

Appropriate topics for the essay include, among others, the mind-body 

problem, psychiatric methodology, nosology and diagnostic issues, 

epistemology, biopsychosocial integration, the philosophy of science, 

philosophical aspects of the history of psychiatry, psychodynamic, 

hermeneutic and phenomenological approaches, and psychiatric ethics.

The Jaspers Award is announced at our AAPP Annual Meeting, held

concurrently with the American Psychiatric Association’s Annual 

Meeting. In 2015, the meeting will be on the weekend of May 16-17, 

in Toronto, Canada. The prize carries a cash prize of $350 and 

recognition in AAPP publications.


I follow some European and International listings of jobs, fellowships, grants and study opportunities for M.A. and Ph.D. students and recent Ph.D.s.

This website contains a listing of things that may be of interest to MU graduate students. It is not exhaustive but it may prove valuable to students with immediate needs or future dreams. If you have additions or contributions, send them to me via email at Richard.Taylor@Marquette.edu.