Submitted by Ralf Busse, University of Mainz. Philosophisches Seminar, JGU Mainz: Stellenausschreibung An der Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz (JGU) ist zum nächstmöglichen Zeitpunkt die Stelle einer Universitätsprofessorin oder eines Universitätsprofessors als Leiterin oder Leiter des Studium generale (Bes.Gr. W 2 LBesG) zu besetzen. Das Studium generale der JGU ist Studium integrale und Bürgeruniversität zugleich und erfüllt […]

Submitted by Gregor Schiemann, University of Wuppertal. Mechanistic Explanations, Computability and Complex Systems. AIPS Conference Dortmund 2016 At: TU Dortmund From: 28.10.2016 09:15 To: 30.10.2016 13:00 When it turned out that the “classical” DN model of explanation cannot cope with many fields of scientific research (starting with cases from physics), several other models of scientific […]

Submitted by Thomas Reydon, University of Hannover. Call for Papers and Symposia – EPSA17 (see also http://bit.ly/2d3Mx6J) The European Philosophy of Science Association (EPSA) invites contributed papers and proposals for symposia for its next conference, EPSA17 (www.philsci.eu/epsa17), which will be held at the University of Exeter from 6-9 September 2017. The conference will feature contributed […]

Submitted by Torsten Wilholt, Leibniz Universität Hannover. Leibniz Universität Hannover is advertising two newly established permanent full professorships (W3) in the field of science studies, one for “Science and Society” and one for “Methodology of Higher Education Research and Science Studies”. Both chairs will be part of the newly founded interdisciplinary “Leibniz Center for Science […]

Submitted by Anna Leuschner, University of Hannover. Bekanntmachung des BMBF: „Kleine Fächer – Große Potenziale“ Richtlinie zur Förderung von wissenschaftlichem Nachwuchs in den geistes- und sozialwissenschaftlichen Kleinen Fächern. Das Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung (BMBF) hat in einer Bekanntmachung vom 21.06.2016 (Bundesanzeiger vom 24.06.2016) auf die neue geisteswissenschaftliche Postdoc-Förderlinie hingewiesen. Gegenstand der Förderung in der […]

Submitted by Anna Kellerer, TU Munich. New Master’s program in STS at the Munich Center for Technology in Society Application is possible until July 31.   The Munich Center for Technology in Society (MCTS) of the TU Munich is relaunching its Master’s program in Science and Technology Studies. It is now an English language program […]

Submitted by Nicolas Kleinschmidt, University of Muenster. Workshop: Gegenstand und Methoden der empirischen Ästhetik Organisation: Dr. Martin Hoffmann & Nicolas Kleinschmidt, B.A. Eine Veranstaltung des Philosophischen Seminars und des Zentrums für Wissenschaftstheorie der Westfälischen Wilhelms-Universität Münster Termin: 24./25. Juni 2016 Ort: Freiherr-vom-Stein-Haus der Bezirksregierung Münster, Saal 1, Domplatz 1-3,48143 Münster Anmeldung: Die Teilnahme ist kostenlos. […]

Submitted by Gregor Schiemann, University of Wuppertal. Im Interdisziplinären Zentrum für Wissenschafts- und Technikgeschichte (IZWT) der Bergischen Universität Wuppertal ist zum nächstmöglichen Zeitpunkt eine Juniorprofessur für Philosophie mit einem Schwerpunkt in der Philosophie der Physik zu besetzen. Bes.-Gruppe: W 1 ÜBesG NRW (gem. § 36 HG NRW) Die Einrichtung der Juniorprofessur dient der Stärkung der […]

Submitted by Thomas Reydon, University of Hannover. Call for Applications (extended): Human Nature and the Question of Human Individuality (Second Interdisciplinary Summer School on Individuality in the Life Sciences) 25-29 July 2016, Gut Siggen (East Holstein, north of Lübeck, Germany; see http://toepfer-stiftung.de/seminarzentrum-gut-siggen/) The concept of human nature and the question of how it relates to human […]

Submitted by Jan Sprenger, Tilburg University. The Tilburg Center for Logic, Ethics and Philosophy of Science (TiLPS) at Tilburg University, The Netherlands, invites applications for a four-year PhD position (1,0 fte) in philosophy of science, starting 1 September 2016 or later this year. http://tinyurl.com/TiLPSPhDObjectivity Candidates must hold a MA/MSc degree or equivalent by the time […]

Submitted by Jan Sprenger, Tilburg University. JOB: Assistant Professor, Philosophy of Science, Tilburg University The philosophy department at Tilburg University (The Netherlands) seeks to appoint an outstanding candidate in philosophy of science, starting August 1, 2016. The deadline for applications is April, 22, 2016. http://tinyurl.com/TilburgPhilSci The successful candidate will hold a PhD in philosophy with […]

Submitted by Thomas Reydon, University of Hannover. Call for Applications: Human Nature and the Question of Human Individuality (Second Interdisciplinary Summer School on Individuality in the Life Sciences) 25-29 July 2016, Gut Siggen (East Holstein, north of Lübeck, Germany; see http://toepfer-stiftung.de/seminarzentrum-gut-siggen/) The concept of human nature and the question of how it relates to human individuality […]

Submitted by Thomas Reydon, University of Hannover. Please feel free to circulate widely! 4 fully funded positions for doctoral candidates in philosophy of science and/or ethics of science Starting Date: October 1st, 2016 Within the research group “Integrating Ethics and Epistemology of Science” (jointly organized by the philosophy departments of Leibniz Universität Hannover and Bielefeld […]