Assistant Professor of History and Philosophy of Science

The Department of History and Philosophy of Science at the University of Pittsburgh

Job Type: Faculty, Tenure Track

Application Deadline: October 31, 2015

University of Pittsburgh, Department of History and Philosophy of Science, Rank:  Assistant Professor of History and Philosophy of Science, tenure track, beginning September 1, 2016.  AOS:  Open, but with strong preference for i) History and Philosophy of Physics and ii) History and Philosophy of Biology; AOC: Open. Candidates should exhibit interest in integrating history and philosophy of science as well as in-depth knowledge of the science or sciences relevant to their research.   Four courses per year; graduate and undergraduate advising; usual non-teaching duties.   Ph.D. prior to appointment is required.  Applicants should submit a cover letter, a C.V., at least three confidential letters of recommendation, a research statement, a teaching portfolio, and a writing sample through the following URL:  For each reference, you will have the opportunity to input a personal email address or an email address generated through Interfolio’s Online Application Delivery.  In both cases, an email notification will be sent to the designated address with instructions about uploading the letters to our system.

Deadline for receipt of applications:  October 31, 2015.

Please direct any questions to Natalie Schweninger, HPS Department Administrator,

The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. It welcomes nominations of, and applications from, women, members of minority groups, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, as well as others who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s research and teaching missions.

Posted: September 09, 2015