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Eddy Kemming Chen

Paul M. Churchland Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Cohen 'Free Color' announcement

Department Chair Jonathan Cohen Interviewed in Documentary 'Free Color'

Nancy Cartwright book

New Book by Nancy Cartwright: Nature, the Artful Modeler

Job Opening | Temporary Lecturer in Philosophy

UC San Diego Philosophy at UC San Diego invites applications for a temporary lecturer to teach undergraduate courses in ethics, metaethics and philosophical methods. The appointment may vary from part-time to full time, with the possibility of extension in accordance with department needs and funding availability. The position is available during the 2020 winter and spring quarters.

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales.

Visit here for full details and to apply.

 

Job Opening | Associate/Full Professor in Data Science Ethics

UC San Diego Philosophy and the Halıcıoğlu Data Science Institute (HDSI) are seeking to make a joint appointment at the tenured Associate to Full Professor level, to begin 1 July 2020 in the following area: Ethics in Data Science. Must possess PhD in Philosophy, Computer Science, or related field.  

Salary: Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales. 

Review of applications will begin on 1 November 2019 and continue until the position is filled.

Learn more and apply here.

AA-EOE: UCSD is an AA/EOE/M/F/D/V/ employer with a strong commitment to excellence and diversity (http://diversity.ucsd.edu).

Job Opening | Assistant Professor in Data Science Ethics

UC San Diego Philosophy and the Halıcıoğlu Data Science Institute (HDSI) seek applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Data Science Ethics. Must possess a Ph.D. in Philosophy, Computer Science, or related field. Ph.D. conferred by the appointment’s start date in Philosophy, Computer Science, or related field is required at the start of the position.

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales. Review of applications will begin on 1 November 2019 and continue until the position is filled.

Download the full info here.

Apply here.

AA-EOE: UCSD is an AA/EOE/M/F/D/V/ employer with a strong commitment to excellence and diversity (http://diversity.ucsd.edu).

Weil Family donates $100,000 to SPWP!

We are thrilled and honored that the Weil Family donated $100,000 to the Summer Program for Women in Philosophy (SPWP), a program seeking to correct the gender imbalance in philosophy! This amount was matched by the Office of the Executive Vice Chancellor. Click GIVE NOW below to support the Summer Program for Women in Philosophy.

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SPWP 2019

Craig Callender Awarded Excellence in Research in Humanities and Social Sciences

Craig Callender is renowned for his interdisciplinary approach to the “problem of time” in relation to quantum theory, relativity, and statistical mechanics. Tackling this subject in his book, “What Makes Time Special?,” he received the prestigious Lakatos Award in 2018 for creating “an ambitious and highly original contribution…nothing short of profound.”

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Craig Callender

An Interview with Manuel Vargas

Read a recent interview with our very own Manuel Vargas by "What is it like to be a Professor?".

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Bioethics Minor

We teach students to think critically, analyze logically, and provoke inventive thinking. Skills valued by employers. Skills valued for global citizens.

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Bioethics Minor