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more adjunct openings this fall?

This may be purely anecdotal, but there seem to be more schools seeking adjunct faculty this season. In previous years the bulk of adjunct-seeking does not commence until later in the spring portion of the job season, but as we … Continue reading

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job market impression

Just browsing through the early job postings, there appears to be a demand this year for philosophers doing social/political philosophy and/or applied ethics, or some combination of the two. Last year it seemed like you needed to do race theory … Continue reading

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apa blizzard

On Sunday I traveled from Pittsburgh to Boston for an interview at the APA. Unfortunately, I went through Washington, D.C. and got stranded until Monday evening. Upon arrival to D.C. I dashed from C terminal to A terminal, attempting to … Continue reading

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drowning in dossiers

The anecdote that keeps cropping up this job season is a familiar one: hiring committees are flooded with dossiers, so many that they are given to applying (and devising) techniques to filter the applications, or to somehow find their interviewees … Continue reading

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