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08/13/2018

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Another

Skype interview scheduled Indiana University Pennsylvania.
PFO LSE.

Random job market person

Huh, I applied for the LSE job and so far have no PFO. It was for the open/public policy assistant prof?

Another

That's the one. I received the PFO a few days ago, and I know they already had 1-2 campus visits, and a couple more to go. I don't know why I got it then, but maybe you are still a backup candidate. Good luck!

anon

Anyone have further news on Norwich? I received an email a few weeks ago to submit more materials, which felt promising. Others have reported receiving PFOs around that time; I have heard nothing else from them yet.

Anon

Pfo Rice, data ethics position

Another

Any news on the Bowling Green TT position? Their deadline was 1/10, so I am starting to wonder.

Anon2

Anon: I also received the email from Norwich to submit more materials about a month ago. I haven’t heard anything yet either.

Mara Bollard

Does anyone know what's going on with the recent (Feb 20) post at HigherEd Jobs for a (the?) TT job at VCU? https://www.higheredjobs.com/details.cfm?JobCode=176925968

Seems like the job is probably the same as the one with the October deadline for which an offer has already been made (i.e. this one https://philjobs.org/job/show/10950), but why the new and slightly different in content HEJ post?

Anon3?

Anon & Anon2: Coincidentally Norwich reached out last night for first rounds.

Mara: I was confused, too. Minimally, when I searched for jobs on their hire portal, there's two Philosophy Positions listed (one TT, one old adjunct). When I clicked on the TT, it said "View your completed application". So, I'm not sure whether they are reopening, or it was a mistake. But, minimally, it doesn't look like a new position, or at least old applications are already in.

Mara

Anon3: thanks for your reply! I clicked through to the VCU hire portal from each ad (which had different links, oddly!), and ended up in the same place, with access to my old application. Still a bit of a mystery, but I don't mind not having to do another app :)

wondering

Anyone have any updates about Colgate's Metaethics search since they scheduled flyouts?

Losing Hope

Any word on Cal State Dominguez Hills regarding second-round interviews? I know they had first round interviews a few weeks ago.

Anotheranon

wondering: I heard (from a reliable source) that someone was offered the Colgate job. Sorry.

Anotheranon

Anyone know if Cal State Fullerton has made an offer yet?

Seeking?

Another: Sorry, Bowling Green is doing fly outs. (Unless you know that and want to know whether an offer has been made - in that case I can't help you.)

Another

Seeking, thanks for the information. I imagine fly outs have already been scheduled/happened?

ABD on the job market

Got a PFO from U Michigan-Dearborn. They said "the philosophy search committee has chosen a number of finalists" which sounds like they're already at the fly-out stage

Seeking?

Another: They've definitely been scheduled and at least one has happened. I don't know if they all have. Sorry :-/

Anon

Does anyone have any word on the Coastal Carolina University early modern job?

Anon

Coastal Carolina is in the process of doing on-campus interviews.

Robots in Disguise

hello! has anyone heard anything about the el camino community college position? perhaps community colleges take longer to process applications in general, so this could be a post for the other thread. if so, apologies

Dr. Job Seeker

I applied to El Camino College and haven't heard back yet. In my experience, community colleges can take a wide range of times for turnaround. I've heard back about first-round interviews as early as two weeks after closing and as late as two months after closing. The closing date for this ECC job was Jan. 9, so there's a decent chance they've already sent out first-round interview invitations, but it's possible they still haven't done so.

Also, I'm not sure if you also applied to Cerritos College, but I got my PFO from them on Feb. 21.

Casey

Any word on the Broward College job?

anon anon

any news on the new college of florida early modern job?

graspingatstrawshere

Any news on the Princeton postdocs, UCLA postdoc (social/ethics), the UNC-PPE Research Asst Prof/postdoc, the Concordia postdoc (Ethics), or the Rice postdoc (Value Theory)?

Anotheranotheranon

WVU just sent me my new favorite PFO, which begins:

"I am writing to update you on the WVU job search. I am very excited to report that we hired an outstanding candidate."

Later, it turned out the candidate wasn't me...


alsograspingatstraws

While we're at it, what about the Stanford McCoy postdoc?

third-order anon

Anotheranotheranon: I'm glad I'm not the only one who was amused. I did not expect to see "I am very excited" in a PFO.

N.B: WVU Snafus F-ing PFO

Anotheranotheranon and third-order anon: Ugh. I was a combination of amused and livid. What an awful opener! After my midterms I'm going to announce, "I'm very excited to report that one of you got an A!" If my students were to throw things at me I couldn't blame them. Do better, WVU!

anonTT

New College of Florida made an offer

Anony

Sam Houston State University visiting assistant professorship (AOS: Non-Western, AOC: Ethics) Skype interview.

Anon

I just learned that CSU Dominguez Hills scheduled flyouts a couple weeks ago. And at least one of those visits has already happened.

Nona

Any word on Minnesota-Duluth or Lynn University?

Robots in Disguise

just got a PFO from el camino community college (since i asked about it earlier, thought i'd share)

Dr. Job Seeker

PFO from El Camino, too. They did the opposite of WVU. Instead of a misleading opening line, they actually made the subject line "Not Interviewed." I thought that was funny.

Reluctant

Wiki says Arizona phil cogsci position filled, but no pfo yet. Anyone know smt?

KA

Anyone know anything about status of:

UCL
St. Olaf (Public Affairs postdoc)
College of DuPage
Spokane Community College

anon

UCL has requested additional materials from certain candidates.

Anon

Reluctant: Sorry, I can confirm that the Arizona cog sci position has been filled (I know the person who accepted the offer.)

Yet Another Anon

Has anyone heard anything about the LSU Ethics Institute job?

Anon

I interviewed for the LSU Ethics Institute job weeks ago. They moved onto fly outs.

Reluctant

Thank you Anon. What I do not understand is why these departments, or human res offices, won't even have the common courtesy of sending out rejections...

Boop

Does anyone know whether Wisconsin-Whitewater has scheduled fly-outs?

KA

PFO from UCL today (and thanks to anon for confirming they were moving on yesterday).

Anon

Boop: Wisconsin Whitewater scheduled flyouts a couple of weeks ago.

yo

Georgetown 3 year teaching positions?

Broward Community College?

Anon

Does anyone know if Arcadia has made an offer?

Anon

Does anyone know if San José State made offers for their two TT positions (Philosophy of Technology and History of Philosophy)?

anonymous

Hi Anon, I'm pretty sure that San José made an offer in their technology search. No idea about the other search.

Anon

Anon: thanks for the info on San José. Do you know when the offer was made?

anonymous

Sometime this past week I believe. I heard of it on Thursday, but it may have been a few days before that.

anonyme

any word on the coastal carolina early modern position?

Anonymous

Jake McNulty (Columbia) has been offered and accepted a Bersoff from NYU, but does anyone know if others have?

anonymous

Anonyme, Coastal Carolina completed three on-campus interviews recently and should make an offer soon.

Anon

PFO Stirling post-doc.

Anon

Any news on the University of Delaware ethics search?

Anon

Any intel on the University of Tampa position?

Anon

U of Minnesota Duluth VAP phone interview being scheduled.

Anon

anonymous: if you learn that the candidate who got the offer from San José (phil. tech.) has accepted it and feel comfortable letting me know, it would help me move on!

non-Leiterific grad student

Received a very kind PFO from Brandeis. (No sarcasm intended.)

Michel

Just an added point of information: Brandeis got 597 applicants.

ano

Princeton Desai postdoc has been offered and accepted.

anon

FYI:
Georgetown Assistant Teaching Professor
2 Positions

298 applicants.

In process of finalizing a short list to request more information from

Anon2

Anon: are you an applicant who received some form of communication from Georgetown or is this insider information?

Anon

Does anyone know if LSU made an offer?

anon

I simply queried the search chair about the status of applications and got this response

KA

Does anyone know how long the search process for these multi-year non-TT teaching positions is? I'm thinking Georgetown, Auburn and UMass Boston from this season.

JK

Anyone have info. on the Temple job status?

Anon

Georgetown has started contacting finalists for letters and a teaching portfolio.

KA

Georgetown has also started sending PFOs.

Anon

Did anyone hear about NIH, Smith College, and Tennessee State U positions?

Anon

Tennessee State has moved to at least first-round interviews.

KA

If you mean the NIH Bioethics Fellowship, they've already sent rejections.

anotheranon

Smith has also conducted first round interviews (for the Mellon VAP position/s).

Anon

Anon: Thanks a lot!

Anon1

Has anyone heard something about the Mount Holyoke VAP?

Michel

Stanford's Mellon postdoc has been sending out rejections. 600 applicants, 4 postdocs.

anon

any update on coastal carolina (early modern)? has an offer gone out?

Michel

Bersoff rejections are out.

Casey

An offer has gone out and been accepted for the Coastal Carolina position in early modern.

Anon

Sam Houston State U VAP (aos non-Western) flyouts are being scheduled.

Anon

Any update on Rice? (Open position) Does anyone know whether the offer for UC Riverside has been accepted?

Anon

Broward College has moved to first-round interviews.

Throwaway Name

Anyone heard anything from the Wake Forest Teaching Professor position?

Anon

UC Riverside search is still active.

anonymous

Anyone know what is happening with Cornell?

anon

UC Riverside made an initial offer. I know that person has accepted another offer. So perhaps a new offer will be made soon.

Anon

Anyone know if William Paterson has scheduled campus visits yet?

Anon

Cornell made an offer a couple of weeks ago.

anonymous

I applied for the Wake Forest teaching position but haven't heard anything. Has anyone heard anything from Davidson for the VAP position?

Anon

I know from a good source that UC Riverside will be interviewing more candidates next week.

DLewis

the Clark PFO was my favorite PFO

Anon

Wake Forest University postdoctoral fellowship in philosophy and bioethics Skype interviews are being scheduled.

Anon1

Anyone have news on the University of Guelph late search in information ethics?

Anon

Colgate University VAP first-round interviews are being scheduled.

Anon

Fort Lewis College (VAP, Ethics) and Southern Utah University (TT, Open) started to schedule Skype interviews.

Ian

Did anyone ever hear from the University of Central Oklahoma TT job?

Michel

Amherst PFO came in a couple days ago.

Ian: not me, and I haven't heard a peep about it from the people I know who applied. I imagine it's gone, or the line evaporated, though.

Anon

Guelph has scheduled skype interviews

Phil job candidate

Does anyone know if Wittenberg University (VAP) or Hamilton College (postdoc) has scheduled on-campus interviews? I know both have done first-round interviews.

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