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09/12/2020

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Anon

Shortlisted, assistant professorship in applied/business ethics, Copenhagen Business School

Thomas

>Copenhagen Business School

I didn't know about this post, though I'd have loved to apply for it. Does Anon or anyone else know where it was advertised, so I don't miss the next one? Thanks...

Dreaming weed

Utrecht (tt in history and phil of life sciences) scheduled first-round interviews.

a postdoc

Anyone hear about the Turin job.

anon

Holy Family University has scheduled first round interviews

anon ancient

Florida Gulf Coast (open, TT) requested further application materials.

(Not sure whether that is significant in any way given that search does not close until 12/5, but it's nice to have something to report this year.)

anon

First round interviews scheduled for Stanford's Race in America search (specifically for philosophy department's part of this search).

anon recent phd

Houston (TT) (open) requested letters of recommendation (which wasn't required at the time of application). Not sure how significant this is though.

postdoc

PFO from Future of Humanity Institute at Oxford (Postdoc).

Question

What is a PFO?

anon

Please fuck off; the general terminology for form letter rejections from universities, i.e,

"We had many qualified applicants and please do not take our decision not to interview you to in any way reflect the quality of your materials."

Welcome to the job market!

recent phd

PFO from UMBC Postdoctoral Fellow for Faculty Diversity

Dan

The Virginia Tech PPE/political science job (https://philjobs.org/job/show/15862) went to first round interviews (from the political science rumors website).

J. Belfort

St. Norbert College (business ethics, TT) has scheduled interviews

Anon

Hi, this is my first year on the market. I know that in some years there was a job wiki. Does anyone know if there is a job wiki this year? If so, where can I find it? I saw this webpage https://academicjobs.wikia.org/wiki/Philosophy_2020-2021
but there doesn't seem to be too many updates there. I might be looking at the wrong place, or people might not be updating there, or there might not be any updates at this point.

I am particularly interested in knowing whether anyone has heard more news about the Houston job after the request for letters of rec.

jobjobjob

houston has conducted at least some zoom interviews

anon

PFO from the University of Alberta Killam Postdoctoral Fellow

not a postdoc

PFO, University of Alberta Killiam postdoc

Alberta again

Any news on the other job at the University of Alberta (tt in phil sc and technology)?

idk

I applied for the Killam postdoc as well and have heard nothing. I also got no confirmation that my application was received. Should I be anxious? Hopeful? None of the above?

Anon

Thank you, jobjobbjob!

resigned

Has anyone heard anything from Berkeley (epistemology etc. tt) or Hopkins (open tt), or have insight into those timelines?

oudeis

idk: I didn't receive any response from Alberta acknowledging that my Killam app was received, but I did receive the PFO. So I wouldn't take the lack of confirmation (at least on its own) to be evidence that your app wasn't evaluated.

abd

Has anyone heard anything about Chicago TT (Oct 15 deadline)?

Anonymous Tip

Re Berkeley: They haven't contacted applicants yet

anon recent phd

PFO from Dartmouth Society of Fellows.

Wonder what went wrong with my application as they sent me five identical rejection letters over two hours.

PFO from UBC Political Theory Assistant Professor Position.

Lottery player n

Nothing yet from Chicago on my end.

Silicon Valley

Any news from Santa Clara?

Gambling Addict

Heard from a friend that Chicago has scheduled at least some interviews for the Oct. 15 TT.

Lottery player n

@gambling addict — you don’t by chance know when they started scheduling interviews, do you?

dying to apply unsuccessfully a second time

LSU (ancient) sends unnavigable message saying job has closed due to "necessary job description revisions," that they "posted the revised job description and welcome applications and materials," but with link simply back to original job posting, for which cannot be re-applied.

Gambling Addict

Dying: I got the same message. At first I was confused, but then I noticed that they referred to a different job ID. I think they sent this message to people who applied for the Ancient position that got cancelled because of covid *last year.* Of course, they're sending out this notice *after* the deadline for the new position this year. Either that, or I think it's some kind of system error.

Lottery player: Within the past few days. Sorry I can't be more specific. It wasn't me (though I did apply!).

oudeis

dying: I received this rather puzzling email too. The reference number in that email, R00040911, is the number for last year's (failed) search, which did indeed close. The reference number for this year's search is different. My best guess is that this is some super-late HR email that was meant to alert last year's applicants about this year's search...but was sent the day after review of the applications began! My application for the current search is still listed as "in progress," and, like you, I can't apply again, so it doesn't look like our applications for this year's search were affected.

dying only once

@Gambling and @oudeis, thank you and that makes a lot of sense. You’re probably right.

fellow furthers

U Chicago (Society of Fellows multi-year teaching gig) is requesting further application materials.

postdoc no.2

UNC Wilmington has requested letters of recommendation.

circling the drain

Has anyone heard anything about Hamilton?

postdoc

@postdoc no.2: Did they reach out to candidates directly for them, or did you hear about this from letter-writers?

The online application said they would only ask for letters with the verbal consent of the applicant, but that's the pre-written university language, so I'm curious.

Postdoc no.2

Postdoc: I got an email from the department directly asking me to send the letters through Interfolio.

postdoc #3

Santa Clara has begun scheduling first round Zoom interviews.

hoi polloi

RE: the LSU search: I got the same nonsense message, and decided to follow up with both HR and the department.

The department administrator kindly replied, and clarified that HR was supposed to contact last year's applicants and let us know that there was a new search. (Apparently they did not do this until after the search closed, so there's that.)

Our newly submitted materials are good to go!

have to ask

Has anyone heard from Union University or Belmont Abbey?

Lottery player n

Any news from Brown / Yale / Dartmouth / UNC?

Anon

PFO, Open AOS TT position at Brigham Young University.

oudeis

A PFO from BYU.

Boston

Northeastern is collecting letters of recommendation. I don't know if it's automatic or what

Anon

I wouldn't expect anything anytime soon from Yale--they said review of applications doesn't begin until today.

Anon

Was the Ryerson website down for anyone else?

ABD

The Ryerson website wasn't down for me. I also received a confirmation of receipt this morning.

J. Belfort

@havetoask: I’m also waiting to hear from Union (I bet few others here are). Heard nothing so far. I’ll let you know if/when things change.

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