MIT philosophy: program: placement etc.

placement 1996-2013

The following list supplies our latest information about the employment status of each of the students who have received (or anticipate receiving) their Ph.D. in our Philosophy Program since 1996 (names have been omitted). All regular tenure-track positions are noted with a TT. Some recent data on hirings at top-ranked departments are available here (note that MIT's Graduate Program is smaller than its competitors).

average time to degree and retention data 1996-2008

year started first job
(Ph.D. date if different)

current job

first job (if different from current job)

field

2013
Post-Doc, University of Leeds - epistemology, philosophy of language
Lecturer, MIT & Mt. Holyoke - ancient philosophy, ethics, philosophy of language
Post-Doc, MIT - philosophy of language, philosophy of mind, epistemology
2012
Yale University, TT Bersoff Fellowship, NYU epistemology, philosophy of science, philosophy of mind
University of Sydney, TT Post-Doc, Oxford epistemology, practical rationality
Brown University, TT - metaphysics, philosophy of science, philosophy of physics
UT-Austin, TT - epistemology, ethics,
Cambridge University (United Kingdom), TT - ethics, epistemology
2011

University of Chicago, Illinois, TT

Lecturer, University of London, Birkbeck College philosophy of language, metaphysics
UM-Kansas City, TT - metaphysics, epistemology, philosophy of language

Cornell University, TT

Harvard Society of Fellows logic, moral philosophy, epistemology, feminist theory
University of Massachusetts-Amherst, TT Post-Doc, USC mathematical and philosophical logic, philosophy of language, philosophy of math
Harvard University, TT UM-Kansas City, TT epistemology, philosophy of science, philosophy of biology
University of Leeds, TT Post-Doc, ANU philosophy of language, philosophy of mind, epistemology
Dartmouth College, TT - ethics, epistemology, Kant
Lecturer, Harvard University Kennedy School - epistemology, metaphysics, ethics
2010
University of Cambridge, TT Post-Doc, Stanford University moral and political philosophy, responsibility, philosophy of mind
Visiting Fellow, University of Pittsburgh - philosophy of science
Berkeley City College, TT -Adjunct Faculty, UMass Lowell epistemology
Post-doc, at University of Sydney - -
Lecturer, Tufts University - moral philosophy
Mt. Holyoke, TT Post-Doc, Amherst College epistemology, ethics, history of philosophy
2009
Bates College, TT - metaphysics, philosophy of mind, moral psychology
University of St. Andrews, TT Lecturer, MIT philosophy of language, philosophy of mind
St. Joseph's University (Philadelphia), TT Loyola University New Orleans, TT biomedical ethics, philosophy of psychiatry, moral psychology
Non-academic position - -

University of Colorado-Boulder, TT

Law & Philosophy Fellow, University of Chicago ethics, political philosophy
University of Leeds, TT - philosophy of mind, epistemology
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, TT - philosophy of language, metaphysics, epistemology
ANU, TT Post-Doc, University of Sydney metaphysics, epistemology, decision theory
2008
Post-Doc, LMU Munich Post-Doc, University of Groningen language and mind, meta-ethics, formal epistemology
Tufts University, TT Post-Doc, St. Andrews philosophy of language, metaphysics, epistemology
UC Berkeley, TT NYU, TT philosophy of language, philosophy of mind
University of Illinois-Springfield, TT - political philosophy, social philosophy, ethics, metaphysics
2007
Wellesley College, TT Postdoctoral Fellow, Stanford University political philosophy, ethics
Harvard University, TT
ethics, metaphysics
University of Kentucky, TT philosophy of mind
Carleton College, TT
Visiting Professor, College of the Holy Cross philosophy of language
attending medical school, Stanford University
-
Non-academic position - -
2006
Attorney -
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, TT - philosophy of language
Non-academic Position - - -
2005
Harvard University, Tenured Lecturer, Tufts University philosophy of science, philosophy of language
2004
San Francisco State University, Tenured metaphysics
Dartmouth College, Tenured philosophy of mind, cognitive science
University of Toronto, TT University of Iowa philosophy of mind
University of Vermont, TT ethics, metaphysics
Research Staff, King's College London Visiting Scholar, MIT ethics
Rutgers University, Tenured University of Michigan, Ann Arbor philosophy of mind, philosophy of language
2003
Hong Kong University, TT epistemology
Visiting Professor, University of Western Ontario political philosophy
Princeton University, Tenured New York University ethics, metaphysics
Duke University, TT metaphysics, philosophy of language
University of Arizona, Tenured University of Wisconsin, Madison ethics, metaphysics
Harvard University, Tenured philosophy of mathematics, logic
2002
Non-academic position
- -
Princeton University, TT College of the Holy Cross ethics, metaphysics
Rutgers University at New Brunswick and Newark, TT Syracuse University philosophy of language, feminist philosophy
Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Open University of Israel Research Fellow, University of St. Andrews metaphysics
Non-academic position
NIH
2001
Visiting Professor, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill philosophy of mind, philosophy of language, epistemology
Colgate University, Tenured -
Princeton University, Tenured philosophy of science, philosophy of physics, decision theory
University of Iceland -
MIT, Tenured Research Fellow, University of St. Andrews philosophy of logic, philosophy of mathematics, philosophy of language
Non-academic position -
Non-academic position -
2000
MIT, Tenured New York University philosophy of science, epistemology, metaphysics
Cornell University, Tenured University of Colorado, Boulder metaphysics, philosophy of langauge, philosophy of logic
1999
Oxford University University of Rochester philosophical logic, philosophy of mathematics, metaphysics
University of Wisconsin, Madison, Tenured bioethics, ethical theory, metaethics
University of Nebraska at Lincoln, Tenured University of Alabama at Birmingham metaphysics, philosophy of science
Lawyer McGill University
Non-academic position
1998
Howard University, Tenured philosophy of language, metaphysics, philosophy of mind
University of Western Ontario, TT Sonoma State University philosophy of law, metaphysics, philosophy of mind
1997
Princeton University, Tenured Cornell University philosophy of language, philosophical logic, metaphysics, epistemology
University of Barcelona
Non-academic position
1996
University of Alberta
North Carolina State University, Tenured political philosophy, ethics, history of philosophy
 

average time to degree and retention data 1996-2008

average time to degree: median time to completion, 5.5 years; mean time, 5.7 years

retention data 1996-2008

entering class

graduated

withdrew

still enrolled

2008

4
1F/3M

1
1F/0M

0

3

2007

5
2F/3M

5
2F/3M

0

0

2006

6
4F/2M

5
3F/2M

1
1F

0

2005

6
1F/5M

6
1F/5M

0

0

2004

5
2F/3M

5
2F/3M

0

0

2003

5
5F

5
5F

0

0

2002

5
2F/3M

5
2F/3M

0

0

2001

5
1F/4M

4
4M

1
1F

0

2000

5
2F/3M

5
2F/3M

0

0

1999

5
2F/3M

5
2F/3M

0

0

1998

6
4F/2M

5
3F/2M

1
1F

0

1997

5
2F/3M

5
2F/3M

0

0

1996

7
1F/6M

7
1F/6M

0

0


MIT philosophy
updated: 19-mar-14