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

gender

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

University of Chicago, Illinois, TT

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

Cornell University, TT

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

University of Colorado-Boulder, TT

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

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


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updated: 20-JUN-14