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Committee: Academic Career Opportunities and Placement
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Committee Charge

The committee's responsibility embraces all activities of the association relating to the enhancement of academic career opportunities for philosophers, and placement. It works to facilitate the entry of philosophers into appropriate careers in teaching, research, and other work; it informs the board of current employment prospects and opportunities for philosophers; and it supervises employment services offered by the association to its members.

The chairs of the committee on non-academic careers and the committee on philosophy in two-year colleges serve in an ex officio capacity on this committee, one member of this committee serves as a liaison to the committee on philosophy in two-year colleges, and one member of the graduate student council (GSC) serves as a liaison to this committee.

Committee Reports

2017–2018 report

2016–2017 report

2015-2016 report

2014-2015 report 

2013-2014 report

2012-2013 report

2011-2012 report

2010-2011 report

2009-2010 report

2008-2009 report

2007-2008 report

Committee Publications

APA Handbook on Placement Practices

Guidance for Philosophy Job Seekers

Upcoming Events
APA Lecture by Jennifer Lackey
Friday, November 22, 2019
Nomination deadline for the 2020 Lebowitz Prize
Sunday, December 1, 2019
Application deadline for the 2020–2021 Edinburgh Fellowship
Sunday, December 15, 2019
Nomination deadline for the 2020 Book Prize
Wednesday, January 15, 2020
Deadline to apply to be an APA nominee for the Whiting Programs
Saturday, January 25, 2020

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Associate Chair (2020)
Sam Cowling
Chair (2020)
David K. Chan
ex officio (2021)
Barak Krakauer
ex officio (2022)
Richard Legum
GSC Liaison (2020)
Michelle E. Thomas
Member (2020)
Victor Kumar
Member (2020)
Ileana F. Szymanski
Member (2020)
Shay Welch
Member (2021)
Gil Hersch
Member (2021)
Ram Neta
Member (2021)
Seth L. Shabo
Member (2022)
Chloe Armstrong
Member (2022)
Lauren M. Ashwell
Member (2022)
Christopher Kulp

 

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