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Philosophy: UCI & Professional information in Philosophy & LPS


UCI Philosophy and LPS Departments

Philosophy at UCI
consists of two complementary and collaborative units: the Department of Philosophy in the School of Humanities ( and the Department of Logic & Philosophy of Science (LPS) in the School of Social Sciences ( These two jointly administer a Ph.D. program in Philosophy with two independent tracks: the Philosophy Track and the Logic & Philosophy of Science Track.

Professional information in Philosophy and LPS

Organizations, associations & career information
•  The American Philosophical Association
This association has section on "Philosophy as a Profession" and it has a Job Seeker Database.
•  American Society for Aesthetics
A Society for the Philosophy, Theory and Criticism of the Arts. The ASA sponsors four annual conferences, publishes the Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism and the ASA Newsletter.
•  The Society for Philosophical Inquiry
•  Society for Women In Philosophy
•  Philosophy of Science Association
•  History of Science Society
•  Social Science Resource Network
The Social Science Research Network online is one great way that some Philosophy and LPS faculty have shared works in progress with colleagues.
•  British Society for the History of Science
•  UCI Interdisciplinary Center for the Scientific Study of Ethics and Morality
Exploring this quintessential question at the heart of ethics is the goal of the UCI Interdisciplinary Center for the Scientific Study of Ethics and Morality. The Center was established in 2003 by a group of scholars interested in recent scientific research that yields insight on the origins and causes of morality. In creating the Center, UCI faculty both address a topic that is becoming one of the new frontiers in science and reflect critically on the moral implications of this new frontier.
•  Critical Theory Institute
•  Best Graduate Schools
Call number: L901 .A437 2006 (Langson Library Ready Reference)
•  Chronicle of Higher Education *
This has a secrion of current job adds for higher education.
•  Career Center at UCI
Remember use the services of the career center and start networking while still in school.
•  Los Angeles Times and New York Times
There are career ads in the above newspapers and other national/international newspapers too.
•  E-resumes: everything you need to know about using electronic resumes to tap into today's job market
Call number: HF5383 W453 2001 (Langson Library Reference)
There are other useful guides on resumes in Langson Library Reference.
•  Résumé writing : a comprehensive how-to-do-it guide
Call number: HF5383 .B57 1990 (Langson Library Reference)
There are other books on creating resumes in Langson Reference.
•  The résumé reference book
Call number: HF5383 .L35 1990 (Langson Library Reference)
There are other books on creating resumes in the Langson Library Reference.
•  Wetfeet
A good webpage that explains the whole process of getting a job from creating a resume/cover letter too interview skills/questions. It even talks about phone interviews and how to dress for an interview.

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