van Atten on Intuitionistic Logic, Brouwer Stamp

Mark van Atten‘s excellent entry on the history of intuitionistic logic for the Stanford Encyclopedia is out. And last week in Jena, my Carnap Project colleague Steve Awodey got an awesome stamp commemorating the centennial (last year) of Brouwer’s thesis (not from me, so don’t ask):

Segerberg in Calgary 2008/09

Krister Segerberg will be visiting the Philosophy Department at the University of Calgary during the 2008/09 academic year as Killam Visiting Scholar. He’ll be teaching two courses, an intro to modal logic course in the Fall and an advanced course in the Winter term. There will also be a little two day workshop, most likely in January, with him, Aldo Antonelli, and Nuel Belnap.

Tenure-Track Job in Logic at Calgary!

My department is advertising for a junor position in logic. Please apply or tell me if you know of any promising candidates. If you need more information, you can contact Ali Kazmi (contact details below) or me, of course. We also have a recruitment page. Salient details missing from the ad: teaching load is 2-2, instruction is in English.

The Department of Philosophy at the University of Calgary invites applications for a tenure‐track position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning July 1, 2009. A PhD or equivalent is required. The Department is seeking candidates who are able to teach a range of courses in logic, from elementary formal logic to the advanced levels, including the meta‐theory of first‐order logic, undecidability, incompleteness, and non‐classical logics. The area of specialization for this position is Logic or a related field of study.

Teaching duties include undergraduate and graduate instruction as well as graduate supervision. Complete dossiers, including a curriculum vitae, at least three confidential letters of reference, post‐graduate transcripts, a recent sample of writing, and evidence of teaching effectiveness may be sent to:

Merlette Schnell
Department of Philosophy
University of Calgary
2500 University Drive NW
Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4

The Selection Committee will begin to assess applications after NOVEMBER 21, 2008.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority. The University of Calgary respects, appreciates, and encourages diversity. Specific inquiries about this position may be directed to:

Ali Kazmi, Head
Department of Philosophy
University of Calgary
(403) 220‐5535