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Fellowships & Postdocs

Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Ethical, Legal and Social Implications of Genetics, Columbia University

Deadline: February 15 2017

The Center for Research on Ethical, Legal and Social Implications of Psychiatric, Neurologic and Behavioral Genetics at Columbia University announces the availability of a post-doctoral fellowship position to begin September 2017.

The goal of the fellowship is to train researchers whose work is ...

3 Visiting Fellowships on Innovation and Innovation Society, Technische Universität Berlin, Germany

Deadline: January 30 2017

The DFG graduate school “Innovation Society Today” at the Technische Universität Berlin, Germany, is pleased to advertise 3 visiting fellowships. The fellowships are available for a period of three months, either from April to June 2017 or October to December 2017.

The deadline for ...

Post Doctoral Fellowship in the History of Science and Technology, NYU

Deadline: March 01 2017

The Gallatin School of Individualized Study at New York University invites applications for a post-doctoral fellowship for one year in the history of science and technology, or a related field, with the possibility for renewal for a second year. The Fellowship, which will begin September 1, 2017, ...

PhD in interdisciplinarity in training the next generation of researchers, University of Edinburgh

Deadline: February 28 2017

Funding is available to support a four-year (1+3) PhD programme at the University of Edinburgh covering fees (at the UK/EU rate) and an annual stipend of £14,000 from September 2017

PhD topic: Disruptive influence? The role of interdisciplinarity in training the next generation of researchers

Postdoc in Technology and Social Change Linköping University

Deadline: December 21 2016

Applications are invited for a new Post Doc position in Science and Technology Studies at Linköping University (ref TEMA-2016-00185).
Two years in the first instance.

The successful applicant will work in conjunction with Professor Steve Woolgar, as part of the Department of Thematic Studies ...

Postdoc position in ERC project “Processing Citizenship”

Deadline: January 08 2017

The Department of Science, Technology, and Policy Studies (STePS), Faculty of Behavioural, Management and Social sciences at the University of Twente is looking for a Postdoc with a background in Ethnography of borders and/or migration to join the ERC-funded project ‘Processing Citizenship: ...

Fully-funded 4-year Ph.D. position on Fearful Technologies, TU Eindhoven

Deadline: January 01 2017

Fully-funded 4-year Ph.D. position on "Fearful Technologies: Historical and ethical perspectives on the role of fear in pro-technology discourses"

The PhD position is interdisciplinary with a shared advisory team from the Technology, Innovation and Society Group (dr. Kalmbach, prof.dr. v.d. ...

IEEE History Center Life Member Internship for 2017

Deadline: March 01 2017

Scholars near the beginning of their career studying the history of electrical technology and computing and related fields are invited to contact the Center to be considered for a paid Internship at the Center's offices on the campus of Stevens Institute of technology in Hoboken, New Jersey, USA. ...

IEEE Life Member Fellowship in History of Electrical and Computing Technology for 2017–2018

Deadline: February 01 2017

The Fellowship supports one year of full-time graduate work in the history of electrical science and technology or closely related field at a college or university of recognized standing, or up to one year of post-doctoral research for a scholar in this field who has received his or her Ph.D. ...

ESRC Funded PhD studentships, Cardiff School of Social Sciences

Deadline: February 01 2017

The Cardiff School of Social Sciences has a number of ESRC funded PhD studentships, including opportunities in Science and Technology Studies. Details of the awards, eligibility and how to apply are available from:

2017-2018 Lemelson Center Fellowships and Travel Grants

Deadline: December 01 2016

Through its fellowships and travel grants, the Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation supports research projects that present creative approaches to the study of invention and innovation in American society. Projects may include (but are not limited to) historical research and ...

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Advanced Biomedical Ethics, University of Pennsylvania

Deadline: December 05 2016

The Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine invites applications for the postdoctoral Fellowship in Advanced Biomedical Ethics. This 2-year Fellowship seeks to train scholars and future leaders in academic biomedical ethics. ...

Linda Hall Library Seeks Fellows Among Science, Technology Historians

Deadline: January 16 2017

The Linda Hall Library is pleased to announce its fellowship program for the academic year 2017/18. Fellowships, lasting anywhere from one week to a full academic year, are awarded to outstanding projects in history of science and related science and technology studies fields that make use of the ...

Postdocs in Society and Neuroscience Program, Columbia University

Deadline: November 28 2016

The Center for Science and Society at Columbia University invites applications for a postdoctoral research scholar/scientist or associate research scholar/scientist position to begin July 1, 2017.


Columbia University is pleased to announce three interdisciplinary postdoctoral ...

Postdoctoral Fellowships, Science in Human Culture Program Northwestern University

Deadline: January 09 2017

The Science in Human Culture Program (SHC) at Northwestern University invites applications for two-year postdoctoral fellowships in the contextual study of science, technology, or medicine, to run September 1, 2017 – August 31, 2019. Two Fellows will be selected. Applications are welcome from ...

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow in Team Science, Department of Philosophy, Michigan State University

The Toolbox Project (, an NSF-funded initiative based at Michigan State University that focuses on enhancing the quality of interdisciplinary team science, seeks candidates to fill a 12-month postdoctoral Research Fellow position beginning as soon as August 2016 but no ...

Postdoc on NASA’s organizational and fiscal history with Janet Vertesi, Princeton University

The Sociology Department at Princeton University is seeking a posdoctoral or more senior researcher to work with Assistant Professor Janet Vertesi on a project related to NASA's organizational and fiscal history. The goal of the research is to characterize how tough economic times affect ...