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Fellowships & Postdocs

Research Associate and Research Assistant posts at Department of Sociology, University of Cambridge

Deadline: May 08 2017

Dr Stuart Hogarth (Department of Sociology, University of Cambridge) is recruiting a research assistant and research associate to work on his ERC starting grant project CANCERSCREEN.

Screening for cancer in the post-genomic era: diagnostic innovation and biomedicalisation in comparative ...

Chancellor’s Fellow in History/Sociology of Biomedicine, University of Edinburgh

Deadline: May 02 2017

The University of Edinburgh has an outstanding tradition of ground-breaking research in science and technology studies, including the history and sociology of biomedicine.

We now seek to make a strategic appointment of a scholar who will pursue historical research to interrogate the compelling ...

One-year Postdoc position in STS at Virginia Tech (Falls Church, VA –– Washington, DC area)

Deadline: March 23 2017

The Department of Science and Technology in Society (STS), Virginia Tech at Falls Church, VA (Washington, DC area) invites applications for a one-year postdoctoral position for the academic year 2017/18. The successful candidate will work with Dr. Sonja Schmid and contribute to the NSF CAREER ...

New Master’s Program in STS at the Munich Center for Technology in Society

Deadline: May 31 2017

The Munich Center for Technology in Society (MCTS) of the TU Munich launched its new Master’s program in Science and Technology Studies (STS) last year. It is an English language program and free of tuition fees (as are almost all degree programs in Germany). The application is now possible ...

Two research fellows in Soc of Science/STS, Centre for Ethics and Law in the Life Sciences (CELLS)

Deadline: March 15 2017

The Centre for Ethics and Law in the Life Sciences (CELLS) is pleased to invite applications for two positions as research fellows in sociology of science / STS. For details please refer to:

https://www.uni-hannover.de/en/aktuell/stellenangebote/jobboerse/detail/luhjobs/1380/ (English) ...

Postdoc, Suppes Center for the History and Philosophy of Science, Stanford University

Deadline: March 17 2017

We are seeking a post doctoral fellow in Logic, Methodology, and Philosophy of Science broadly conceived. We are especially interested in philosophers concentrating on one (or more) of the special sciences (biology, physics, psychology, neuro-science, etc.), and/or the history and philosophy of ...

Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in Design, Wesleyan University

Deadline: February 21 2017

Job Posting Number: F00144
Position Type: Full-Time

Position Details: Wesleyan University’s Center for Pedagogical Innovation invites applications for an Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in Design beginning July 1, 2017. We seek a scholar who is broadly trained in the many areas of ...

Fellowships, The Consortium for History of Science, Technology and Medicine

Deadline: February 15 2017

The Consortium for History of Science, Technology and Medicine invites applications for fellowships in the history of science, technology and medicine, broadly construed. Opportunities include:

-short-term Research Fellowships
-nine-month Dissertation Fellowships
-NEH Postdoctoral Fellowships ...

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
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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:
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