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Fellowships & Postdocs

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 ...

Postdoctoral Research Associate (Social Scientist), Washington State University

Deadline: October 03 2016

Position Summary:

Commercial specialty crop (vegetable and fruit) growers use plastic mulches to conserve water, suppress weeds, optimize soil temperature, and improve plant growth. However, plastic mulches need to be disposed of at the end of the growing season, resulting in significant ...

Postdoc for ethnographer of data science, University of Washington

Deadline: October 01 2016

The Department of Human Centered Design and Engineering (HCDE) at the University of Washington (UW) Seattle seeks an ethnographer of data science for a 36 month (2.5yrs) postdoctoral research scientist position, starting January 2017.

The hired candidate will work with Prof. David Ribes in ...

Society of Fellows postdoc awards for 2017-2020, Princeton University

Deadline: September 15 2016

The Princeton Society of Fellows, an interdisciplinary group of scholars in the humanities, social sciences, and selected natural sciences, invites applications for the 2017-2020 fellowship competition.

Four fellowships will be awarded:

Open Fellowship in any discipline represented in the ...

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 ...

2 PhD positions in Science Studies and History of Science, ETH Zurich

Deadline: August 31 2016

The Chair for Science Studies (Prof. Michael Hagner) at ETH Zurich invites applications for
2 PhD positions in Science Studies and History of Science

Ambitious students who aim to achieve their doctoral degrees in one of the following fields are invited to apply:
Position 1) History of the ...

Research Position at the IMEW Berlin

Deadline: August 08 2016

Das Institut Mensch, Ethik und Wissenschaft gGmbH (IMEW) in Berlin sucht zum 01.10.2016 eine/n wissenschaftliche/n Mitarbeiter/in (TVöD 13/50%).

Das IMEW arbeitet als gemeinnützige Forschungseinrichtung insbesondere zu folgenden Themen:

1. Begleitung von Aktionsplänen zur Umsetzung der ...

Postdoc & PhD job openings at Munich Center for Technology in Society (MCTS)

Deadline: July 26 2016

The Munich Center for Technology in Society (MCTS) at Technische Universität München is inviting applications for two limited-term researcher positions at the research group Innovation Research (Prof. Dr. Sebastian Pfotenhauer), available immediately:

1 post-doc position (TV-L E13, 100%, until ...

2017 Christine Mirzayan Science & Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship Program

Deadline: September 06 2016

The Christine Mirzayan Science & Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship Program, now in its 19th year, provides early career individuals with the opportunity to spend 12 weeks at the Academies in Washington, DC learning about science and technology policy and the role that scientists and engineers ...

Postdoc position at UNICAMP-Brazil

Deadline: July 29 2016

Postdoctoral position (23 months) at the State University of Campinas (UNICAMP)[1], Brazil; Start date: September 1st, 2016; Salary: R$ 6.819,30 (Brazilian Real)

Hosted by the Science and Technology Policy Department[2], Institute of Geosciences, Brazil, through FUNCAMP – UNICAMP Development ...

PostDoc position - Army Research Laboratory, US MD

The United States Army Research Laboratory (ARL) is seeking applications for one postdoctoral position in the areas of social computing and social sciences. ARL is a basic and applied science and technology laboratory. This position is with Social Information Exploitation team in the ...

Research Fellow, Wiki Education Foundation

The Wiki Education Foundation is seeking a Research Fellow between July 2016 and March 2017 to lead a project to determine the effectiveness of Wikipedia classroom assignments in meeting learning objectives at the higher education level. In collaboration with existing Wiki Education Foundation ...