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Fellowships & Postdocs

Program solicitation for CRISP 2.0, National Science Foundation (NSF)

Deadline: March 07 2018

The new title (CRISP 2.0) reflects significant changes, in large part designed to make the solicitation more appealing to our communities. One change is that the new solicitation requires only two PIs: an SBE scientist and an engineer. The solicitation (Critical Resilient Interdependent ...

Science Policy Fellows, Gulf Research Program, National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Med

Deadline: March 14 2018

The Gulf Research Program of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine is now accepting applications for Science Policy Fellows.

Our Science Policy Fellows gain first-hand experience at the interface of science and policy as they spend one year alongside decision-makers at ...

Early-Career Research Fellows, Gulf Research Program, National Academies of Sciences, Eng, and Med

Deadline: February 21 2018

The Gulf Research Program of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine is now accepting applications for Early-Career Research Fellows.

Our Early-Career Research Fellows receive two years of unrestricted funding to pursue the innovative research and unique collaborations ...

New MA Programme in STS at Goethe-University, Frankfurt am Main

Deadline: June 15 2018

New MA programme:

Science and Technology Studies. Economies, Governance, Life.

For more information check
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Fellowships at Center for International Security and Cooperation (CISAC), Stanford University

Deadline: January 15 2018

Program Overview

CISAC Fellows spend the academic year engaged in research and writing, and are encouraged to participate in seminars and to interact and collaborate with leading faculty and researchers. Natural scientists have the opportunity to conduct research on the scientific and technical ...

2018 Call for post-doctoral positions, IFRIS (France)

Deadline: February 05 2018

Seven (7) post-doctoral positions are available at the Institute for Research and Innovation in Society. IFRIS ( welcomes science, technology and society scholars in all social science disciplines: history, sociology, political sciences, anthropology, economics, management ...

Postdoc in societal aspects of new digital technologies, Arizona State University

Deadline: December 01 2017

The School for the Future of Innovation in Society (SFIS) at Arizona State University invites applications for a POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATE in the societal aspects of new digital technologies. Start date is flexible, with first anticipated start date 2 January 2018.

The postdoctoral ...

Research Opportunities at the Smithsonian’s Lemelson Center

Deadline: December 01 2017

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 ...

Berggruen Fellowship, The Transformation of the Human, University of Southern California (USC)

Deadline: January 05 2018

Fellowship Seeks Innovative Thinkers

USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences and the Berggruen Institute will sponsor up to five (5) fellowships at the University of Southern California for the academic year 2018-2019. The selected USC Berggruen Fellows will work on the topic area of ...

Energy Justice in Global Perspective Postdoctoral Position, UC Santa Barbara

Deadline: December 18 2017

The Global Studies department at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites applications for a Mellon Sawyer Seminar Postdoctoral Scholar on the theme of “energy justice in global perspective.” This seminar focuses on the ways in which certain communities are disproportionately ...

Post-Doctoral Fellowship on the Plantationocene, 2018-2020, University of Wisconsin–Madison

Deadline: December 15 2017

The University of Wisconsin-Madison invites applications for a two-year postdoctoral fellowship on the Plantationocene sponsored by an Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Sawyer Seminar grant.

In addition to pursuing her/his research, the Postdoctoral fellow will be in charge of administrating a ...

IEEE History Center Life Member Internship, 2018

Deadline: March 01 2018

Scholars early in their career studying the history of electrical technology and computing are invited to contact the Center to be considered for a paid Internship at the Center's offices on the Stevens Institute of Technology campus in Hoboken, New Jersey, USA. The IEEE History Center, a center ...

The IEEE Life Member Fellowship in the History of Electrical and Computing Technology, 2018-2019

Deadline: February 01 2018

The IEEE Life Members Fellowship in the History of Electrical and Computing Technology supports either one year of full-time graduate work in the history of electrical or computer science or technology or a related field at a college or university of recognized standing, or up to one year of ...

2-year Postdoctoral Scholar in Science, Technology, and Society, Colby College

Deadline: November 15 2017

Colby College’s Program in Science, Technology, and Society (STS) invites applications for a two-year Postdoctoral Scholar position starting September 1, 2018.

We seek a teacher-scholar who can provide energy, outreach, and a vision for the future of the program. Duties will ...

Postdocs in Adv Biomedical Ethics and Ethical/Legal/Social Implications of Genetics/Genomics, UPenn

Deadline: December 04 2017

The Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine invites applications for two postdoctoral fellowships: the Fellowship in Advanced Biomedical Ethics, and the Program in the Ethical, Legal and Social Implications (ELSI) of Genetics ...

Linda Hall Library Seeks Fellows Among Science, Technology Historians

Deadline: January 19 2018

The Linda Hall Library is pleased to announce its fellowship program for the academic year 2018/19. Fellowships, lasting anywhere from one week to a full academic year, are awarded to outstanding projects in the history of science, environmental history, and related science and technology studies ...

IPRH–Andrew W. Mellon Pre-Doctoral Fellowships in Environmental Humanities, 2018–19

Deadline: January 12 2018

The Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities, supported by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, seeks to select two Pre-Doctoral Fellows in Environmental Humanities for the 2018–19 academic year.

Environmental Humanities pulls the energy of several discipline-centric humanistic ...

AAAS Spanish Language Mass Media Fellows Program

Deadline: January 15 2018

AAAS serves the growing Latino populations of the US by supporting science communication and education in the language of their communities. The recruitment of Spanish Language Mass Media Fellows helps bring science news to the mainstream Spanish news outlets to share with Spanish speaking ...

AAAS Mass Media Science & Engineering Fellowship

Deadline: January 15 2018

The AAAS Mass Media Science & Engineering Fellowship places science, engineering, and mathematics students and postdocs at media organizations nationwide. They have worked as reporters, editors, researchers, and production assistants at media outlets that include the Los Angeles Times, WIRED, ...

The President’s Postdoctoral Fellowship Process at UMSI, 2017-2018, University of Michigan

Deadline: October 25 2017

The University of Michigan School of Information (UMSI) invites applicants for the U-M President's Postdoctoral Fellowship Program (PPFP ( Faculty at UMSI have a successful record of providing a nurturing and productive postdoctoral experience for ...

Hixon-Riggs Early Career Fellowship in Science and Technology Studies, Harvey Mudd College

Deadline: November 15 2017

Harvey Mudd College (Claremont, California) invites applications for the Hixon-Riggs Early Career Fellowship in Science and Technology Studies, beginning fall 2018. Applications are invited from scholars working on any aspect of science and technology and their social dimensions. We especially ...

Applications now being accepted, PhD/MA Programs in Global Studies, UC Santa Barbara

Deadline: December 15 2017

Global Studies is an emergent field concerned with understanding the historical and contemporary phenomenon of globalization that seeks to promote critical reflection on how the world works as an interlinked, interactive set of processes and relationships. Global Studies is a synthesis of social ...

AAAS Science and Technology Policy Fellowship

Deadline: November 01 2017

Applications are now being accepted for the AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowships (STPF). This professional level fellowship is the premier opportunity for outstanding anthropologists to learn first-hand about policymaking, bring valuable expertise to policy, and enhance anthropological ...

2 Postdoctoral Positions for Academic Years 2018-2020, Institute for Practical Ethics, UC San Diego

Deadline: November 01 2017

The Institute for Practical Ethics at the University of California, San Diego, invites applications for the position of postdoctoral scholar for the academic years 2018-2019 and 2019-2020. Applicants must possess a PhD granted from an accredited university before the position begins.

The ...

Postdoc in science, technology and innovation policy and strategy, UNICAMP, Brazil

Deadline: September 30 2017

The Department of Science and Technology Policy offers a post-doctoral fellowship in science, technology and innovation policy and strategy. This post-doctoral fellowship is attached to the São Paulo Excellence Chair (SPEC) “Innovation Systems, Strategies and Policy” (InSySPo) ...

Postdoctoral Research Scholar in environmental impacts of synthetic biology, NC State University

Position Title: Postdoctoral Research Scholar
Project Title: Synthesizing Engagement for Synthetic Biology: Ethical and Social Considerations Surrounding the Environmental Impact of Synthetic Biology

PI: Dr. Jason Delborne, Associate Professor of Science, Policy and Society Department of ...

PhD-level Research Assistantship in interdisciplinary STS projects, NC State University

Position Description: A Ph.D. level Graduate Research Assistantship is available in the Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources (FER) in the College of Natural Resources at North Carolina State University (Raleigh, NC). FER is an interdisciplinary unit with faculty examining ...

Postdoctoral Fellow Position in Social Study of Epigenetics and Transgenerational Inheritance, UCLA

Deadline: October 15 2017

The Institute for Society and Genetics (ISG) at the University of California at Los Angeles (, invites applications for a postdoctoral fellow position beginning January 1, 2018 The Institute for Society and Genetics, housed in the Division of Life Sciences at UCLA, is ...