skip to main content

Society for Social Studies of Science

The STS Profession

Announcements

Events

Calls for Papers

Positions

Fellowships & Postdocs

Submitting items to 4S and Technoscience Updates

Please email items for the 4S “Profession” pages and the Technoscience Updates newsletter to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address). Items may be edited for length. Please include a URL for the complete and authoritative information.

The monthly deadline for inclusion in the newsletter is the 7th.

Fellowships & Postdocs

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 - Social Media and Sleep, University of Surrey

Deadline: July 07 2016

The Department of Sociology at the University of Surrey, UK seek to appoint a Research Fellow full time for 1 year for the project ‘Social Media and Sleep: Ethical agendas in a digital age’, funded by the Wellcome Trust. Sleep provides a particularly interesting case study of recent ...

12 PhD Positions, Critical Infrastructures and Cities, Darmstadt University of Technology (Germany)

Deadline: July 10 2016

The newly formed interdisciplinary Research Training Group "Critical Infrastructures: Construction, Functional Failures, and Protection in Cities“ at the Darmstadt University of Technology, Germany (close to Frankfurt), announces twelve PhD positions (3 years) scheduled to begin 1 October ...

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 ...

PostDoc position, Sustainability Governance, Freiburg University, Germany

Deadline: July 04 2016

The Chair Group of Sustainability Governance (www.envgov.uni-freiburg.de/prof-sugov) at Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg, Germany, invites applications for the position of a Researcher and University Teacher (PostDoc) for an initial period of 3 years, with possible extension for another 3 ...