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Fellowships & Postdocs

2016-2017 Arthur Molella Distinguished Fellowship, Lemelson Center of the Smithsonian Institution

Deadline: March 31 2016

Announcing the 2016-2017 Arthur Molella Distinguished Fellowship

Apps Due: 31 March 2016

The Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation ( is pleased to announce the creation of the Arthur Molella Distinguished Fellowship at the Smithsonian Institution’s ...

David B. Larson Fellowship in Health and Spirituality, Library of Congress

Deadline: April 17 2016

The John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress is currently seeking applicants for its David B. Larson Fellowship in Health and Spirituality.

This paid research opportunity at the Library of Congress is open to post-doctoral scholars working at the intersection of health and spirituality. ...

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

Deadline: March 11 2016

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 ...

NSF Solicitation for Innovations at the Nexus of Food, Energy and Water Systems (INFEWS)

Deadline: March 22 2016

Innovations at the Nexus of Food, Energy, and Water Systems (INFEWS) solicitation is now available.

The overarching goal of INFEWS is to catalyze the well-integrated interdisciplinary research efforts to transform
scientific understanding of the FEW nexus in order to improve system function ...

NSF Solicitation for Critical Resilience Interdependent Infrastructure Systems and Processes (CRISP)

Deadline: March 09 2016

The goals of the Critical Resilient Interdependent Infrastructure Systems and Processes (CRISP) solicitation are to: (1) foster an interdisciplinary research community of engineers, computer and computational scientists and social and behavioral scientists, that creates new approaches and ...

3 Fellowships in History of Health, Medicine, and Disease, Chemical Heritage Foundation

The Chemical Heritage Foundation (CHF) in Philadelphia, PA (USA) is excited to announce three openings for projects in the area of the history of health, medicine, and disease within CHF’s Institute for Research.

Each position is part of a specified project with limited duration funding and ...

Postdocs in Science, Ethics, and Democracy, Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics, Tel Aviv University

Deadline: February 15 2016

The Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics at Tel Aviv University is accepting applications for its 2016-17 post-doctorate fellowship program. The Center offers grants to outstanding researchers who study the interplay between scientific and technological developments, politics, and ethics.

The ...

Perry World House Postdoctoral Fellowship Program, University of Pennsylvania

Deadline: February 15 2016

The Global Innovations Institute at the University of Pennsylvania’s Perry World House invites applications for its inaugural postdoctoral fellowship program, which will take place during the 2016-2017 academic year. The Global Innovations Institute is the research arm of Perry World House, the ...

IEEE History Center Life Member Internship, Summer 2016

Deadline: March 01 2016

Scholars at the beginning of their career studying the history of electrical technology and computing (broadly construed) 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, NJ, USA.

The ...

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow in Human-Computer Interaction, Abertay University (UK)

Deadline: April 24 2015

The University now seeks to appoint a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow in Human-Computer Interaction within the School of Social and Health Sciences.

The School of Social and Health Sciences delivers programmes and applied research in the areas of mental health nursing and counselling, psychology, ...

The Strong Research Fellowships in Rochester, New York

The Strong is pleased to announce The Strong Research Fellowships to provide financial support for scholarly play research in The Strong’s incomparable collections of toys, games, board games, electronic games, and a wide breadth of play-related records and historical archives that document the ...

2 PhD positions, “Ways of Writing: How Physicians Know, 1550-1950,” Inst for History of Medicine

Applications are invited for 2 doctoral positions (65% E13) to be held for up to five years from 1 October 2012 at the Institute for the History of Medicine, Charité Berlin, for the research project “Ways of Writing: How Physicians Know, 1550-1950” funded by the European Research Council.

Truman G. Blocker, Jr. History of Medicine Fellowship, U of Texas

The Moody Medical Library of the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston is pleased to offer the Truman G. Blocker, Jr. Fellowship to support research related to the history of medicine conducted at the Moody Medical Library.

The Truman G. Blocker, Jr. Fellowship will provide between ...

Humboldt Research Fellowships

The Humboldt Research Fellowship enables highly-qualified scientists and scholars of all nationalities and all disciplines to carry out research projects for extended periods of time in cooperation with academic hosts at research institutions in Germany. Fellowships are awarded on the basis of ...