Invitation for submissions: New online platform for the Society for the History of Technology

Deadline: OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Technology’s Stories, SHOT’s site for open-access scholarship on the history of technology invites submissions for their newly designed site. Technology’s Stories aims to engage scholars, students, and the interested general public with the usable past-that is, with stories that can help us make sense of contemporary technological challenges and aspirations. Continue reading


Job Opportunity: Business Manager, The Center for Science and Society

Deadline: OPEN UNTIL FILLED

The Center for Science and Society (CSS) at Columbia University seeks a Business Manager. The Business Manager works closely with the Associate Director and Director to develop budgets for administrative, project, grant, event, personnel, and operational accounts. S/he is responsible for knowing and interpreting all University financial policies and systems, complying with internal audit, government, and private agency regulations on financial disbursements, and providing analytic and problem-solving support to the Directors on matters pertaining to operating budgets and financial planning. Continue reading


Lecturer History of Science, Technology, Medicine, Environment, or Quantitative/Computational History Department of History at University of California, Berkeley

Deadline: March 9th 2018

The Department of History at the University of California, Berkeley invites applications for a pool of qualified temporary instructors to teach courses primarily in the History of Science (broadly defined) and Quantitative/Computational History should an opening arise. Screening of applicants is ongoing and will continue as needed. The number of positions varies from semester to semester, depending on the needs of the department. Positions may range from 16% to 100% time, which would translate to 1 to 6 courses over a two semester academic year. Continue reading


Call for Applications: Fellowship in the History of Knowledge, German Historical Institute

Deadline: December 1st 2017

The German Historical Institute, Washington, DC, is now accepting applications for a 6- to 12-month Fellowship in The History of Knowledge. Potential projects could focus on (but are not limited to) the following areas: the dynamics of knowledge transfer, communication and dissemination (or restriction) of knowledge, the preservation, collection, and curation of knowledge, and the transformative nature of knowledge and its impact on societies. It is essential that the proposed research projects make use of historical methods and engage with the relevant historiography. The fellowship term begins September 1, 2018. Continue reading


Job Opportunity: Molina Curator for the History of Medicine & Early Science, Huntington Library

Deadline: June 30th 2017

The Huntington Library seeks a knowledgeable, energetic, and collaborative professional to develop and interpret its collections in the history of medicine, as well as its science holdings through the early modern period. The Molina Curator will be responsible for the intellectual management of print, manuscript, and realia holdings in these areas, creating and maintaining a vibrant collections profile that resonates with the needs of advanced researchers and contributes to the cultural enrichment of the general public. Continue reading


The Foundation for the History of Women in Medicine Research Fellowship

Deadline: May 15th 2017

The Foundation for the History of Women in Medicine is pleased to provide one $5,000 grant to support travel, lodging, and incidental expenses for a flexible research period between July 1, 2017 and June 30, 2018. Foundation Fellowships are offered for research related to the history of women to be conducted at the Center for the History of Medicine at the Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine. Continue reading


Call for Applications: Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden Curators’ Academy 2017

Deadline: April 30th 2017

This intensive 7-day study program offers the exiting opportunity to explore the rich Dresden collections, learn about major restoration projects, and study selected objects in depth. At the same time, participants will be able to learn about current developments in exhibition practice and discuss the challenges of contemporary museum work. Continue reading


Research Fellowship – The Jacques Loeb Centre for the History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences

Deadline: April 27th 2017

The Jacques Loeb Centre for the History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences is offering research fellowships for two projects starting in the 2017-18 academic year. The fellowships are for PhD and post-doctoral students as well as visiting research students and … Continue reading


Call for Applications: Research Fellowships – Jacques Loeb Centre for the History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences

Deadline: April 27th 2017

The Jacques Loeb Centre for the History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences is offering research fellowships for two projects starting in the 2017-18 academic year. Continue reading


Job Opportunity: Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method, LSE Fellow in Philosophy of the Social Sciences

Deadline: April 17th 2017

The Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method seeks applications for a one-year LSE Fellowship in Philosophy of the Social Sciences. The post holder’s primary responsibility will be to teach courses in philosophy of the social sciences for undergraduates and MSc students. These courses investigate philosophical issues concerning the nature of social scientific theory and its applications. Continue reading