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


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


NSF Interdisciplinary Grants on the Dynamics of Coupled Natural and Human Systems

Deadline: November 21st 2017

The Dynamics of Coupled Natural and Human Systems (CNH) Program supports interdisciplinary research that examines human and natural system processes and the complex interactions among human and natural systems at diverse scales. Research projects to be supported by CNH must include analyses of four different components: (1) the dynamics of a natural system; (2) the dynamics of a human system; (3) the processes through which the natural system affects the human system; and (4) the processes through which the human system affects the natural system. CNH also supports research coordination networks (CNH-RCNs) designed to facilitate activities that promote future research by broad research communities that will include all four components necessary for CNH funding. Continue reading


Fulbright Opportunities in Sustainable Development in the Western Hemisphere

Deadline: August 1st 2017

The 2018-19 Core Fulbright U.S Scholar Program competition is now open and accepting applications for awards in Sustainable Development and Sustainability. The Institute of International Education’s Council for International Exchange of Scholars, administers the Fulbright Scholar Program on behalf of the United States Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. This award gives scholars the opportunity to teach and/or research at institutions of higher education, NGOs or research centers. Priority specializations include sustainable local development, sustainability of production processes and sustainable management of forest ecosystems. 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


Call for Papers: 43rd Annual Cleveland Symposium – Ars et Scientia: Intersections of Science and the Visual Arts

Deadline: June 16th 2017

Submissions for the 43rd Annual Cleveland Symposium – Ars et Scientia: Intersections of Science and the Visual Arts are due June 16, 2017. Innovative research papers from graduate students of all disciplines that challenge the divide between humanities and STEM fields are welcomed. Papers may explore aspects of this topic across any time period, medium, or geographical region. Continue reading


Precision Medicine and Society Pilot Grant Program

Deadline: June 1st 2017

Pilot grants up to $15,000 are available for Columbia faculty, post-docs, and grad students to support work relating to the social, legal, economic, humanistic and ethical impact on society of the introduction of precision medicine and new genomic technologies. Continue reading


Postdoctoral Researcher, History of Medicine and/or Technology – Maastricht University

Deadline: May 27th 2017

Applications are invited for a 3-year postdoctoral position within the project “Making clinical sense: A comparative study of how doctors learn in digital times,” principal investigator, Anna Harris. Continue reading