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


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

Call for Applications: Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study-Lorentz Center Theme Group

Deadline: March 18th 2018

The Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study (NIAS) and the Lorentz Center will be accepting applications for NIAS-Lorentz Theme Groups in late January 2018. Groups must have either three or five members, all of which will be awarded NIAS fellowships, providing … Continue reading

Job Opportunity: 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: Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study-Lorentz Center Workshops

Deadline: January 15th 2018

The Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study (NIAS) and the Lorentz Center is accepting applications for the NIAS-Lorentz Workshops (NLW) for research that bridges the divide between humanities/social sciences and the natural/technological sciences and the SSH Workshops, which only involves disciplines … 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: Canada Research Chair in Vision, Disability Studies and the Arts, York University: Canada

Deadline: November 30th 2017

The School of the Arts, Media, Performance and Design (AMPD) at York University, Toronto, invites applications for a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in the area of Vision, Disability Studies, and the Arts. Deadline Nov 30. Continue reading

Call for Applications: 2018 Presidential Scholars in Society and Neuroscience

Deadline: November 27th 2017

Applications are now open for the 2018 Presidential Scholars Postdoctoral Scholars Program. Deadline: November 27, 2017. 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

Assistant Professor: Philosophy of Perception, York University: Canada

Deadline: November 1st 2017

The Department of Philosophy, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, York University, invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor with a specialization in the area of Philosophy of Perception. Deadline Nov 1. Continue reading

Faculty Seed Grants – Columbia University Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy

Deadline: October 27th 2017

ISERP has announced a call for applications for pilot research projects for up to $15,000. Applicants must be full-time Columbia University faculty members in the social sciences or SIPA. Priority will be given to high-risk, high-return research. Deadline: October 27. Continue reading