The Science in Human Culture Program (SHC) at Northwestern University invites applications for two-year postdoctoral fellowships in the contextual study of science, technology, or medicine, to run September 1, 2015 – August 31, 2017. Two Fellows will be selected. Applications are welcome from scholars who study science, technology, or medicine in any region of the world and from any of a range of historical, philosophical, sociological, anthropological, or literary perspectives. Each Fellow will be affiliated with both the SHC program and an appropriate disciplinary department in Weinberg College (History, Sociology, Philosophy, Anthropology, etc.). Fellows will pursue a program of independent scholarship and teach two one-quarter undergraduate classes (typically one seminar and one lecture) over the course of the three-quarter-long teaching year. Fellows will also help organize and run the SHC visiting lecturer series. They are expected to be active participants in intellectual activities in both SHC and their affiliated departments and to deliver one public lecture each year.
In order to ensure full consideration, all application materials must be received by December 1, 2014. Important additional information including salary, prerequisites, FAQs, and detailed submission instructions appears on our website at:
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AA/EOE: Applications from women and minorities are especially encouraged. We also value demonstrated experience in working with diverse populations.