NASA Ames Research Center – Post Doctoral Fellow: history of recent technology or science

Location: California, United States Institution Type: Government Position Type: Doctoral Fellow Submitted: Friday, July 25th, 2008

Main Category: History of Science/Medicine/Technology Secondary Categories: Fellowships/Grants/Interns

POSITION — An immediate post-doctoral opportunity is available in the History Office of the NASA Ames Research Center. The post-doc will support the NASA Ames Senior Advisor for History and the Ames Historian in the preparation of a history of Ames since 1958.

QUALIFICATIONS — A Ph.D. in the history of recent technology or science. Because of the breadth of research done at Ames, historical expertise may be in such fields as aeronautics, astronautics, materials, space science, life sciences or information technology. Experience with archival research in government records, oral history, and scholarly methods of citation is required. A record of peer-reviewed publication is preferred.

LOCATION — The position is based at the NASA Ames Research Center in Mountain View, California at the heart of Silicon Valley. The incumbent also is expected to spend time at the National Archives facility in San Bruno, California.

TIMING — The position is available now, and the appointment is for 12 months.

SALARY — The annual salary range is $45,000 to $50,000.

Contact Info: Basic applications must be completed at

Curricula vitae may be sent by email to [email protected].

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