UNIVERSITY COLLEGE LONDON Department of Science and Technology Studies
Applications are invited for the post of Research Fellow in the Department of Science and Technology Studies, University College London, to contribute to the research project “Analysis and Synthesis in 19th-Century Chemistry: Toward a New Philosophical History of Scientific Practice”. This project is funded by the Leverhulme Trust. The research fellow will be expected to work in close collaboration with Dr Hasok Chang, the principal investigator for the project, and also with a PhD student funded on the project.
The appointment is for two years, and the expected start date is 1 October 2006. Salary will be £24,886 per year (plus a London allowance of £2,400), with a possible small upward adjustment to be confirmed later.
The successful applicant must have submitted her or his PhD dissertation by the start of appointment. The appropriate subject of the PhD is either history of science or philosophy of science, and candidates must possess PhD-level research experience in the history of chemistry. The research fellow’s work will be expected to follow closely the programme of research laid out in the grant application.
For further information and the UCL application form, please see www.ucl.ac.uk/sts/chang/. Any questions should be directed to Hasok Chang by e-mail [email protected] or telephone +44-(0)20-7679-1324.
In addition to the information requested on the application form, applicants must submit a full list of publications. Short-listed candidates will be invited to submit samples of work and have referees contacted, and be interviewed at UCL if possible. All application materials should be submitted by post to Dr Hasok Chang, Department of Science and Technology Studies, University College London, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT, United Kingdom. Applications submitted by e-mail will not be accepted.
The deadline for the receipt of applications is 25 July 2006.