THE GALLERY OF RESEARCH I GALERIE DER FORSCHUNG in Vienna is seeking applications for 3 positions of research fellows. The candidates should hold a recognized postgraduate qualification (PhD) in social sciences: history, sociology, psychology, anthropology, literature, philosophy or political studies. Consideration will be given to candidates with other qualifications who demonstrate an active research agenda in science communication or scientific management. The successful candidates should possess a proven interest in studies of science and technology. Knowledge in museology and visual arts, as well as previous experience in events organization in an academic or museum setting will be well regarded.
Working in a dynamic and innovative environment, the successful candidates should demonstrate the ability to conduct research and to translate this knowledge and understanding into various novel visual forms. Therefore, imagination, daring creativity and innovative stance on scientific issues and research will be essential. Perfect working knowledge in English is required; skills in other European languages will be valuable assets.
THE GALLERY OF RESEARCH I GALERIE DER FORSCHUNG is a new scientific and social policy institution recently established by the Austrian Academy of Sciences in Vienna. Its purpose is to make public on-going scientific research and current debates at European and international level. It will also foster original research on Austrian scientific life past and present. The ambition of THE GALLERY OF RESEARCH I GALERIE DER FORSCHUNG is to develop a novel intellectual design and forms of display for communicating scientific research dissimilar with those of science museums and science centres (for more information see http://www.oeaw.ac.at/gallery).
Appointments will be for one or two years in the first instance, with the possibility of renewal. Salary will be dependent on qualifications and relevant experience, as well as on the specific duties of the fellows.
Candidates interested in applying are invited to send a CV and discuss the positions in confidence with the designated Programme Director of THE GALLERY OF RESEARCH I GALERIE DER FORSCHUNG, Dr. Albena YANEVA, who will be happy to provide further information on the positions and the duties of the post holders. Dr. Yaneva can be contacted by email: [email protected] The positions are open until filled.