Applications are invited for two postdoctoral researchers to work on a Wellcome Trust funded project exploring the interactions between the biosciences, religion and entertainment media. These three year posts would suit scholars from Science Communication Studies, Science & Technology Studies, the History of Science, Technology or Medicine, or Science Fiction Studies.

You will be actively involved with all aspects of the project and will be expected to develop publications closely related to the aims of the grant. You will also have the opportunity to engage in related independent research. Additionally, you will be actively engaged in other activities relevant to the project including the organization and realization of workshops and conferences. In addition, successful applications will be expected to participate in all activities as a member of the Centre for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine. You must hold, or shortly complete, a PhD or equivalent in a relevant area and a commitment to postdoctoral research. Salary will be £29,541 to £36,298 per annum according to relevant experience. The closing date for applications is 30 June 2013.

Informal enquiries can be made to Dr David Kirby, Senior Lecturer in Science Communication Studies: [email protected]

Further details and the online application form can be found at:
https://www.jobs.manchester.ac.uk/DisplayJob.aspx?pageno=0&htmlpage=JobDisplay&Jobid=20922&txtKeywords=&chkCategory=962&lstRegion=&chkSalary=2203,2204&chksubject=&optMatch=Any&clientid=73&AttachedSAF=0