The Department of Science Studies, Aarhus University ( invites applications for 3 full-time PhD fellowships to commence during Spring/Summer 2010.

The successful candidates will work as part of the project “Philosophy of Contemporary Science in Practice” led by Hanne Andersen.  The aim of the project aims is to gain a detailed understanding of the development of contemporary science with a particular focus on disciplinary structures and changes in practices.

Applicants are encouraged to contact Hanne Andersen at hanne [dot] andersen [at] ivs [dot] au [dot] dk prior to submitting their application to get further information on the project and discuss ideas for their PhD projects.

Application deadlines are October 15 2009, February 1 2010, and April 15 2010. Applications must be made electronically to Aarhus Graduate School of Science. Instructions on how to apply can be found at

The fellowships are granted for a period of up to three years. The basic salary amounts to approx. DKK 25,000 per month before tax, including pension and holiday pay.