Florida State University – NSF Postdoctoral Fellowship

Location: Florida, United States Institution Type: College/University Position Type: Post-doctoral Fellow Main Category: History of Science/Medicine/Technology Secondary Categories: Philosophy Fellowships/Grants/Interns Environmental History

Florida State University Department of Biological Science and Program in History and Philosophy of Science

A postdoctoral position is available at Florida State University with funding from an NSF training grant designed to integrate graduate training in HPS (History and Philosophy of Science; http://www.fsu.edu/~hps/) and EEB (Ecology and Evolutionary Biology; http://www.bio.fsu.edu/ee/index.html). The postdoctoral associate will begin in the summer or early fall of 2009 and will be responsible for organizing and advising small groups of graduate students working on integrated research projects. The successful candidate will also be expected to foster their own research projects with faculty and students in HPS and EEB. For further information, contact Frederick Davis (FSU History / HPS) at [email protected] and / or Michael Ruse (FSU Philosophy / HPS) at [email protected].

This unique position requires a diverse background. Ideally, we hope to identify individuals who have a Ph.D. in History and Philosophy of Science (or a related discipline), or in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, as well as graduate training or other significant experience across subject areas. To apply, please submit by e-mail: (1) a cover letter describing your background and experiences HPS and EEB, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) a statement of research interests, and (4) the names and addresses (including e-mail) for three references. Applications and inquiries should be sent to T. Miller ([email protected]); please put “Postdoc application” in the subject line. Application review will begin Jan. 1, 2009 and continue until the position is filled.

Contact Info: T. Miller [email protected] Website: http://www.fsu.edu/~hps/