Historians of science, technology and medicine are invited to apply for the

second round of junior research fellowships awarded by Imperial College
London.

These awards will give the world’s top early-career researchers three years
free from teaching and administration plus a competitive salary and research
expenses.

Applicants must have an upper second or first class undergraduate degree
with a PhD or equivalent. They should have an outstanding track record in
research and up to 4 years of postdoctoral experience.

Each applicant needs to identify a sponsor within the Centre for History of
Science, who will act as their mentor and help them develop their research.

In the first place, prospective applicants should contact the relevant staff
member to discuss their research plans. If invited to proceed, a c.v., research
proposal, and two letters of reference will be required by 1 October 2009.

For details of the scheme see 
www.imperial.ac.uk/jrf

For information about the Centre for the History of Science, Technology and
Medicine see:
http://www3.imperial.ac.uk/historyofscience