Massachusetts Institute of Technology – Postdoctoral Fellowship in Energy and Society

Location: Massachusetts, United States Institution Type: College/University Position Type: Post-doctoral Fellow

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Energy and Society MIT

As part of the MIT Energy Initiative, the School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences will offer a two-year postdoctoral fellowship in Energy and Society effective 1 July 2008. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in history, economics, political science, history and/or social studies of science and technology, or anthropology. This postdoctoral fellowship will help the candidate develop a project that concerns energy production, consumption, or regulation in a broad context. The successful candidate will teach two classes per year in the relevant department, and will work with departmental and institute colleagues to conceive and sponsor a workshop and other activities on energy issues that would benefit the discipline and the social study of energy at MIT.

Applications should include a cover letter, research proposal (2 pages maximum), curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation to: Dean Deborah Fitzgerald, School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 77 Massachusetts Avenue, E51-255, Cambridge, MA 02139. Applications must be received by 15 January 2009.

Contact Info: Dean Deborah Fitzgerald School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences Massachusetts Institute of Technology 77 Massachusetts Avenue, E51-255 Cambridge, MA 02139 Website: http://web.mit.edu/shass/