The History of Science Unit of the University of Regensburg announces a PhD studentship for research on: Research Style and Teaching Practice in Robert W. Bunsen’s Heidelberg Laboratory.

Research focus is on early physical chemistry, instrumentation, and teaching methods. The project requires archival research. A detailed research plan is available.

The studentship will be granted for 24 months (renewable for additional 12 months) at a rate of 820 Euro tax-free per month, plus a sufficient allowance for materials and travel. Start: any time from now.

Applicants should have a degree in the history of science; science graduates should have additional qualifications in the humanities. They must meet the formal requirements for entering a PhD programme in the history of science. The eventual PhD dissertation can be submitted in English, but since the sources are in German, a sound knowledge of German is required.

The successful candidate is expected to work in Regensburg and Heidelberg.

Applications by mail or email should be sent to the address below; application deadline: 31 March 2005.


Prof. Dr. Christoph Meinel Lehrstuhl für Wissenschaftsgeschichte Universität Regensburg D-93040 Regensburg, Germany Tel. +49-941-943 3661, Fax +49-941-943 1985 <[email protected]> <> <>