The Institute of Health and Society at the University of Oslo along with the Norwegian Museum of Science and Technology, offers a 3-years post-doc, in the research project From racial typology to DNA sequencing: ‘Race’ and ‘ethnicity’ and the science of human genetic variation.

The overall aim of the project is to shed light on interactions between social, cultural, ethical and scientific aspects of the development of concepts of  ‘ethnicity’ and ‘race’ in physical anthropology and human genetic variation research in the period 1945-2012. The project includes a planned exhibition on the topic.

The post-doc will pursue a project of his/her own design. The application should include a project outline, which will be strongly emphasized in the assessment of the applications. In addition to conducting his/her own project the research fellow should be prepared to contribute to the joint activities of the overall project along with the other participants.

Deadline: October 31.

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