Indiana University – Bloomington – Post-doctoral Fellow, Rupture and Flow: The Circulation of Technoscientific Facts and Objects

Location: Indiana, United States
Institution Type: College/University

2010-2011 Andrew W. Mellon Sawyer Postdoctoral Fellowship, Indiana University Rupture and Flow: The Circulation of Technoscientific Facts and Objects
Receipt deadline: March 1, 2010
The Sawyer Seminar and the Institute of Advanced Study at Indiana University will award one Andrew W. Mellon Sawyer Postdoctoral Fellowship for a one-year appointment beginning July 1, 2010. The Fellow will receive a stipend of $40,000 per year, as well as health insurance and a relocation allowance. This Sawyer Seminar is based in science and technology studies and focuses on how facts and technologies circulate among diverse communities of producers and consumers. In addition to pursuing a research project that speaks to central themes of the seminar. the fellowship recipient will play an active role in the intellectual life of the Sawyer Seminar by helping to organize a seminar series and four workshops. There will be no teaching responsibilities.

Applicants should read the full job ad and proposal, available at, before beginning their application. Applicants will be notified of fellowship decisions in May 2010.

Applicants should have completed a Ph.D. in STS, Sociology, Informatics, Anthropology, or other relevant fields no earlier than June 30, 2005 and no later than August 1, 2010. The application should include:
• 1000-word research project proposal and one-page bibliography.
• 250-word statement of the project’s potential contribution to the Sawyer Seminar
• Curriculum vitae
• Three letters of recommendation
Deadline March 1st. See http:/ for full details, including mailing addresses.

Fellowship recipients cannot currently hold a tenure-track position.

Indiana University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Scholars who are members of traditionally under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.
There is no citizenship requirement or restriction for this fellowship. Non-U.S. nationals are welcome to apply. Employment eligibility verifications requested upon hire.

Contact Info:
Ivona Hedin,
Institute for Advanced Study,
Poplars 335, 400 E. 7th Street ,
Indiana University
Bloomington, IN 47405