The Max Planck Institute for the History of Science in Berlin announces a

Karl Schaedler postdoctoral fellowship

for an outstanding junior scholar. The fellowship is financed from the “Liechtenstein-Foundation for History of Science”. Applicants should work on projects in the history and epistemology of biology, that can contribute to the on-going project “A Cultural History of Heredity”. A description of this project can be found at The fellowships are open to scholars of all nationalities, but applications from countries of the European Community (including Switzerland) are especially encouraged.

The stipend is 2000 Euro per month over a two years period. Women are encouraged to apply. Qualifications being equal, precedence will be given to candidates with disabilities. The fellowship begins with October 1, 2003. Applicants for the fellowship are invited to send a curriculum vitae, a brief research proposal (maximum 1000 words), a sample text (chapter of the dissertation or published article) and two letters of recommendation

by July 1, 2003

to: Max Planck Institute for the History of Science Administration, “Karl-Schaedler”, Wilhelmstraße 44 10117 Berlin Germany