POST-DOCTORAL FELLOW IN SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY STUDIES
Funding from the Mellon Foundation will provide a two-year post-doctoral fellowship for a candidate with an outstanding record in the area of science & technology studies. A Ph.D. in science & technology studies or a related field is required. We especially encourage applications from candidates who have conducted empirical research on central issues in S&TS and whose interests are relevant to the themes outlined below. The salary for this position will be $51,000 per year, and includes standard faculty health insurance and retirement benefits. A research account of $2,000 per year will also be provided. In addition, the fellow will have a fund of $4,000 from which moving costs, computer purchase, and further research expenses can be reimbursed over the course of the two-year fellowship. The fellow is expected to teach one course per semester, according to the needs of the Department of Science & Technology Studies, and to attend the Faculty Seminar in the Humanities, an interdisciplinary group that will meet for two hours per week. During 2007-08, the theme of the Faculty Seminar will be the public intellectual; (including, for instance, political “performance”). In 2008-2009, the Seminar will focus on the place of narrative in the humanities.
Eligibility: Applicants who received the Ph.D. degree after September 2001 and who will complete all requirements for the Ph.D. degree (including filing the dissertation) by June 30, 2007, are eligible to apply. The completion date for the Ph.D. will in no circumstances be waived or extended.
For more information on S&TS at Cornell, please see <www.sts.cornell.edu” target=”_new”>http://www.sts.cornell.edu/>www.sts.cornell.edu. To apply, send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, writing sample, and the names and addresses of three references to: Mellon Fellowship Search, Department of Science & Technology Studies, 306 Rockefeller Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853 USA. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply