Position Description: Postdoctoral Fellowship

Due Date for Applications: 05/29/2009

Institution/Employer: University of Alberta

Location: Edmonton, Alberta Canada

Duration: 2 years

Additional Information: The University of Alberta announces a two-year

postdoctoral fellowship in science and technology studies, funded by

the SSHRC Cluster Grant, \”Situating Science.\” The base salary for

the fellowship is $35,000, with the possibility of augmenting this

salary through teaching. In addition to engaging in research, the

fellow will be expected to engage in networking activities for the

University of Alberta node of the grant network, including helping to

plan and execute the Cluster Workshop on \”Health Legacies:

Militarization, Health, and Society\” to be held in Edmonton in

September 2009. Applicants must articulate how their research projects

fit within one or more of the four themes of the cluster; these themes

can be found at www.situsci.ca/en/aboutus.html.

Full applications will contain a cover letter, academic cv, writing

sample, and at least three letters of reference. The application

deadline is 29 May 2009. Applications (hardcopies only please) should

be sent to Professor Robert Smith, Director, STS Program, Office of

Interdisciplinary Studies, 1-17 Humanities Building, University of

Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2E5, Canada. The position starts on 1

August 2009.

Web Address for More Info: www.situsci.ca

Contact E-mail for More Info: [email protected]