Postdoctoral Position with the Situating Science Research Cluster

University of British Columbia

The University of British Columbia announces a one-year postdoctoral
fellowship in science and technology studies, funded by the SSHRC Cluster
Grant, “Situating Science.” The fellowship is for one year with a base
salary of $35,000, with the possibility of augmenting this salary through
teaching ($6000 per course and up to a maximum of three courses over the
year). In addition to engaging in research, the fellow will be expected to
engage in networking activities for the UBC node of the grant network,
including helping to plan and execute the Cluster conference on “Objectivity
in Science” to be held in Vancouver in June 2010. 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
Questions about the cluster, the application procedure, and the faculty
mentors in science and technology studies at UBC should be directed to Alan
Richardson at [email protected].

Full applications will contain a cover letter, academic cv, writing sample,
and at least three letters of reference. Application deadline is 4 May 2009.
Applications should be sent to Professor Alan Richardson, Department of
Philosophy, University of British Columbia, 1866 Main Mall – E370,
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z1, CANADA. The position starts on 1 July 2009.

UBC hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity. We
encourage all qualified persons to apply. However, Canadians and permanent
residents of Canada will be given priority.