• Beckman fellowship 2022-2023

    The applications are now officially open for 2022-23 Fellowships at the Beckman Center of the Science History Institute.
    This year, the Beckman Center introduces new Curatorial Fellowships, two-year full-time staff positions in the Othmer Library and the Museum intended for historians and other academic researchers in the history of science who are seeking professional opportunities outside of academia. The Beckman Center is located within an institution that boasts a full and active (...)

  • Candidates for grants in the “Programme of Requalification of the Spanish University System”

    The Institut d’Història de la Ciència (IHC) at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) seeks potential candidates for grants in the “Programme of Requalification of the Spanish University System” for the period 2021-2023.
    The IHC research focuses on the history of science in the 19th and 20th centuries, from diverse perspectives: the relations between science, politics and power; the role of publics (audiences) as active agents in the construction of knowledge; the material, spatial and (...)

  • Collaborative Fellowships in the History of Knowledge

    The Independent Social Research Foundation (ISRF) and the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science (MPIWG) wish to support pairs of researchers from different disciplinary backgrounds to conduct collaborative research. Researchers may apply from across the social sciences and the humanities. Proposals should investigate original research ideas and specify potential applications to real world problems, on regional or global scales. Each pair of scholars would preferably combine (...)

  • Executive Director, History of Science Society

    Executive Director, History of Science Society
    The History of Science Society seeks a visionary Executive Director. Founded in 1924, the Society is dedicated to understanding science, technology, and medicine in historical context. More than 1700 individual members, one-third of whom reside outside the United States, support the Society’s mission to foster interest in the history of science, promote discussion of science’s social and cultural relations, and bring this understanding to others (...)

  • History of astronomy: 1-year postdoc position

    DISHAS is inviting applications for a
    1-year post-doctoral position in the history of astronomy The position is expected to start on October 1, 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter Applications no later than May 31, 2021. Result will be published on June 30, 2021.
    In the astral sciences, texts and genres of text, diagrams, table formats, models and parameters, at least from the eighth century onward, have a shared history in Eurasia and Northern Africa for sources found in Arabic, (...)