[Humanist] 27.934 MSc funding at Edinburgh; job at MPIWG Berlin

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Wed Apr 2 11:42:54 CEST 2014

                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 27, No. 934.
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  [1]   From:    Jochen Schneider <jsr at MPIWG-BERLIN.MPG.DE>                (25)
        Subject: Research Scholar MPIWG Berlin

  [2]   From:    DRITSAS Lawrence <L.Dritsas at ED.AC.UK>                     (24)
        Subject: STS scholarships for MSc students at the University of

        Date: Tue, 1 Apr 2014 15:54:37 +0200
        From: Jochen Schneider <jsr at MPIWG-BERLIN.MPG.DE>
        Subject: Research Scholar MPIWG Berlin

The Max Planck Institute for the History of Science (MPIWG), Berlin
(Dept. III, Artefacts, Action, Knowledge, Director: Prof Dagmar Schäfer), seeks an outstanding scholar for the position of

Research Scholar

Starting date: 01. September 2014

(TVÖD E14, comparable to assistant professor/associate professor).
The position is for three years, with the possibility of renewal.

Candidates from all areas researching issues relevant to the history of science and technology are welcome to apply. Current research projects should be relevant to the agenda of Dept. III and the upcoming two working group foci within the project “Histories of Planning”: http://www.mpiwg-berlin.mpg.de/en/research/projects/DeptIII_SchaeferDagmar-HistoriesOfPlanning.
Candidates should have a doctorate in hand and a strong publication record. Evidence of intellectual versatility, in keeping with the departmental projects and its interdisciplinary and transregional research agenda, is required.

The MPIWG is an international, interdisciplinary institute. International experience is highly desirable. The administrative responsibilities of Research Scholars are decided in consultation with the Director and shared with other members of the scholarly staff. There are no formal teaching obligations, but the Institute and Department hold regular colloquia. The MPIWG provides excellent support for research, including travel funds and the possibility of organizing conferences on topics related to the Research Scholar’s interests. Salaries are commensurate with academic experience and qualifications.

It is expected that candidates will be able to present their own work and discuss that of others fluently in English. Applications may be submitted in German, English, Chinese or French.

Candidates of all nationalities are encouraged to apply; applications from women are especially welcome. The Max Planck Society is committed to promoting handicapped individuals and encourages them to apply.

Only electronic submissions will be accepted on webportal:

Candidates are requested to submit the following documents

	• Cover letter, (indicating preference for one of the working groups)
	• Curriculum vitae including list of publications (designating the five most significant ones)
	• Description of current research project (research prospectus), (maximum 1000 words)
	• Sample text / publication (article, book chapter; maximum 10,000 words)
	• Names and contact details of three referees

Deadline for submissions: 13. April 2014

For questions concerning the research project and Department III, please contact Prof. Dagmar Schäfer (dschaefer at mpiwg-berlin.mpg.de); for administrative questions concerning the position and the Institute, please contact Ms. Claudia Paaß, Head of Administration (verwaltungsleitung at mpiwg-berlin.mpg.de), or Mr. Jochen Schneider, Research Coordinator (jsr at mpiwg-berlin.mpg.de).
This will be a box at the job portal:

Candidates will be invited for an interview 15./16.05.2014. Please indicate your availability (y/n)

        Date: Tue, 1 Apr 2014 13:44:48 +0000
        From: DRITSAS Lawrence <L.Dritsas at ED.AC.UK>
        Subject: STS scholarships for MSc students at the University of Edinburgh
        In-Reply-To: <532B0944.70106 at ed.ac.uk>

Funding is available for international students looking to pursue MSc 
programmes in Science & Technology Studies at the University of Edinburgh.

We are delighted to announce *five scholarships* to fund students 
wanting to pursue a taught MSc in Science and Technology in Society, or 
the MSc by Research in Science & Technology Studies at the University of 
Edinburgh. These scholarships will cover tuition fees for students who 
have been accepted onto one of the above MSc programmes for full-time or 
part-time study. Most EU nationals are eligible to apply.  The 
application deadline is *1 May 2014*. Further details are available at:

The University of Edinburgh also offers a number of scholarships for 
students from around the world wishing to pursue MSc programmes; details 
of scholarships and deadlines are available at:

For questions or advice about these scholarships or the possibility of 
joining us for your MSc studies, please visit our website 
(www.stis.ed.ac.uk  http://www.stis.ed.ac.uk ) or feel free to contact:

Emma Frow, emma.frow at ed.ac.uk (MSc Science and Technology in Society), or
Jane Calvert, jane.calvert at ed.ac.uk (MSc by Research in Science & 
Technology Studies)

The University of Edinburgh is a charitable body, registered in
Scotland, with registration number SC005336.

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