[Humanist] 27.874 postdocs at the French Institute Research, Innovation, Society

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                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 27, No. 874.
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        Date: Wed, 12 Mar 2014 12:12:23 +0100
        From: Nathalie JAS <nathalie.jas at IVRY.INRA.FR>
        Subject: Call for Post-doctoral Position - Deadline May 31st,  2014
        In-Reply-To: <102B646B-0F7F-4E69-8108-6DA85142B279 at grignon.inra.fr>

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*Call for Post-Doctoral Position - May 2014*

*Presentation*

Five post-doctoral positions are available at the French Institute 
“Research, Innovation, Society” (Institut Francilien Recherche, 
Innovation, Société - http://ifris.org/en/ ).

IFRIS welcomes STS scholars, historians, sociologists, 
political scientists, anthropologists, economists, people working on 
management sciences or law, and who work on the production, regulation 
and uses of science and technologies in societies. Research may concern 
a variety of issues including public health and biomedicine, 
agricultural sciences and food security, climate change, biodiversity 
and environmental questions, ICT, big data and internet, regimes of 
sciences and innovation in society, as well as theoretical questions.

The post-doc fellows selected will undertake an original research 
project that fits with IFRIS lines of research, notably on the following 
topics:

• Innovation processes, notably bottom up, "responsible" or “social” 
innovation
• Socio-technical transitions and government/governance of change
• Property rights and commons
• Regulation of techno-scientific activities and their products
• Multi-level governance and scales of government
• Knowledge and the government of the scientific public sphere
• Regimes and institutions of knowledge
• Construction of futures

Post-doc fellows will be hosted by one of the IFRIS Research Groups. We 
highly recommend contacting them as soon as possible since a good 
integration in the groups is one of the core objectives of the IFRIS 
post-doc programme:
• CAK (Centre Alexandre Koyré), contacts: Dominique Pestre, Amy Dahan
• CERMES3 (Centre de recherche Médecine, Sciences, Santé et Société), 
Contact: Jean-Paul Gaudillière
• CEPN (Centre d’Economie de Paris Nord), Contacts: Benjamin 
Coriat,David Flacher
• CNAM: LIRSA (Laboratoire Interdisciplinaire de Recherche en Science 
de l’Action), contact: Gilles Garel et LISE (Labo Interdisciplinaire 
pour la Sociologie Economique), contact: Jean-Louis Laville
• INRA-SenS (Sciences en Société), Contact: Marc Barbier
• IRD: UMR Développement et Sociétés, Contact: Rigas Arvanitis etUMR 
PaLoc, Contact: Frédéric Thomas
• LATTS (Laboratoire Techniques, Territoires, Sociétés), 
Contacts:Ashveen Peerbaye, Philippe Larédo

Post-doc researchers are eligible for a contract of up to 24 months, 
under the standard French salary and work status. Contracts start 
according to candidates’ constraints.

*Requirements and applications*

Researchers holding a doctoral degree or having fulfilled all the 
obligations of a PhD (certified by their supervisor) in a field relevant 
to the IFRIS research topics. Candidates cannot apply for a post doc in 
the group where they have prepared their PhD.

Formal applications will include:

• A one page resume/CV
• A list of publications
• A statement of proposed research (in English, 5 to 10 pages) including 
a (preliminary/provisional) budget for travel expenses. A specific 
dimension should deal with their contribution to the research agenda of 
IFRIS (see selection criteria below).
• A letter by a member of the hosting research group. The letter will 
state how the candidate’s project will be integrated in the group and 
the collaboration and support she will benefit
• A reference letter directly sent by their PhD supervisor to IFRIS 
before June 20th (and for French candidates, their viva report)
Selection criteria

• Quality of the research project
• Relevance in relation to the IFRIS research strategies 
(http://ifris.org/en/presentation/)
• Quality of the integration of the candidate’s project in the hosting 
research group
• Quality of the candidate
The application will be sent in one single file, pdf format, and will be 
registered under the following name:

Name_appelpostdoc_IFRIS.pdf (where “name” is the last name of the candidate)

Applications will be sent before May 31st, 2014 to: Julie Rust, IFRIS





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