1-year Post-doctoral Position in the History of Astronomy

Paris Observatory

Job Type: Postdoc

Application Deadline: May 31, 2021

Based at Paris Observatory in the History of Astronomical Sciences team, the candidate will work within the ‘Digital Information System for History of the Astral Sciences’ project in a post-doctoral position for a period of 12 months, expected to start October 1, 2021. The candidate’s research project should enhance our understanding of the roles of diagrams in pre-modern astronomy, including their relation to theory and tables, their production and diffusion. The candidate can focus on sources in Arabic, Greek, Sanskrit, Latin or Chinese.


Posted: April 22, 2021