Edelstein Center Postdoctoral Fellowships for 2014-2015 Academic Year

Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

Job Type: Postdoc

Application Deadline: April 10, 2014


The Sidney M. Edelstein Center for the History and Philosophy of Science, Technology, and Medicine at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel invites applications for POST-DOCTORAL FELLOWSHIPS FOR THE ACADEMIC YEAR 2014-2015 in the history and philosophy of science, technology and medicine.

Candidates should have Ph.D. in the history or philosophy of science or of the physical, life, or social sciences, by the time of the commencement of the fellowship. The Center especially encourages applications by candidates who have common research interests with members of the Edelstein Center and wish to work with them during their post- doctoral tenure. The Center also encourages applications by candidates whose research proposal is based on using any of the following collections: The Edelstein Collections (Chemistry, Alchemy, Dyeing, and Nutrition), the Albert Einstein Archives, the Yehuda Theological Collection of Isaac Newton, and the Friedenwald Collection (History of Medicine).

Fellows are expected to attend the Center regularly (office space is provided) and to contribute to the activities of the Center throughout their fellowship. For example: to participate actively in and contribute to colloquia, discussion groups and research groups, as well as conferences and workshops at the Center and elsewhere, in which the results of the research during the fellowship year will be presented.

During the academic year 2014-15 the Center may offer either full or partial fellowships, for either a full year or half a year.

Applications should include a research proposal, curriculum vitae, list of publications, and the abstract and sample chapter from the doctoral dissertation and/or a recent publication. All applications must be supported with two letters of recommendation, sent directly to the offices of the Edelstein Center.

Applications (no forms are required) should be sent to edelstein.center@mail.huji.ac.il Please send all documents electronically, in PDF format only.

Applications must be received by 10 April, 2014.

Posted: March 18, 2014