International Visiting Fellowship in HPS at Leeds

University of Leeds

Job Type: Postdoc

Application Deadline: November 30, 2018

$2,000 Academic Mobility funding for International Researcher in History and Philosophy of Science to visit Leeds.

The Centre for History and Philosophy of Science (HPS) at the University of Leeds would like to invite applications for an international postdoctoral or early career researcher to work with us in Leeds, for a period of 4 to 12 weeks, at a time to be decided by mutual arrangement during one or other of the academic sessions of 2019 (28 January – 7 June; 25 September – 13 December).

Thanks to a generous donation, we are offering an honorarium of US$2,000.

The successful applicant would:

  • Be currently based outside the UK
  • Ideally, either (a) be involved in research aligned with the staff and students in the Centre for HPS, or (b) present a plan for making innovative use of the University’s archival and object collections in the history of science
  • Be willing to give a public lecture in the course of their visit

The public lecture will be followed by a reception and dinner.

For more information about the Centre for HPS please see:

To explore the post further, to find out more about the holdings of the Museum of the History of HSTM, or for any other queries you may have, please contact: Dr Mike Finn, School of Philosophy, Religion and History of Science

To apply, please send a CV, a covering letter outlining your prospective plan for your time in Leeds, and the name of an academic referee to by 30 November 2018.

The University of Leeds is an equal opportunities employer – all applications are assessed on merit.

Posted: September 25, 2018