Postdoctoral fellowship at the Center for History of Science, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

Postdoctoral fellowship at the Center for History of Science, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

The Centre for History of Science (CEHIC) at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona is willing to support an application for a Postdoc stay at the center (PhD completed later than 1 January 2000), to be financed by the Mobility programme of the Spanish Ministerio de Educación (“Modalidad B. Estancias de jóvenes doctores extranjeros en universidades públicas y centros de investigación españoles”). Call and forms to be found at:

http://www.educacion.es/educacion/universidades/convocatorias/titulados-doctores-profesores/estancias-profesores-extranjeros-centros-espanoles/modalidad-b.html

Knowledge of Spanish is naturally required in order to navigate the call and fill in the application, which has to be submitted by the centre. The centre can only submit one application and may have to choose amongst potential applicants.

The project to be developed should relate to one of the ongoing projects at the Centre, among them: Science and the public (Dr Agustí Nieto-Galan); Public health and colonial medicine (Dr Jorge Molero); History of the human sciences (Dr Annette Mulberger); History of the modern physical sciences (Dr Xavier Roqué). Check our site for details on projects and email addresses.
Briefly put, the stay should last between 9 and 18 months, and begin between 1 March and 1 August 2011. The gross anual salary is around 27,100 EUR, and travel and accomodation expenses are also covered up to 3,000 EUR.

The application must be submitted between 12-26 July 2010. Potential applicants should write to Xavier Roqué <Xavier.Roque@uab.cat> or Agustí Nieto-Galan <Agusti.Nieto@uab.cat>.