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Archive for December, 2016

December 14th, 2016

Job Opportunity: Assistant Professor, History of Energy, Department of History at Idaho State University

The Department of History at Idaho State University invites applications for a tenure-track, assistant professor position in the history of energy at ISU’s Idaho Falls campus. The area of specialization is open; however, we encourage applications from scholars whose work reflects transnational contexts of historical developments. We seek candidates who demonstrate a growing record of…

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December 14th, 2016

Job Opportunity: The School of History and Sociology (HSOC) of the Georgia Institute of Technology

The School of History and Sociology (HSOC) of the Georgia Institute of Technology seeks a Chair to lead a dynamic and innovative faculty composed of sociologists and historians. HSOC is a uniquely interdisciplinary unit, with an intellectual culture of cross-pollination between sociological and historical scholarship, as well as multidisciplinary work in science and technology studies.…

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December 14th, 2016

Fellowship Opportunity: Linda Hall Library

The Linda Hall Library is pleased to announce its fellowship program for the academic year 2017/18. Fellowships, lasting anywhere from one week to a full academic year, are awarded to outstanding projects in history of science and related science and technology studies fields that make use of the Library’s collections. Awards range from up to…

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December 14th, 2016

Call for Nominations: SHOT International Scholars Program

Every year, the Society for the History of Technology (SHOT) calls for nominations from non-North American scholars to join SHOT’s International Scholars Program. Nominee submissions are reviewed by members of SHOT’s Internationalization Committee and up to four scholars are chosen each year for a two-year term. The aim of the Program is to foster the…

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December 14th, 2016

Job Opportunity: Lecturer, Department of Engineering and Society at the University of Virginia

The Department of Engineering and Society at the University of Virginia is seeking to hire a wage lecturer in STS.  Please post the below wage position announcement on your position announcement website.  Thanks! Wage Lecturer Position The Department of Engineering and Society at the University of Virginia School of Engineering and Applied Science (http://www.eands.virginia.edu/sts/) seeks…

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December 14th, 2016

Prize Opportunitiy: Association for Computing Machinery, Research in ACM History

ACM History Committee  2017 Program for Research in ACM History The Association for Computing Machinery, founded in 1947, is the oldest and largest educational and scientific society dedicated to the computing profession, and today has more than 100,000 members around the world.  The ACM History Committee will support research projects related to ACM’s professional and educational activities…

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December 14th, 2016

Call for Papers: The 8th Tensions of Europe Conference, Athens, 7-10 September 2017

The 8th Tensions of Europe Conference Athens, 7-10 September 2017 Conference Theme: Borders and Technology The 8th Tensions of Europe Conference will have as its main theme the history of borders and technology. We invite papers studying the history of the relationship between national borders and transnational infrastructures, hidden technological linking and delinking that reinforced or challenged border…

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December 14th, 2016

Job Opportunity: University of Wisconsin – Madison, Assistant Professor of History of Science

The Department of the History of Science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison invites applications for an Assistant Professor position (tenure-track) beginning August 2017. We are especially interested in applications in the following areas: (1) history of science or technology before 1800; (2) history of the human sciences; or (3) history of information technologies. We are…

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December 14th, 2016

Fellowship Opportunity: THE IEEE HISTORY CENTER

2017-2018 PROGRAMS OF SUPPORT FROM THE IEEE HISTORY CENTER The IEEE History Center offers two programs of support annually for scholars pursuing the history of electrical engineering and computing:  An internship for an advanced undergraduate, graduate student, or recent Ph.D., and a dissertation fellowship for an advanced graduate student or recent Ph.D.  The internship and…

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