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March 7th, 2020

Museum Curator in Environmental History

Museum Curator in Environmental History Smithsonian Institution National Museum of American History Kenneth E. Behring Center Division of Work and Industry Position involves: Research and publication based on the collections and the interests of the curator, stewarding the collections in several historic areas related to the history of technology, creating exhibitions as part of a…

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March 2nd, 2020

SHOT Awards and Fellowships – 2020 deadlines

It is now possible to nominate candidates for several SHOT Awards and Fellowships: Melvin Kranzberg Dissertation Fellowship Awarded annually to a student preparing a dissertation in the history of technology, broadly defined. Deadline for nominations 15 April 2020. Find all information on the Kranzberg Fellowship here. Brooke Hindle Postdoctoral Fellowship An award in support of…

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March 2nd, 2020

Nominate candidates for the Leonardo da Vinci Medal 2020

The Leonardo da Vinci Medal is the society’s highest honor, presented to an individual who has greatly contributed to the history of technology through research, teaching, publications, service to the Society, and other activities. SHOT invites members to nominate candidates for the Leonardo da Vinci Medal. To put forward a person’s name for consideration for…

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March 2nd, 2020

New annual prize: Martha Trescott Prize

The Society for the History of Technology announces a new annual prize beginning 2020. The inaugural award will consist of a $500 check and a certificate. The winner will be honored at the Society’s awards banquet. Martha Trescott was one of the pioneering spirits behind Women in Technological History (WITH). She wished to honor Frances…

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February 12th, 2020

Curator of the History of American Women in Aviation, Spaceflight, Astronomy, and/or Planetary Science.

The Office of Provost and the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum (NASM) and Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO) outlined a collaborative American Women’s History Initiative relationship that enables NASM and SAO to hire a Curator of the History of American Women in Aviation, Spaceflight, Astronomy, and/or Planetary Science. Application deadline: 2 March 2020 Find all…

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February 12th, 2020

Assistant Director, Center for Historical Research

The Science History Institute is recruiting for the full-time position of Assistant Director, Center for Historical Research. The Assistant Director will collaborate with the Director of the Center for Historical Research to administer the international fellowship program of the Beckman Center for the History of Chemistry; maintain local, national and international contacts and collaborations; organize…

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February 12th, 2020

Postdoctoral Research Scholar and Assistant Director of Co-teaching, Center for Science and Society, Columbia University

The Center for Science and Society at Columbia University seeks an independent and interdisciplinary postdoctoral researcher with experience in curriculum development, pedagogical research and evaluation, the learning sciences, and/or science studies for a position as Postdoctoral Research Scholar and Assistant Director of the Center’s new Co-teaching Initiative. The one-year appointment will begin on July 1,…

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January 23rd, 2020

Towards comparative, historically informed research on African urban mobility issues — call for participation in the formation of a research network – University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa 8 – 9 June 2020

Conveners: Dr. Njogu Morgan (History Workshop, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa), Dr. Yusuf Madugu (History Department, Bayero University, Nigeria), Dr. Lisa Kane (Centre for Transport Studies, University of Cape Town, South Africa), and Prof. Ruth Oldenziel (Technology, Innovation & Society, Eindhoven University of Technology, the Netherlands) We are pleased to invite applications for participation…

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January 23rd, 2020

Call for Papers: Midwest Junto for the History of Science 2020 (April 24-26, 2020, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, USA)

For more than six decades, the Midwest Junto has fostered an informal, congenial environment where students, faculty, and independent scholars can gather to discuss their research. We welcome submissions for fifteen-minute presentations on any aspect of the history of science, technology, or medicine, as well as related STS fields. Graduate students are strongly encouraged to…

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January 17th, 2020

Long and Short-term Fellowships at the Science History Institute

The Beckman Center for the history of chemistry at the Science History Institute in Philadelphia, PA, USA, invites applications for paid postdoctoral, dissertation-writing, and short-term fellowships. We award around 20 fellowships on an annual cycle to an international group of scholars who either research our collections or study chemistry, chemical engineering, or the modern life…

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