50% Managing Editor for Science, Technology and Human Values, a journal of the Society for Social Studies of Science

Deasline: September 1, 2021

The Society for the Social Studies of Science (4S) seeks a 50% time Managing Editor for its journal Science, Technology, and Human Values, beginning immediately upon approval by the Publications committee of the 4S.

The Society for Social Studies of Science (4S) is an international, nonprofit association founded in 1975 that fosters interdisciplinary and engaged scholarship in social studies of science, technology, and medicine (a field often referred to as STS). Comprising researchers and practitioners, the field of STS includes Science and Technology Studies; Science, Technology, and Society; and comparable domains of research, teaching, and practice in many languages.

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2-year memberships in the “Young Academy for Sustainability Research”

Deadline: July 11, 2021

Call for applications

The Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies (FRIAS) is the University of Freiburg’s international research college. The institute supports innovative research projects through individual fellowships and group formats. It is at the centre of a very active research community and enjoys an international reputation for academic excellence.

The Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies at the University of Freiburg, Germany, supported by the Eva Mayr-Stihl Foundation offers up to 12  2-year memberships in the “Young Academy for Sustainability Research” from October 1st, 2021 until September 30th, 2023.

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Assistant Professor Regional Knowledge and Innovation Ecosystems

June 21, 2021
University of Twente

The Department of Technology, Policy and Society (TPS), sections Science, Technology and Policy Studies (STePS) and Center for Higher Education Policy Studies (CHEPS) at the University of Twente (UT) is seeking an inspiring assistant professor on regional knowledge and innovation ecosystems. A key position for motivated researchers who want to pursue societal challenges.

The Challenge
As assistant professor you will develop groundbreaking research projects in close collaboration with colleagues and regional partners. The eastern Netherlands and regions across the border are among the focal areas. We look for a creative colleague with excellent teaching skills to develop innovative (challenge-based) education. Research-based advisory trajectories for regional actors increase the societal impact.
Your research will be imbedded in the Sustainable Rurban Innovations platform, a research collaboration of five sections of the TPS department on sustainable governance of the emerging interrelatedness between rural and urban areas like energy, health, innovation, knowledge, nature and water.

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International research fellows: Institute for advanced studies on science, technology and society (IAS-STS)

Deadline: June 15, 2021

Application forms

The Institute for Advanced Studies offers international research fellows and visiting scholars the opportunity to investigate the social implications of scientific and technological developments.

Each year, the IAS-STS hosts around a dozen international researchers for up to nine months. During this period, researchers explore the issues outlined in our fellowship programme, the focus of which changes every year.

Within the framework of this fellowship programme, the IAS-STS promotes the interdisciplinary investigation of the links and interaction between science, technology and society, as well as research on the development and implementation of socially sound and environmentally sustainable technologies.

Source: https://www.tugraz.at/arbeitsgruppen/sts/ias-sts/

Professor of Racial Justice in Science and Technology Policy

University of Michigan-Ann Arbor: Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy

Location: Ann Arbor, MI

Open Date: Apr 15, 2021


The Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan invites applications from well-qualified individuals for a tenure-track or tenured faculty position focused on racial justice in science and technology policy. Applicants should have expertise focused on structural and other forms of racism in science, technology, and associated policies, and interest in how the tools of public policy and democracy can be used to create racially just and equitable science and technology and/or how science and technology can be wielded to address structural racism. Applications are welcome from a range of fields, including computer and data science, engineering fields, science and technology studies, science and technology policy, law, communications, African American studies, ethnic studies, information studies, sociology, and history, with particular interest in candidates whose work transcends traditional disciplinary boundaries.

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