Term: August 08 to September 16, 2022
Universidad Nacional de Río Negro

En el marco de la Maestría en Ciencia, Tecnología e Innovación

En agosto se dictará el seminario Sociología de la Ciencia, a cargo de los doctores Hugo Ferpozzi y Mauricio Berger, en el marco de la Maestría en Ciencia, Tecnología e Innovación de la Sede Andina de la Universidad Nacional de Río Negro (UNRN). La cursada será virtual.

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Convocatoria Programa de Becas Posdoctorales en la UNAM 2022

Deadline July 26, 2022.
Call for Postdoctoral Second Period 2022.

Considerando que la participación de jóvenes recientemente doctorados ha estimulado la vitalidad y creatividad de los grupos científicos y ha propiciado su integración a grupos de investigación que enriquecen su superación académica, la Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México convoca a susentidades académicas a presentar candidatos y candidatas para concursar por una beca posdoctoral en la UNAM.

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Postdoc (1+2) in Environmental Change and Sustainability @Polimi

Deadline: February 28, 2022

META, the Science & Technology Studies Unit at Politecnico di Milano (, invites expressions of interest for one Postdoc position in the area of Social studies of environmental change and sustainability at the Department of Electronics, Information and Bioengineering of Politecnico di Milano.

The 3-year position (1 year renewable for 2 additional years) is full-time. Wage is above Italian standards. Tenure track opportunities are envisaged afterwards.

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Research Position (PhD or Postdoc) Governing in/fertile bodies in Mexico (SNSF project)

Deadline: September 5, 2021

Starting Date: October 2021- September 2025

The Unit Social and Cultural Geography at the University of Bern’s vision is to understand how processes of globalization affect intimate lives (for more information, see our website). Our new Swiss National Science Foundation funded research project entitled “Reproductive Geopolitics: Governing and Contesting In/Fertility in the Global Intimate” (2021-2025) aims to investigate how uneven access to reproductive technologies reflects the valuation of certain bodies and lives. Whose bodies are reproduced in the future depends on who has access to reproductive technologies, here understood as both low-tech and high-tech technologies affecting fertility and infertility, conception and contraception, pregnancy and pregnancy termination, and birth and infanticide. The research field of reproductive geopolitics we aim to develop in this project investigates how access to reproductive technologies becomes geopolitical when individuals, states, international organizations, transnational corporations, and religious and nongovernmental organizations define and contest whose bodies count as desirable for reproduction and whose bodies are denied reproduction or restricted in it. We will study the geopolitical governance of in/fertility through three marginalized populations: asylum-seeking women in Switzerland, indigenous women in Mexico and migrant farm workers in Spain. To empirically capture marginalized women’s intimate experiences of reproductive governance, this project will advance an affectual methodology consisting of different participatory and creative methods which we develop through an affectual method toolbox in collaboration with participants and artists in the context of the mLAB at the Institute of Geography at the University of Bern. The affectual methods will generate sonic, visual, cartographic, and online data that we will use to a/effectively communicate these experiences to a broader public.

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2 PhD Positions & 1 Postdoc Position in STS at the Technical University of Munich

Deadline: July 12, 2021

The Professorship of Science & Technology Policy (Prof. Dr. Ruth Müller), based at the Munich Center for Technology in Society (MCTS), Technical University of Munich, announces two open positions for a doctoral researcher in Science & Technology Studies (STS) (TV-L E13, 65%, 3 years) as well as one open position for a postdoctoral researcher (TV-L E13, 100%, 4 years). The positions are announced in three different research projects (see descriptions below). All positions start on Oct 1, 2021.

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