Postdoctoral position at the Centre d’Història de la Ciència (CEHIC)

The Centre d’Història de la Ciència (CEHIC), at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB), seeks potential candidates for a 3-year postdoctoral position of the programme “Juan de la Cierva-incorporación 2019”The position is co-funded by the Spanish Ministerio de Ciencia, Innovación y Universidades, and the “ICREA-Acadèmia award 2018”, obtained by Professor Agustí Nieto-Galan. The selected candidate will work with Dr. Nieto-Galan on some aspects of the project: “Chemopolis: The City of Chemistry in the Twentieth Century”, which is an attempt to build up a new big picture of chemistry in the twentieth-century at a European level. It includes, among other topics: cosmopolitanism; popular chemistry; toxics, experts and users; pure-applied dichotomies; chemists as intellectuals in democratic and dictatorial regimes; chemical technology and the "natural-artificial" boundaries.
The chosen candidate will be later assessed by the “Ministerio de Ciencia, Innovación y Universidades”, which has the final word in the selection process.
More information about the call and the application forms can be found at the link: JUAN DE LA CIERVA

Those interested in applying, please, write to Professor Agustí Nieto-Galan [], before 31 December 2019, including an updated short CV and a short statement of research interests for the next 3 years within the framework of the “Chemopolis” project. The selected candidate will be contacted by 3-4 January 2020. The deadline for his/her application, via the “Ministerio de Ciencia, Innovación y Universidades” webpage, is 14 January 2020.