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reminder: UCL STS Senior Lecturer in Science Communication post - application deadline on Monday

A reminder that the deadline for our Senior Lectureship in Science Communication post is fast approaching:  27 May. Also, a reminder that we have a Research Associate post available in Cold War History, deadline for application is 17 June. Details: www.ucl.ac.uk/sts/vacancies Joe --  Professor Joe Cain Head of Department Department of Science and Technology Studies University College London | Gower Street | London | WC1E 6BT | UK J.Cain@ucl.ac.uk  |  www.ucl.ac.uk/sts/cain  | 0207 679 3041 (int'l +44 207 679 3041) Twitter: @profjoecain Two new MSc degrees, with CPD opportunities, too: www.ucl.ac.uk/sts/msc “Really, really quite bloody fantastic.” (STS undergraduate student feedback from 2011)

PhD Studentships: "Science, Cognition and Technology" - University of Bologna, Italy

PhD Studentships: "Science, Cognition and Technology" - University of Bologna, Italy Deadline: June 11, 2013, 17:00 (CEST) A PhD program in Science, Cognition and Technology was launched in 2010 by the University of Bologna (Italy) in cooperation with the Universities of Exeter (United Kingdom) and Konstanz (Germany). The three-year program combines fields like science, technology and society, history of science, philosophy of language, logic, philosophy of science, and cognitive psychology, with an emphasis on "knowledge societies". The professors and researchers supporting the program belong to a wide range of disciplines, including the natural sciences, engineering, medicine, economics. See the program webpage: http://www.cis.unibo.it/sth/index.html Three doctoral studentships, starting from 1 October 2013, are being made available by the University of Bologna. By applying for admission to the program you also apply for one of the

Lecturer in Science Communication Studies, University of Manchester

Applications are invited for the position of Lecturer in Science Communication Studies at the University of Manchester. This post will cover teaching and administrative duties for Dr David Kirby who is seconded to a major Wellcome Trust funded project. You will also be expected to continue your personal research and participate in all activities as a member of Centre for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine (CHSTM). You must have a PhD and experience of teaching undergraduate students in science communication studies as well as a track record of research in the field. Experience of postgraduate teaching and a profile of relevant published material would be desirable. Salary will be £33,230 to £45,941 per annum according to relevant experience. The closing date for applications is 20 June 2013. Informal enquiries can be made to Dr David Kirby, Senior Lecturer in Science Communication Studies: david.kirby@manchester.ac.uk Further details and the online applica

Coloquio sobre la Historia de los Lenguajes Iberorrománicos de Especialidad

Los días 23 y 24 de mayo se celebra en la Universitat Pompeu Fabra de Barcelona el «VI Coloquio Internacional sobre la Historia de los Lenguajes Iberorrománicos de Especialidad». Toda la información disponible en: http://www.upf.edu/cihlie/es/ Un cordial saludo. Cecilio Garriga --------------------------------------------- Cecilio Garriga Escribano Departament de Filologia Espanyola Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona Campus Universitari, Edifici B 08193 Cerdanyola del Vallès Tel.: 93 581 17 33 Fax: 93 581 16 86 e-mail: Cecilio.Garriga@uab.es http://dfe.uab.cat/neolcyt http://www.lenguayciencia.net

Postdoc: History of Cell Theory, Strasbourg

University of Strasbourg Post-doctoral position in history and philosophy of life sciences funded by the French National Research Agency (ANR) «POLCELL: Politics of the cell: the emergence and the reception of the cell theory in France and Germany, circa 1800-1900» The University of Strasbourg in connection with the French National Research Agency (ANR) is inviting applications for a post-doctoral position. The successful candidate will join the team of a three-year franco-german research project (“POLCELL”) on the emergence and the reception of the cell theory in France and Germany in the XIX th century. This is a full-time position for a maximum of two years. Applicants should hold a doctoral degree in the history, philosophy or sociology of science and ideally specialize in the life sciences (including medicine). The project will draw on archival sources held at the University of Strasbourg Library and the Parisian National Archives, thus requiring a good reading knowl