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Student Project Assistant for Cosmopolitanism project


Application Deadline: Applications accepted until the position is filled.  

Position: Project Assistant


Cosmopolitanism and the Local: Creating an East/West Partnership
SSHRC Partnership Development Grant
University of King’s College
6350 Coburg Rd. Halifax, NS Canada

Opportunities in 2014

Summary of select opportunities in 2014

Postdoctoral Scholar position
The University of Calgary Department of Community Health Sciences in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Calgary is accepting applications for a Postdoctoral Fellow in the History of Neuroscience & Psychiatry for a research project funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR).
Area: History of Medicine (history of neuroscience & psychiatry)
Duration: 2 Years (potential for 3rd year)

Appels aux étuduants - Cours d'été Situer la Science


Call for Students - Situating Science Summer School

We invite applications from graduate students not already familiar with History and Philosophy of Science (HPS)or Science and Technology Studies (STS) for this 5 day summer school near Kingston, Ont.


June 22-26 2014
Elbow Lake, Ontario, Canada
Deadline for applications:
Monday, April 14, 2014
Sergio Sismondo, Professor of Philosophy and Sociology, Queen’s University
Coordination Assistance

Conference: Science Communications 2013

Banff, July 21, 2013 - August 3, 2013. Application deadline: March 31, 2013

Science Communications 2013
Faculty: Jay Ingram - Program Chair, Mary Anne Moser - Director, Rob Davidson, Maggie Koerth-Baker, Henry Kowalski, John Rennie
Program dates: July 21 - August 4, 2013
Application deadline: March 31, 2013
“The program gives you a new way of seeing science… and yourself.”
Carolyn Brown, Science Communications alumnus

Anthropology, Sociology, Science & Technology Studies Postdoctoral Research Fellow

15 March 2013: Novel Tech Ethics Post-Doc for one year, renewable up to two years, on a(CIHR) grant, Emerging Health Researchers and the Commercialization of Academic Science.

Overview: We are seeking a Post-Doctoral Fellow (PDF) to work for one year, renewable up to two years, on a research project funded through the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) grant, Emerging Health Researchers and the Commercialization of Academic Science.

Rotman Summer Institute 2013: Foundations of Statistical Mechanics

The institute will take place between Sunday, July 14 and Saturday, July 20, on the shores of Lake Huron.

Each year the Rotman Summer Institute brings graduate students together with exceptional faculty from around the world to focus on a topic of special interest.

This year’s institute is aimed at fostering an understanding of conceptual issues in the foundations of statistical mechanics.  The goal for students is to come away from the course prepared to engage the philosophical literature on the foundations of statistical mechanics at a professional level.

Six Fully Funded Philosophy PhD Studentships at Durham University

The deadline to be considered for funding is 18th February 2013

The department of philosophy at Durham University will award two fully funded AHRC PhD studentships (fees+maintenance) in the 2013-14 cycle. We will consider eligible candidates in any field of Philosophy that complements the expertise of our staff's research expertise in:

 Applied Phenomenology
 History and Philosophy of Science and Medicine

York University Graduate Program in Science & Technology Studies now accepting applications

Deadline for applications is 30 January 2013

The Graduate Program in Science & Technology Studies (STS) at York University, Toronto, is now accepting applications for its MA (full and part-time) and PhD programs.

Program Assistant Job Posting: Canadian Centre for Ethics in Public Affairs

The Program Assistant provides administrative support to the General Manager and Executive Director

Title of the Position: Program Assistant

Reports to: General Manager of CCEPA