<div dir="ltr"><div class="gmail_default" style="font-family:trebuchet ms,sans-serif;font-size:small"><br></div><div class="gmail_quote">---------- Forwarded message ----------<br>From: <b class="gmail_sendername">Cosmopolitanism and the Local</b> <span dir="ltr"><<a href="mailto:situsci@dal.ca">situsci@dal.ca</a>></span><br>Date: 10 December 2014 at 16:19<br>Subject: Postdoc for Cosmopolitanism in Science project<br><br><br><u></u>

    
        
        
        
        

    
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<b>Postdoctoral Fellowship<br>
Science and Technology Studies (STS) / History and Philosophy of Science, Technology, Medicine (HPSTM)</b><br>
University of King’s College / Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS<br>
Duration: 1 year, with option to renew for second year pending budget and project restrictions and requirements<br>
Application Deadline: <span style="border-bottom-color:#cccccc;border-bottom-style:dashed;border-bottom-width:1px"><span>Monday March 2 2015</span></span><br>
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The University of King’s College and Dalhousie University announce a postdoctoral fellowship award in Science and Technology Studies (STS)/ History and Philosophy of Science, Technology and Medicine (HPSTM), associated with the SSHRC Partnership Development Grant, “Cosmopolitanism and the Local in Science and Nature: Creating an East/West Partnership,” a partnership development between institutions in Canada, India and Southeast Asia aimed at establishing an East/West research network on “Cosmopolitanism” in science. The project closely examines the ideas, processes and negotiations that inform the development of science and scientific cultures within an increasingly globalized landscape. A detailed description of the project can be found at: <a href="http://wordpress.us3.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=2d4375ec5dc6ff29d727d7830&id=283e2f1f93&e=07a32a0bb9" style="color:#1155cc;word-wrap:break-word;font-weight:normal;text-decoration:underline" target="_blank">www.CosmoLocal.org</a>.<br>
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<b>Funding and Duration:</b><br>
The position provides a base salary equivalent to $35,220 plus benefits (EI, CPP, Medical and Dental), and with the possibility of augmenting the salary through teaching or other awards, depending on the host department. The fellow would be entitled to benefits offered by University of King’s College or Dalhousie University. The successful applicant will begin their 12-month appointment between <span style="border-bottom-color:#cccccc;border-bottom-style:dashed;border-bottom-width:1px"><span>April 1st and July 1st, 2015</span></span>, subject to negotiation and candidate’s schedule. Contingent on budget and project requirements, the fellowship may be extended for a second year with an annual increase as per institutional standards.</div>

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<b>Eligibility: </b><br>
The appointment will be housed at University of King’s College and/or in one of the departments of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at Dalhousie University. The successful applicant is expected to have completed a Ph.D. in STS, HPS or a cognate field, within the last five years and before taking up the fellowship. Please note that the Postdoctoral Fellowship can only be held at Dalhousie University in the six years following completion of his or her PhD. For example a person who finished his or her PhD in 2010 is eligible to be a Postdoctoral Fellow until December 2016.<br>
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In addition to carrying out independent or collaborative research under the supervision of one or more of the Cosmopolitanism co-applicants, the successful candidate will be expected to take a leadership role in the Cosmopolitanism project, to actively coordinate the development of the project, and participate in its activities as well as support networking and outreach. International candidates need a work permit and SIN. <br>
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<b>Research:</b><br>
While the research topic is open and we encourage applications from a wide range of subfields, we particularly welcome candidates with expertise and interest in the topics addressed in the Cosmopolitanism project. The candidate will be expected to work under the supervision of one of the Cosmopolitanism co-applicants. Information on each is available on the “About” page of the project’s website (<a href="http://wordpress.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=2d4375ec5dc6ff29d727d7830&id=81e9238d44&e=07a32a0bb9" style="color:#1155cc;word-wrap:break-word;font-weight:normal;text-decoration:underline" target="_blank">www.CosmoLocal.org</a>).<br>
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<b>Application:</b><br>
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Full applications will contain:<br>
1.     Cover letter that includes a description of current research projects,<br>
2.     Research plan for post-doctoral work. Include how the proposed research fits within the Cosmopolitanism project’s scope, and which co-applicant with whom you wish to work.<br>
3.     Academic CV,<br>
4.     Writing sample,<br>
5.     Names and contact information of three referees. <br>
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Applications can be submitted in either hardcopy or emailed as PDF documents:<br>
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Hardcopy:<br>
Dr. Gordon McOuat<br>
Cosmopolitanism and the Local Project<br>
University of King’s College<br>
6350 Coburg Road<br>
Halifax, NS.  B3H 2A1<br>
CANADA<br>
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Email:<br>
<a href="mailto:situsci@dal.ca" style="color:#1155cc;word-wrap:break-word;font-weight:normal;text-decoration:underline" target="_blank">situsci@dal.ca</a><br>
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<b>Deadline:</b><br>
Applications must be received by <span style="border-bottom-color:#cccccc;border-bottom-style:dashed;border-bottom-width:1px"><span>Monday, March 2 2015</span></span>. <br>
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Further questions about the project and the application procedure should be directed to:<br>
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Dr. Gordon McOuat, History of Science and Technology Programme, University of King’s College<br>
<a href="mailto:gmcouat@dal.ca" style="color:#1155cc;word-wrap:break-word;font-weight:normal;text-decoration:underline" target="_blank">gmcouat@dal.ca</a><br>
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and/or<br>
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Dr. Letitia Meynell, Department of Philosophy, Dalhousie University<br>
<a href="mailto:letitia.meynell@dal.ca" style="color:#1155cc;word-wrap:break-word;font-weight:normal;text-decoration:underline" target="_blank">letitia.meynell@dal.ca</a><br>
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Dalhousie University and the University of King’s College are Employment Equity/Affirmative Action employers. The universities encourage applications from qualified Aboriginal peoples, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, and women.</div>

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