[Air-l] Postdoctoral Research Positions in STS

Kris Markman krism at alumni.utexas.net
Wed May 31 10:50:33 PDT 2006


FYI. Austin is a great place to live and work (IMHO).-kmm

>From: Elizabeth Keating <ekeating at mail.utexas.edu>
>Subject: Postdoctoral Research Positions
>
>Postdoctoral Research Positions Available in Science, Technology and Society
>
>The Science, Technology & Society Program at the University of Texas 
>at Austin is pleased to announce two positions for postdoctoral 
>research in its growing program in societal impacts of science and 
>technology. The successful applicants will conduct research on some 
>aspect of the societal impacts of science and technology. As 
>postdoctoral fellows they will teach one seminar course per semester 
>and will work with faculty and graduate students in activities 
>designed to foster the understanding of social impacts of science 
>and technology. Major focus areas can include: impacts of 
>nanoscience, biotechnology, emerging communication technologies, 
>digital gaming, the environment, as well as other areas. Fellows 
>will be expected to participate in the STS Program's educational and 
>outreach activities. The University of Texas at Austin provides many 
>opportunities for collaboration, with leading programs in public 
>policy, business, engineering, the sciences, law, and liberal arts.
>
>Applicants should be recent recipients of a PhD degree; areas of 
>specialization and disciplinary approach open. The positions are 
>12-month positions with a flexible starting date. Salary $35,000, 
>plus benefits. Postdocs are expected to be in residence in Austin, 
>Texas for the time of the fellowship.
>
>Please send a detailed cover letter, CV, and 1-page proposal for 
>research work during the postdoc period to Professor Elizabeth 
>Keating, Director, Science, Technology & Society Program at: 
>ekeating at mail.utexas.edu
>
>Applications received by July 1 will be given first consideration. 
>For further information about the program, please see the website of 
>the STS program
><http://www.sts.utexas.edu/>www.sts.utexas.edu
>
>apologies for cross postings

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