Junior Research Fellowship competition at Imperial College London

Historians of science, technology and medicine are invited to apply for the third and final round of junior research fellowships awarded by Imperial College London.

These awards will give the world's top early-career researchers three years free from teaching and administration plus a competitive salary and research expenses. They are distributed across the disciplines on the basis of an internal Imperial College competition. In both previous rounds of the competition, the candidate put forward by the Centre for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine was sucessful.

Applicants must have an upper second or first class undergraduate degree with a PhD or equivalent. They should have an outstanding track record in research and up to 4 years of postdoctoral experience. The proposed research project must have a policy dimension and fit wtihin the interests of a CHoSTM staff member, who will act as mentor and help to develop the project.

Prospective applicants should contact the relevant staff member to discuss their research plans. If invited to proceed, a c.v., research proposal, and two letters of reference will be required by 22 October 2009.

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