Scholarship Description: The Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin, Department III, Artefacts, Action, and Knowledge, Director: Prof. Dr Dagmar Schäfer, offers Visiting Scholarships, 3–9 months to take place in the period 1 April 2018 to 31 December 2019.

 

Scholarship Provider: The Max Planck Institute for the History of Science (MPIWG) in Berlin is one of the more than 80 research institutes administered by the Max Planck Society. It is dedicated to the study of the history of science and aims to understand scientific thinking and practice as historical phenomena.

 

The candidate should have a very good command of English language.  Therefore, the application should be written in English.

Degree Level: This is a 3–9 months visiting programme.

Available Subject:

Scholarship Benefits: Not Known

Eligible Nationalities: Candidates of all nationalities are encouraged to apply.

Eligibility Criteria: Applications from candidates in every field involved with issues relevant to the history of science and technology are welcome, with some preference for projects looking at cases from Asia, Africa, or Latin America, or adopting a global perspective. The MPIWG hosts many academic activities: conferences, workshops, brown bag seminars and colloquia. Visiting scholars are encouraged to combine their research stay with active participation in such events.
Applications may be submitted in German, English, Chinese or French. Candidates of all nationalities are encouraged to apply; applications from women are especially welcome. The Max Planck Society is committed to promoting handicapped individuals and encourages them to apply.

Application Procedure:

A cover letter, curriculum vitae (including the list of publications), a research proposal on a topic related to the project (1000 words maximum), one sample of writing (i.e. article or book chapter), names and email addresses of two referees.

Candidates are requested to submit, via our online application portal.

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