Two full-time PhD positions in the History of Science and Technology

The Laboratory for the History of Science and Technology (LHST) at EPFL invites applications for

two full-time PhD positions in the History of Science and Technology.

The successful candidates will develop their own research project in the history of the mathematical, physical and natural sciences, the history of engineering and/or the history of technology in the modern period (1750 to today).

Profile:
• Applicants should hold a master’s degree in science, engineering, the humanities or social sciences relevant to research in the history of science and technology.
• Fluent English; French and/or German an asset. The dissertation can be written in English, French or German.
• Interest in working in a multidisciplinary, international environment.
• Candidates of all nationalities are invited to apply; applications from women are especially welcome.

What we offer:
• LHST is a young and dynamic lab with an interdisciplinary perspective (history, history of science and technology, STS, anthropology) and an interest in experimenting with innovative methods in the digital humanities. The lab hosts a rich collection of historical scientific instruments.
• EPFL provides an excellent and stimulating research and teaching environment as well as a dynamic and lively international campus with a vibrant student life.
• Located on Lake Geneva, Lausanne is a picturesque city with various possibilities for recreational and cultural activities.

Starting date: August 15, 2019.

Duration: 4 years.

Terms of employment: Fixed-term at 100% work rate. EPFL offers internationally competitive salaries and generous research support.

Deadline for application: April 30, 2019.

Contact
Applicants should submit their file
Laboratory for the History of Science and Technology (LHST) at EPFL
, and select the EDDH doctoral school by ticking the dedicated box. The statement of objectives should describe in two or three paragraphs the candidate’s proposed research project. Please note that reference letters are also due on April 30, 2019. For more information about the positions, please contact jerome.baudry@epfl.ch.

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Arbeitgeber: 
Laboratory for the History of Science and Technology (LHST) at EPFL
Arbeitsumfang: 
100%
Arbeitsort: 
Lausanne
Bewerbungsfrist: 
30. April 2019