Monday, November 23, 2009


2010-2011 Andrew W. Mellon Sawyer Postdoctoral Fellowship, Indiana University
Rupture and Flow: The Circulation of Technoscientific Facts and Objects

Receipt deadline: March 1, 2010

The Sawyer Seminar and the Institute of Advanced Study at Indiana
University will award one Andrew W. Mellon Sawyer Postdoctoral
Fellowship for a one-year appointment beginning July 1, 2010. The
Fellow will receive a stipend of $40,000 per year, as well as health
insurance and a relocation allowance. This Sawyer Seminar is based in
science and technology studies and focuses on how facts and
technologies circulate among diverse communities of producers and
consumers. In addition to pursuing a research project that speaks to
central themes of the seminar. the fellowship recipient will play an
active role in the intellectual life of the Sawyer Seminar by helping
to organize a seminar series and four workshops. There will be no
teaching responsibilities.

Applicants should read the full job ad and proposal, available at, before beginning their application.
Applicants will be notified of fellowship decisions in May 2010.

Applicants should have completed a Ph.D. in STS, Sociology,
Informatics, Anthropology, or other relevant fields no earlier than
June 30, 2005 and no later than August 1, 2010. The application should
• 1000-word research project proposal and one-page bibliography.
• 250-word statement of the project's potential contribution to the
Sawyer Seminar
• Curriculum vitae
• Three letters of recommendation
Deadline March 1st. See http:/ for
full details, including mailing addresses.

Fellowship recipients cannot currently hold a tenure-track position.

Indiana University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity
employer. Scholars who are members of traditionally under-represented
groups are encouraged to apply.
There is no citizenship requirement or restriction for this
fellowship. Non-U.S. nationals are welcome to apply. Employment
eligibility verifications requested upon hire.

Contact Info:
Ivona Hedin,
Institute for Advanced Study,
Poplars 335, 400 E. 7th Street ,
Indiana University
Bloomington, IN 47405


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