Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Faculty Search at George Washington University

SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, AND AMERICAN CULTURE:  The Department of American Studies at The George Washington University seeks to appoint a tenure-track assistant professor beginning Fall 2012. Basic Qualifications: All requirements completed for Ph.D. in American Studies or related discipline by August 1, 2012. Research experience/potential as demonstrated by works in progress or scholarly publications, and teaching experience at the college level. Preferred Qualifications: Research and teaching interests in the history and/or meaning of science or technology in American culture, environmental history, urban sustainability, medical humanities, environmental anthropology, ethnography of science, or the geopolitical impact of American scientific enterprise. Please send a cover letter, CV, three letters of recommendation, and a thirty-page writing sample to: Science and Technology Search Committee, Department of American Studies, The George Washington University, 2108 G Street, NW, Washington, DC 20052.  Review of applications will begin October 15, 2011, and continue until the position is filled. Only complete applications will be considered. The George Washington University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and particularly encourages applications from women and persons of color. Visit our website: http://departments.columbian.gwu.edu/americanstudies/

Monday, August 22, 2011

Conference on Biomass and Energy Efficiency

Dear Colleagues

We are very pleased to announce the 'WSED next!' conference for young researchers and young professionals on biomass and energy efficiency.
It will be held as one of the conferences of the World Sustainable Energy Days 2012 from 29 February - 2 March 2012 in Wels/Austria.

The event will: - present the work and achievements of young researchers in the fields of biomass and energy efficiency - offer a platform for interaction with experts and decision makers from industry and institutions

We invite senior students, young researchers and young professionals to submit contributions at www.wsed.at/call by 5 October 2011. Submissions are invited from any scientific field (e.g. technology & engineering, economic and social sciences, law, arts, etc.).

The organisers will cover the costs for accommodation, meals, participation and local transport for up to 60 selected participants for 3 conference days.

We would be very grateful, if you were able to help us to promote this event and the opportunity offered by it!

With more than 800 participants every year, the World Sustainable Energy Days conference is one of the largest annual conferences on sustainable energy in Europe. In the last 10 years, the conference attracted more than 10,000 participants from 99 countries!

Further information: www.next.wsed.at

We are looking forward to receiving contributions by 5 October and to welcoming you to the World Sustainable Energy Days Conference 2012!

Best regards
Christiane Egger
Conference Director

Friday, August 5, 2011

Centre for the History of Medicine at the University of Warwick Faculty Search


The Centre for the History of Medicine at the University of Warwick invites applications for the following new post: Wellcome Trust University Award Assistant Professor of the History of Medicine

Further details on the post can be found via the University website: https://secure.admin.warwick.ac.uk/webjobs/jobs/academic/job9124.html.
Further information about our the Centre for the History of Medicine at Warwick and our History Department can be found via: www.go.warwick.ac.uk/chm www.go.warwick.ac.uk/history