20 month full-time job, postdoctoral position
The ICUB-Humanities, University of Bucharest is opening a full-time position for postdoctoral researcher within the framework of the project “Recipes, Technologies, Experiments: Enactment and the Emergence of Modern Science” (PN-III-P4-ID-PCE-2020-0251), PI Dana Jalobeanu.
Duration: 20 months.
Job description: The successful candidate will work with Dana Jalobeanu and her team in Bucharest. The purpose of the project is to investigate and understand the ways in which the traditional „recipe-format” was gradually transformed, during the seventeenth century, into ways of recording more similar with the „proper” scientific experiment. The successful candidate is expected to take full part in the online and face-to-face activities of the team, to work on a research theme of his/her own (for details see Recipes, ‘technologies’, experiments: Enactment and the emergence of modern science – Dana Jalobeanu) to help with organizing events and project administration. Working as a part of a small and integrated team of historians and philosophers of science will offer expertise and motivation for a future career in the field.
1. Applicants should have a PhD diploma on a topic that relates to the study of early modern thought or philosophy of science.
2. Applicants should have two year experience in research activities or in teaching in the academic field. Four year experience in other domains is acceptable.
3. Applicants should already have a research profile or display a strong interest in a research career (documented by publications/submissions of papers for publication and by having taken part in research-related events, such as workshops, conferences etc.). All these must relate to the study of the early modern thought.
4. English, including the ability to read sixteenth and seventeenth century old books and manuscripts, at least basic notions of Latin.
The application file will consist of two packages. The „scientific package” will contain: a CV (including a list of publications), a letter of intention and a sample writing. These will be sent by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. The administrative package will be sent by email to email@example.com. For the content of the administrative package consult https://unibuc.ro/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/Continutul-dosarului-de-concurs-CS-III-CS-AS.pdf. For additional information send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.