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PhD student/research assistant (TVL-E13, 65%)

The Chair of Science, Technology and Gender Studies at Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) invites applications for the position of a

PhD student/research assistant (TVL-E13, 65%)

Das Aufgabengebiet umfasst u.a.:

The HRP-IAEA project (“Living with Radiation: The Role of the International Atomic Energy Agency in the History of Radiation Protection”) at Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, funded by the European Research Council, is seeking a highly motivated doctoral candidate/research assistant for part-time employment (65%) for 3 years.
Led by Professor Maria Rentetzi, HRP-IAEA explores the role of international organizations and especially of the International Atomic Energy Agency in regulating and standardizing radiation protection on a global scale. We focus especially on the IAEA’s technical assistance programs as a key post-war strategy for promoting the atom and supporting applications of civilian atomic energy worldwide; providing standards for use and safety; creating a nuclear order that could support the development of nuclear industry and medicine. The research is highly interdisciplinary and combines methods from history of science, international history, new diplomatic history, and science and technology studies. https://hrp-iaea.org
The successful candidate will explore the historical role of the IAEA in standardizing and regulating the use of nuclear energy in the Global South. He/she is expected to pay attention to the nuclear order that the IAEA shaped in developing countries throughout the post-WWII period. Special attention is given to IAEA’s nuclear diplomacy in Africa, the Middle East, and Latin America.

Notwendige Qualifikation

• MA degree in history of science, technology or medicine; science and technology studies; political science or other associated fields.

• Prior experience of working in a team and of conducting interviews is essential

• Advanced computer skills are desirable

• Excellent command of written and spoken English

• Linguistic competence depending on the case study that will be proposed

Bemerkungen

Knowledge in motion is FAU’s motto. We at FAU therefore strive to generate knowledge to shape the future responsibly and openly share knowledge with all stakeholders in society to drive prosperity and create value, as well as using knowledge to improve our world for future generations.

To ensure equal opportunities between women and men, applications by women with the required qualifications are explicitly desired. Qualified individuals with disabilities will be favored. FAU values the diversity of its members and is committed to the goals of equal opportunities.

Application deadline
30.06.2022
Bewerbung
Your application should include in a single pdf file carrying your last name the following:

• a brief cover letter explaining your research interests and your motivation for applying

• a full curriculum vitae

• a research plan (c. 1,500 words) outlining your research project

• a writing sample

• two letters of recommendation

Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed in early July 2022

Please submit your application to Ms Lena Borke-Weber:

Chair of Science, Technology and Gender Studies

Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg

Faculty of Humanities, Social Sciences and Theology

Werner-von-Siemens-Str. 61

D-91052 Erlangen

Germany

mailto:stgs@fau.de

Details

Job title
PhD student/research assistant (TVL-E13, 65%)
Job start
01.08.2022
Deployment location
Lehrstuhl für Science, Technology and Gender Studies

Payment
TVL-E13
Part-time / full-time
Teilzeit befristet

Weekly working hours
26
Limitation
3 years
Reason for the limitation
befristetes Forschungsvorhaben
Contact for further information
Prof. Dr. Maria Rentetzi
Phone: +49 9131/ 85-26980
E-Mail: Maria.Rentetzi@fau.de


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Postdoc/Habilitand*in (TVL-E13, 100%)

The Chair of Science, Technology and Gender Studies at Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) invites applications for the position of a

Postdoc/Habilitand*in (TVL-E13, 100%)

Das Aufgabengebiet umfasst u.a.:

• Cooperation in the organization, preparation and implementation of teaching and research at the Chair of Science, Technology and Gender Studies (STGS), https://www.stgs.fau.de

• Teaching (5 hrs./week) in science and technology studies or related fields

• Scientific qualification towards a “Habilitation” with a research project in the chair’s key topics, including science diplomacy

Notwendige Qualifikation

• Candidates must hold an academic degree (Master or equivalent) and have completed a PhD in science and technology studies or related fields

• Promising research project related to STGS research foci

• Willingness and skills for interdisciplinary research and teaching related to STGS research foci

• Ability to develop and teach courses for the EELISA European University, https://eelisa.eu

• Excellent knowledge of English. Additionally, German is desirable

• A structured, responsible and team-oriented way of working

• Commitment to the further strategic development of STGS at FAU

Bemerkungen

We offer

• 3-year contract (with the possibility of renewal) according to TV-L E13

• Support in developing a grant proposal for a junior research group (DFG application, ERC Starting Grant or equivalent)

• A lively group of colleagues and a collegial working atmosphere

Knowledge in motion is FAU’s motto. We at FAU therefore strive to generate knowledge to shape the future responsibly and openly share knowledge with all stakeholders in society to drive prosperity and create value, as well as using knowledge to improve our world for future generations.

To ensure equal opportunities between women and men, applications by women with the required qualifications are explicitly desired.

Qualified individuals with disabilities will be favored. FAU values the diversity of its members and is committed to the goals of equal opportunities.

Application deadline
30.06.2022
Bewerbung
Your application should include in a single pdf file carrying your last name the following:

• a brief cover letter explaining your research interests and your motivation for applying

• a full curriculum vitae

• a research plan (c. 1,500 words) outlining your research project

• a writing sample

• two letters of recommendation

Please submit your application to Ms Lena Borke-Weber:

Chair of Science, Technology and Gender Studies

Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg

Faculty of Humanities, Social Sciences and Theology

Werner-von-Siemens-Str. 61

D-91052 Erlangen

Germany

mailto:stgs@fau.de

Details

Job title
Postdoc/Habilitand*in (TVL-E13, 100%)
Job start
01.08.2022
Deployment location
Lehrstuhl für Science, Technology and Gender Studies

Payment
TVL-E13
Part-time / full-time
Vollzeit befristet

Limitation
3 Jahre
Reason for the limitation
befristetes Forschungsvorhaben
Contact for further information
Prof. Dr. Maria Rentetzi
Phone: +49 9131/ 85-26980
E-Mail: Maria.Rentetzi@fau.de


Für alle Stellenausschreibungen gilt: Die Friedrich-Alexander-Universität fördert die berufliche Gleichstellung der Frauen. Frauen werden deshalb ausdrücklich aufgefordert, sich zu bewerben.

Schwerbehinderte im Sinne des Schwerbehindertengesetzes werden bei gleicher fachlicher Qualifikation und persönlicher Eignung bevorzugt berücksichtigt, wenn die ausgeschriebene Stelle sich für Schwerbehinderte eignet. Details dazu finden Sie in der jeweiligen Ausschreibung unter dem Punkt "Bemerkungen".

Bei Wunsch der Bewerberin, des Bewerbers, kann die Gleichstellungsbeauftragte zum Bewerbungsgespräch hinzugezogen werden, ohne dass der Bewerberin, dem Bewerber dadurch Nachteile entstehen.

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Research assistant (TVL-E13, 50%)

The Chair of Science, Technology and Gender Studies at Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) invites applications for the position of a

Research assistant (TVL-E13, 50%)

Das Aufgabengebiet umfasst u.a.:

The Chair of Science, Technology and Gender Studies (STGS) at Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg is seeking a highly motivated research assistant/project manager for part-time employment (50%) for 2 years. Led by Professor Maria Rentetzi, STGS is currently developing a new educational program on Science and Innovation Diplomacy and aims to establish an executive Science and Innovation Diplomacy Certificate in collaboration with the Technical University of Madrid (UPM).
The successful candidate is expected to support Prof. Rentetzi in designing and implementing the first pilot Science and Innovation Diplomacy program. He/she will

• map the field of science and innovation diplomacy,

• explore synergies with other educational initiatives in the field,

• extend the chair’s international and national network and identify possible contributors,

• provide periodic curriculum review and renewal,

• assist in designing approaches to assess the impact of the pilot curriculum,

• coordinate between the FAU and the UPM teams,

• handle student’s admissions,

• promote the initiative through social media,

• undertake research, debate, and horizon-scanning activities, possibly conduct structured expert interviews and scoping activities such as workshops

• compile a final report in German.

Notwendige Qualifikation

• MA degree

• Experience in the field of science diplomacy and/or science-based policy advice

• Excellent organisational and management skills suitable for creating an educational program

• Excellent oral and written proficiency in English and German,

• Clear and confident communication skills, with the ability to communicate complex scientific issues to various target audiences

• Strong interpersonal skills, with experience of building and maintaining strong working relationships with a range of internal and external stakeholders

• Experience in facilitating institutional curriculum renewal and review processes is desirable

The position could be combined with a possibility of working towards a PhD degree in the field.

Bemerkungen

Knowledge in motion is FAU’s motto. We at FAU therefore strive to generate knowledge to shape the future responsibly and openly share knowledge with all stakeholders in society to drive prosperity and create value, as well as using knowledge to improve our world for future generations.
To ensure equal opportunities between women and men, applications by women with the required qualifications are explicitly desired. Qualified individuals with disabilities will be favored. FAU values the diversity of its members and is committed to the goals of equal opportunities.

Application deadline
10.06.2022
Bewerbung
Candidates must send their CV and a motivation letter to Ms Lena Borke-Weber:

Chair of Science, Technology and Gender Studies

Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg

Faculty of Humanities, Social Sciences and Theology

Werner-von-Siemens-Str. 61

D-91052 Erlangen

Germany

mailto:stgs@fau.de

Details

Job title
Research assistant (TVL-E13, 50%)
Job start
01.08.2022
Deployment location
Lehrstuhl für Science, Technology and Gender Studies

Payment
TVL-E13
Part-time / full-time
Teilzeit befristet

Weekly working hours
20
Limitation
2 years
Reason for the limitation
befristetes Forschungsvorhaben
Contact for further information
Prof. Dr. Maria Rentetzi
Phone: +49 9131/ 85-26980
E-Mail: Maria.Rentetzi@fau.de


Für alle Stellenausschreibungen gilt: Die Friedrich-Alexander-Universität fördert die berufliche Gleichstellung der Frauen. Frauen werden deshalb ausdrücklich aufgefordert, sich zu bewerben.

Schwerbehinderte im Sinne des Schwerbehindertengesetzes werden bei gleicher fachlicher Qualifikation und persönlicher Eignung bevorzugt berücksichtigt, wenn die ausgeschriebene Stelle sich für Schwerbehinderte eignet. Details dazu finden Sie in der jeweiligen Ausschreibung unter dem Punkt "Bemerkungen".

Bei Wunsch der Bewerberin, des Bewerbers, kann die Gleichstellungsbeauftragte zum Bewerbungsgespräch hinzugezogen werden, ohne dass der Bewerberin, dem Bewerber dadurch Nachteile entstehen.

Ausgeschriebene Stellen sind grundsätzlich teilzeitfähig, es sei denn, im Ausschreibungstext erfolgt ein anderweitiger Hinweis.