Posted on behalf of Dr Jane Calvert-
(Apologies for cross posting)
Research Fellow position in Science, Technology and Innovation Studies,
University of Edinburgh
Science, Technology and Innovation Studies (STIS) at the University of
Edinburgh seeks to appoint a Postdoctoral Research Fellow to carry out
research into the sociological, philosophical and/or governance
dimensions of the synthetic yeast project, an international project that
aims to build a synthetic ‘designer’ version of the entire genome of the
yeast species Saccharomyces cerevisiae (http://syntheticyeast.org/).
Applicants should have experience of conducting high quality academic
research in the field of Science and Technology Studies, and should be
willing to engage with scientists and engineers.
The Research Fellow will belong to a dedicated cluster of researchers
from the social sciences and humanities critically analysing the field
of synthetic biology, and will be affiliated with the 'Engineering Life'
This full-time, fixed-term post of 20 months is available from 1st
February 2016 (start date is flexible).
Salary Scale: £31,656 - £37,768 per annum
Closing Date: 5pm (GMT) on Friday 8th January 2016
For further details see: