Thursday, November 8, 2007

Fellowship at Institute for Advanced Studies in Graz - Austria

Dear Madam or Sir,
we would like to announce the

IAS-STS Fellowship Programme 2008-2009

The IAS-STS in Graz, Austria, promotes the interdisciplinary
investigation of the links and interactions between science,
technology and society as well as technology assessment
and research into the development and implementation of
socially and environmentally sound technologies.

The IAS-STS invites researchers to apply for a stay between
1 October 2008 and 30 June 2009 as

- Research Fellow (up to nine months) or as
- Visiting Scholar (shorter period, e.g. a month).

The IAS-STS offers excellent research infrastructure. Close
co-operation with researchers at the IFZ (Inter-University
Research Centre for Technology, Work and Culture;
see:, guest lectures, workshops and
conferences provide an atmosphere of creativity and
scholarly discussion.

Furthermore we can offer five grants (up to EUR 1,000 per
month) for long-term Research Fellows (up to nine months)
at the IAS-STS.

The Fellowship Programme 2008-2009 is dedicated to
projects investigating the following issues:

1. Gender - Technology - Environment
Women with their various interests, competencies and
potentials play an important part in the process of shaping
socially sound and environmentally friendly sustainable
technologies - as users and consumers or experts.
Applications should focus on research in the field of women
in traditionally male fields of engineering, on ways of
creating cultures of success for women engineers (students,
graduates), and on masculinity and the culture of engineering.

Applications must be submitted to the IAS-STS
by 31 December 2007.

For application forms and further information:
Please visit our website:

Institute for Advanced Studies
on Science, Technology and Society (IAS-STS)
Attn. Guenter Getzinger
Kopernikusgasse 9
8010 Graz - Austria