“Get it Published” Fellowship Program

May 01, 2015
Department/Research Group

“Get it Published” Fellowship Program at the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin

01 July 2015 to 01 December 2015

The Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin (MPIWG), Department III Artefacts, Action, and Knowledge (Director: Prof. Dagmar Schäfer), together with the IHNS, CAS is offering two fellowships for outstanding scholars who (will) have submitted their PhD thesis between September 2014 and July 2015.

The fellowships are open to students whose research topic is related to the History of Science, Technology and Medicine, or Science and Technology Studies. The working language of the MPIWG is English. Candidates are expected to be able to present and discuss their work and that of others in that language. The scholarship is dedicated to advance publications of young Asian researchers in the History of Science. Candidates are expected to have finished their thesis and be in a position to devote five months to writing and preparing an article in English for journal publication. Regular meetings will be held to support both the writing process and academic development.

The fellowships will run from 01 July 2015 to 01 December 2015.

Applicants should submit the following materials in English as one single PDF-document:

1. Official proof for the completion of your PhD thesis/or confirmation of your university of thesis submission. Brief description of dissertation
2. Curriculum vitae and list of publications.
3. Title, abstract and outline of intended essay (maximum 750 words).
4. English writing sample.
5. A letter of recommendation from a previous supervisor.

to the following e-mail address: czhang@mpiwg-berlin.mpg.de

Applications will be accepted until May 1, 2015.

In addition to the PDF application, please provide the following information in the body of your e-mail:

1. the position for which you are applying: “Get it Published” Fellowship Program
2. complete postal address
3. affiliation/current position
4. discipline in which PhD was awarded
5. title of dissertation
6. name and email address of dissertation advisor

Descriptions of the research projects of Department III are to be found under: http://www.mpiwg-berlin.mpg.de/en/research/projects/departmentSchaefer

Fellowships are endowed with a monthly stipend according to the guidelines of the Max Planck Society.

For further information please contact Chaonan Zhang

Applications from women are especially welcome. The Max Planck Society is committed to promoting more handicapped individuals and encourages them to apply. Finalists may expect a decision by May 20, 2015.

Max-Planck-Institut für Wissenschaftsgeschichte, Boltzmannstraße 22, D-14195 Berlin


For further information please contact [Chaonan Zhang]