PostDoc: Max Planck Institute

The Max Planck Institute for the History of Science in Berlin announces the Lorenz Krueger postdoctoral fellowship for 2008-2010. This award targets outstanding junior scholars whose current research combines perspectives from the history of science with those of the philosophy of science and/or the history of philosophy. The fellowship is named in honor of the late Professor Lorenz Krüger, of the University of Göttingen, whose work sought to connect philosophy with the history of science.

The Lorenz Krüger Fellowship is awarded for a two year stay at the Institute in Berlin, beginning 1 March 2008.

The fellowship is open to scholars of all nationalities who have
completed their Ph.D no earlier than 2003 and no later than February 2008. The stipend for applicants from abroad is € 1,900 per month.

Applicants are invited to send a curriculum vitae, a brief research proposal (maximum 1000 words), and two letters of recommendation by December 1, 2007 to:

Max Planck Institute for the History of Science
“Lorenz Krueger Fellowship”
Boltzmannstraße 22
14195 Berlin

The Max Planck Society is committed to promoting more handicapped individuals and especially encourages them to apply.

About Jeremy Burman

Jeremy Trevelyan Burman is a senior doctoral student in York University’s Department of Psychology, specializing in the history of developmental psychology and its theory (especially that pertaining to Jean Piaget). Prior to returning to academia, he was a producer at the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.