5 post-doctoral positions at IFRIS (France)
Five (5) post-doctoral positions are available at the Institute for Research and Innovation in Society (ifris.org). IFRIS welcomes science, technology and society scholars in all the social sciences: history, sociology, political sciences, anthropology, economics, management sciences or law. The post-doc candidates should propose original research projects that fit within the framework of IFRIS four strategic orientations, which are detailed on IFRIS website: • Responsible innovation • The transformation of knowledge regimes and knowledge institutions • The government of system earth • Construction of futures As can be seen, STS can be understood in a broad sense of issues related to the production and use of science and technologies in societies. Specific issues tackled by the post-doctoral project may relate to public health, biomedicine, agricultural sciences, food security, climate change, biodiversity, environmental questions, ICT, “big data” and internet, historical and social construction of technologies, risk and regulation, development and research policies, global distribution of knowledge, intellectual and property rights and global commons, circulation of knowledge, construction of public research policies, multilevel governance of science and technology, knowledge and local development, regimes of regulations and production of sciences and innovation in society. Selected candidates will be attached to one of the following IFRIS research units (name and acronym is followed by the scientific organisation to which the unit is attached). See the website links for more details on these units.