Postdoctoral fellowship, Maastricht University

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Maastricht University, is currently looking for a historian to join an interdisciplinary research project in a post-doctoral researcher capacity. The position is for three years full time (see further details attached). The project, called Making Clinical Sense, is a comparative study of how technologies are implicated in learning sensory skills, through the case of medical education. Specifically, the project brings ethnographic and historical insights together to interrogate the role of pedagogical technologies in how doctors learn the craft skills of their profession.

Deadline for applications: 14th September 2017

More details about the study can be found on the project website:

Further details about the job application process can be found here:

Please contact Anna Harris with any inquiries about the position or the project:

Assist. Prof. Dr. Anna Harris
Department of Technology and Society Studies, Maastricht University
PO Box 616, 6200 MD
Maastricht, The Netherlands

Principal Investigator, Making Clinical Sense (ERC Starting Grant)
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