The Cohn Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Ideas, Tel Aviv University, offers one or two Post-Doctoral Fellowships for the academic year 2016–2017.
The recipient will spend the academic year at the institute pursuing his/her own research project while interacting with faculty and students. 


Fellowship award will be based on consideration of scholarly distinction and academic promise within the area of history and philosophy of science broadly construed. Candidates should hold a PhD degree in a relevant academic field, together with a proven record of outstanding scholarly achievement. 

The fellowship awards the sum of US $18,000, for one year, with the possibility of extending the fellowship for a second year under similar conditions. 

Prospective candidates should apply by March 15th, 2016. They should mail the following: 
• Cover letter stating how your work adds to or interacts with the work done at the Institute. 
• Updated CV and publication list. 
• Current research program. 
• Two letters of recommendation 
• Writing sample 

Applications should be mailed in digital form to the following E-mail address: 
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Further information can be requested by contacting 
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The Cohn Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Ideas is a research and graduate teaching institute in the Faculty of Humanities of Tel Aviv University. The Cohn Institute has a staff of 11 permanent and 4-5 additional, affiliated and junior scholars. The Institute is the largest and most dynamic center for the History and Philosophy of Science and the Social Studies of Knowledge in Israel.

Further information about the Institute can be found at: http://humanities.tau.ac.il/cohn_eng/.