UCL Department of Science and Technology Studies is an interdisciplinary centre for the integrated study of science's history, philosophy, sociology, communication and policy, located in the heart of London. Founded in 1921. Award winning for teaching and research, plus for our public engagement programme. Rated as outstanding by students at every level.

At UCL, the academic mission is paramount. Our ambition is to achieve the highest standards in our teaching and research.

Join us for BSc, MSc, and PhD study.

Staff books include:

Morris - The Role and Contribution of Volunteers in Biomedical Research spacerAthena Swan Bronze Award


STS vacancies

This page provides information on current vacancies within the Department of Science and Technology Studies. If none are listed, then no vacancies currently exist. For more on vacancies at UCL, see the HR vacancies website.

Job Title & Details
Closing Date
Teaching Fellow in Science and Society 10 June 2016 - closed link
Teaching Fellow in Science Communication 06 July 2016 - closed link
Teaching Fellow in Philosophy of Science 11 July 2016 - closed link
Teaching Fellow in History of Medicine 11 July 2016 - closed link
Teaching Fellow in Sociology of Science 06 July 2016 - closed link

For these vacancies, further queries:

  • about application process: sts-vacancies@ucl.ac.uk
  • about academic issues: see advertisement


1. How do I list publications in my CV that are not yet out?

Applicants are hereby notified that STS adopts specific criteria for proof of accomplishments presented in applications. Upward misrepresentation (presenting accomplishments as more advanced than is demonstrated on request) can lead to an applicant's disqualification. This expectation includes the representation of publications and manuscripts. (More

2. Sample syllabus

Applicants for Teaching Fellow positions are expected to follow existing syllabi, with modifications approved prior to the start of term. For the purposes of application, previously taught syllabi maybe submitted to demonstrate teaching range. A topic outline may be proposed to demonstrate areas of emphasis.

Syllabi for undergradaute modules (link)

Syllabi for Masters modules (link)

Applicants for Lectureships may submit model syllabi (e.g,. from modules previously taught elsewhere), proposed new modules for STS, or modified versions of syllabi from modules already taught in STS. Applicants with queries about which module might be most suitable should contact the chair of the search committee or the Head of Department.

3. Where do I find the UCL monitoring form needed with my application

Download from here (link). It is a Word document.

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