The Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, located in Berlin, offers one Postdoctoral Fellowship for a scholar in legal history or history of technology. The position lasts for 10 months, starting October 15, 2012 (with the possibility of starting earlier), and may be renewed. Outstanding junior scholars are invited to apply. This fellowship is awarded in conjunction with the research project, “The Writing of Deaf-Muteness and the Construction of Norms,” which “traces the writing and illustration of deaf-muteness from the early 17th century to the late 19th century in Europe and the United States.” The fellowship is endowed with a monthly stipend between €1,900 and €2,300. Deadline: June 6, 2012. Learn more and find instructions on how to apply here.