Postdoctoral position: the development of intelligence testing

The Museum of Cultural History, University of Oslo, offers a two-and-a-half-year position as postdoctoral fellow with the project “Historizicing Intelligence: Tests, Metrics and the Shaping of Contemporary Society”. This three-year research project is funded by The Research Council of Norway, and the postdoctoral position starts in October/November 2021.

The overall goal of the research project is to shed light on the interplay between social, cultural and scientific aspects in the development of intelligence testing in Norway from around 1990 to the present. The position is devoted to the project’s Work Package 1 (WP 1), which deals with the development and use of the most common IQ tests in Norway from 1990 to the present, and focuses on the tests’ role as scientific and technological tools for diagnosing intellectual disability. 

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