WELLCOME TRUST CENTRE FOR THE HISTORY OF MEDICINE AT UCL OUTREACH HISTORIAN
Applications are invited for a new post of Outreach Historian at the Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine at UCL. The Centre, the world’s largest research institute dedicated to the History of Medicine, is part of University College London and is based in the Bloomsbury area of London, close to the British Library, the British Museum and other major centres of scholarship. Details of its work can be found on www.ucl.ac.uk/histmed.
The post is offered with effect from 1 September 2006 or at a date to be negotiated, and it is anticipated that the successful candidate will have postgraduate qualifications in History, relevant experience in communicating with the public and an understanding of marketing and experience of managing communications with professionals. The responsibilities of the post will include developing and managing projects which support the work of the Centre, working with members of the public to encourage them in investigating the history of medicine, working with journalists, curators, media producers and others and the coordination of these activities with colleagues engaged in similar roles within College, the Wellcome Trust and other groups of medical historians in the UK.
Full details of the post may be obtained from The Centre’s Chief Administrative Officer, Alan Shiel ([email protected]; phone 02076798108 ) or by downloading details from the Centre Website.
The post is offered as a full time post on Grade 8 of the University salaries scheme ( £ 31,525 to £37,642 plus London Allowance ( (Pay award pending).
Applications, in the form of a CV, accompanying letter of application and the names of 3 referees should be submitted to Alan Shiel by 26 June 2006. It is anticipated that interviews for the post will take place in early July 2006.
Prospective applicants wishing to make informal enquiries about the post should contact the Deputy Director, Dr Anne Hardy ([email protected]; phone 02076798104)