Social History of Medicine: Co-Editor

Social History of Medicine seeks a new co-editor to join Bill Luckin (co-editor), Anna Crozier
(book reviews editor), and Ruth Biddiss (assistant editor) from 1 September 2009.

Social History of Medicine is the leading international journal in its field and covers all aspects
of the social, cultural and economic history of medicine. It is published by Oxford University Press
on behalf of the Society for the Social History of Medicine.

Informal enquiries about the nature of the post can be made by e-mail to Bill Luckin (email:
[email protected]) or Brian Dolan (email: [email protected]).

Applicants are asked to send a C.V. and statement of interest to the chair of the Society, Dr Lutz
Sauerteig, Centre for the History of Medicine and Disease, Wolfson Research Institute, Durham
University, Queen’s Campus, Stockton-on-Tees TS17 6BH, UK (email: [email protected]). The
application should provide a brief account of why the candidate is attracted to the post and a
synopsis of relevant experience. Expertise in all areas and/or time-periods will be considered. The
Society also wishes strongly to encourage applications from outside the United Kingdom.

The deadline is 31 March 2009. Further details about the journal and the Society for the Social
History of Medicine can be found at

Membership benefits of the Society include subscription to the journal Subscription to the journal
Social History of Medicine, with three issues per year, and full online archive of Social History of
Medicine; “The Gazette” which contains information about professional events, reduced
registration fees at Society conferences, 30 per cent off titles in the Society’s Routledge series,
20 per cent discount on selected Oxford University Press books, 25 per cent off titles in Ashgate’s
series “History of Medicine in Context”, as well as discounts on selected books from Manchester
University Press. Bursaries are available for student members for travel and conferences. Details of
how to join the Society, and information about membership benefits are available at or from Dr Lutz Sauerteig, Centre for the History of Medicine and Disease,
Durham University, Queen’s Campus, Wolfson Research Institute, University Boulevard, Stockton on
Tees TS17 6BH, UK, Email: [email protected]