Yale University – Post-doctoral Fellow

Location: Connecticut, United States
Institution Type: College/University
Position Type: Post-doctoral Fellow

Yale University invites applications for a two year postdoctoral fellowship in the Section of the History of Medicine, School of Medicine, beginning 1 July 2009. Historians working on any geographic area of the history of medicine since 1800 are encouraged to apply, but preference will be given to applicants whose primary research interests are in the history of women’s health or in the history of health advocacy.

The fellow will interact with faculty and graduate students in the Yale Program in the History of Science and Medicine, and will teach a one-semester undergraduate course in Yale College each year. The fellowship provides a salary of $44,500 plus health benefits, and an annual research stipend of $3,000. The successful applicant must have completed the Ph.D. degree before 1 July 2009. The fellowship is open to all candidates regardless of citizenship. Yale University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and actively encourages applications from minority and women scholars.

Applications should be submitted via email to [email protected] with the subject heading POSTDOC. Applicants must submit (MS Word or PDF) a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and writing sample (an article for publication or section from the dissertation), and the names of three people who have agreed to write a letter of recommendation. The deadline for submission is March 1, 2009, but applications will be considered on a rolling basis as they are received, and therefore applicants are encouraged to submit as soon as possible.

Contact Info:
Professor Naomi Rogers

c/o Ewa M. Lech ([email protected])

Section of the History of Medicine

Yale University School of Medicine
P.O. Box 208015
L130 Sterling Hall of Medicine
333 Cedar Street
New Haven, Connecticut 06520-8015

Website: http://info.med.yale.edu/histmed/