Appointment of Professor of the History of Science, Technology and Medicine and Director of the Centre for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine (CHSTM)
CHSTM is one of the largest groups in the history of science, technology and medicine in Britain, with a Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine and the UK National Archive for the History of Computing. Research focuses on the history of science, technology and medicine since 1800, drawing on approaches from Science and Technology Studies (STS) and allied fields, and extending to Science Communication. The Centre’s work focuses particularly on the intersections and interactions between science and technology and medicine; all work explores these fields in their social, cultural and political contexts.
We are seeking to appoint someone with an outstanding record of research and leadership in one or more areas of the history of science, technology and medicine since 1800, as evidenced by original research publications, professional profile and achievement in the field.
The appointee will also become Director of the Centre and also play a management role in the Faculty of Life Sciences, as well as liaising with Schools across the University in the development of interdisciplinary work. In addition to making a strong research and leadership contribution, they will offer high quality teaching at undergraduate and Masters levels.
The post is available from 1 September 2011.
Closing date: 28/02/2011 Interviews will be held in late April / early May 2011.
Salary will be at the appropriate point of the Professorial Salary Scale
Informal enquiries to Professor Michael Worboys.
Tel: + 44 (0) 161 275 5850 Email: [email protected]
Further particulars at http://www.manchester.ac.uk/aboutus/jobs/vacancies/academic/vacancy/?ref=87050
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Tel: + 44 (0) 161 275 8836 Email: [email protected]