University of Newcastle Upon Tyne Lectureship (Wellcome Trust Award) History of Medicine School of Historical Studies £27,194 – £37,643 p.a.

The School of Historical Studies is seeking to nominate a candidate for a Wellcome Trust University Award in the History of Medicine. University Awards are lectureships with a strong emphasis on research during the first five years. Subject to satisfactory progress, the position will be converted into a University Lectureship after the five-year award period.

You will concentrate on a specific research project and contribute to teaching and further development of History of Medicine courses.You should have a doctorate and an excellent research and publication record in any area relating to the history of medicine (broadly defined) that will add a novel contribution to the School.

You will develop a full application to the Wellcome Trust, working in co-operation with, and if appropriate supported by, the School by 01/12/2006. Subject to the Trust’s confirmation of the award, the post could be available from 01/05/2007, but must be taken up by 01/09/2007.

Informal enquiries to Professor Jeremy Boulton, Head of School (0191 2226492, or email [email protected]), or to Professor Philip van der Eijk, Director of the Northern Centre for the History of Medicine (0191 222 8262 or email [email protected]).

Closing date: 07/07/2006 Answerphone: 0191 222 8834 Interviews: week beginning 24/07/2006. Job Reference: B1264A

To apply for this position, send a CV, covering letter and completed employment record form, to: Team B, Human Resources, HASS Faculty Office, 7th Floor, Daysh Building, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 7RU.

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