PhD Scholarship in History of Science, Technology or Medicine, 2006

Centre for History of Science, Technology and Medicine (CHSTM), School of History, University of Kent

The School of History is offering one Postgraduate Research Scholarship in the area of History of Science, Technology or Medicine to new Home/EU research students from September 2006.

This scholarship is available to Home/EU students only and will cover tuition fees at the home rate and a small maintenance bursary. The School of History is additionally offering one scholarship at approximately the same rate as the Research Councils; the successful candidate will also be automatically entered for this competition.

The scholarship will be offered for one year in the first instance, renewable for a maximum of three years, subject to satisfactory academic progress.

Selection Criteria

The candidates must: § Hold an excellent bachelor’s (1 or 2.1), or master’s degree (merit or distinction)

§ Hold an offer of a place, or be a currently registered student, for a full-time research degree at the University of Kent. Candidates can make their application to the University of Kent online at:

§ Be able to contribute to seminar teaching on one or more modules taught by the CHSTM (especially ‘Introduction to Literature and Science’).

Application Process

Applications should include: § research proposal § proposal and competence for area of seminar teaching § CV § covering letter § two academic references.

The closing date for receipt of applications is Monday 14 August 2006.

Candidates are strongly advised to look at the School of History web site ( to see areas of research compatible with staff interests and teaching areas to which they might contribute. Candidates are reminded that an application will not be considered until all documents have been received. It is the candidate’s responsibility to ensure that all documents, including references, are received by the Executive Officer by the closing date of Monday 14 August 2006.

Further information is available from Dr Charlotte Sleigh ([email protected])

Please send applications to:

Jackie Waller, Executive Officer School of History Room R N4.6 Rutherford College University of Kent Canterbury Kent, CT2 7NX

Email: [email protected]