Department of Philosophy, University of Durham Wellcome Prize PhD Studentship in History of Medicine (start 1 October 2004)

Applications are invited for this 3-year Wellcome Trust funded PhD studentship, tenable from 1 October 2004, from candidates holding, or being about to complete, a Master’s degree preferably in History of Medicine or History of Science, or in History. The successful candidate will carry out full-time research for his/her PhD on the topic “Clinical Science in Newcastle and Durham medical societies, 1848-1914” under the supervision of Professor Andreas-Holger Maehle. The candidate’s ability to contribute to the lively research culture of the Department of Philosophy and the University’s Centre for the History of Medicine and Disease ( will be essential. The studentship consists of a stipend (£14,247 p.a. in year 1, rising to £15,843 p.a. in year 3) plus £2,940 p.a. towards the payment of PhD fees.

For an outline of the project, please see

Informal enquiries may be made to Prof. A.-H. Maehle, e-mail: [email protected]

Applications including a covering letter, full CV, and two letters of reference should be sent to: Prof. A.-H. Maehle, Chair of History of Medicine and Medical Ethics, Dept. of Philosophy, University of Durham, 50 Old Elvet, Durham DH1 3HN, United Kingdom.

Closing Date for applications: 15 April 2004