BRANDEIS UNIVERSITY. The Departments of Sociology and History invite applications for an interdisciplinary two-year Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship beginning 2004-2005.

We seek applicants with interests in the history of medicine, broadly conceived. Ph.D. must be in hand by commencement of fellowship. The postdoctoral fellowship will include mentoring by faculty, research opportunities, and teaching one course per semester.

The fellowship stipend is $46,350 in 2004-2005 and $48,668 in 2005-2006. The position comes with benefits, a research fund of $5,000 per year and a modest allowance for moving expenses. Brandeis is a Ph.D. granting university in the Boston area, with a very active undergraduate interdisciplinary major in “Health: Science, Society and Policy.”

Please send a cover letter describing research plans, C.V., 3 letters of recommendation, evidence of teaching ability and experience, and two samples of written work to: Peter Conrad, Chair, Department of Sociology, M.S. 071, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454-9110 USA.

As an EEO/AA employer, Brandeis University is committed to building a diverse faculty and encourages applications from women and minority candidates. First consideration will be given to candidates whose applications are received by January 15, 2004.