Senior Lecturer in the History of Medicine Department of History

Ref: AA04496

The Department of History at the University of York intends to nominate an outstanding individual to the Wellcome Trust, under its University Awards Scheme, for appointment as a Senior Lecturer in the History of Medicine from 1 October 2005. The scheme allows three years of full-time research, after which the successful candidate also assumes teaching and administrative responsibilities. We are ideally looking for a candidate with interests in the history of health policy in Britain during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, but those with other specialisms are also encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will have the experience in research, teaching and administration suitable for appointment at Senior Lecturer level, will have a clearly defined research project with outcomes to be published in the first five years in post, will be capable of developing the use of relevant resources in the Borthwick Institute for Archives, and will demonstrate the ability to establish effective research links across the University.

The Department of History is judged ‘Excellent’ for teaching and achieved a 5A ranking in RAE 2001. The successful candidate will play a key role in the Department’s Modern School and in the development in initiatives in the History of Medicine.

Informal inquiries may be made to the Head of Department, Professor Mark Ormrod, e-mail: [email protected].

The salary will be in the range £37,558 – £42,573 per annum within the Senior Lecturer salary scale.

The closing date for receipt of applications is Thursday 9 December 2004.

For further particulars and details of how to apply, please see our website at: or write to the Personnel & Staff Development Office, University of York, Heslington, York YO10 5DD, quoting reference number AA04496.

The University of York is committed to diversity and has policies and developmental programmes in place to promote equality of opportunity. It particularly welcomes applications from ethnic minority candidates.