HUMANITIES DIVISION (FACULTY OF MODERN HISTORY)
University Lecturership in the History of Medicine In association with St Cross College
Applications are invited for the above post, tenable from 1 October 2005. The successful candidate will be offered a non-stipendiary official fellowship with St Cross College. The salary will be according to age, on a university scale, to a maximum of £45,707 per annum.
The successful candidate will have a high standard of research ability and a record of successful teaching with a wide range of teaching interests.
Candidates should have a research specialism in an area of the history of medicine in a non-Western context. This specialism links to the research strategy and international reputation of the Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine, Oxford, recently endorsed by the grant of a major Strategic Award by the Wellcome Trust. The new lecturer will be based at the Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine.
The appointee will participate in the delivery of the highly successful and expanding M.Sc./M.Phil. in the History of Science, Medicine, and Technology (which has a specific `stream’ in the history of medicine), and undertake some teaching for the new M.Sc. in Medical Humanities, as well as supervising doctoral students. The appointee will also, along with the Director of the Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine, co-manage and develop research initiatives, seminars, and conferences.
Further particulars may be obtained from the Administrator, Modern History Faculty, Broad Street, Oxford OX1 3BD (telephone: Oxford (2)77253, e-mail: [email protected]), or can be downloaded from http://www.admin.ox.ac.uk/fp/. Applicants should send ten copies of their application (or one only from candidates overseas) to the Chairman of the Modern History Faculty Board at the above address by 4 p.m. on 5 November. Note that applications cannot be accepted by e-mail. Candidates are asked to arrange for three references to be sent to the above address by the closing date.