Research Fellow in the History of Biology / Medicine
Call for applications
The University of Manchester
Salary: £38,511 to £47,328 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Contract / Temporary
Placed on: 11th November 2014
Closes: 15th January 2015
Job Ref: LSX-05516
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Faculty / Organisational unit: Life Sciences
School / Directorate: School of Life Sciences
Division: Education and HSTM
Employment type: Fixed Term
Duration: 24 months
Location: Manchester City Centre
Salary: £38,511 to £47,328 p.a.
Hours per week: Full time
The Centre for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine (CHSTM) offers this position to pursue independent research and scholarly publications in the history of the biological sciences, (including medicine), post 1800. The positions are supported by the Williamson Fund, which was established to further the study of these subjects at the University. Start date is September 2015.
This post would suit a historian of modern biology and/or medicine, broadly construed. You will be expected to specify a research question and/or area of research, and are encouraged to send up to two samples of work with their completed application. We are particularly interested in work in or across the following areas: ecology and environmental sciences; biomedical sciences; botany and zoology; global health; molecular biology; and biomedicine and its publics.
Informal enquiries can be made to Dr Ian Burney.
Telephone: 0161 275 5871
The University of Manchester values a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. Further particulars
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