vendredi 29 janvier 2021

Poste à l'Université de Cambridge

Fixed-Term Lectureship in History of Modern Medicine - University of Cambridge

Call for applications


Applications are invited for a Fixed-Term Lectureship in History of Modern Medicine to start on 1 September 2021. Appointment will be made at Point 49 (£41,526) on the University Lecturer scale and will be for a period of three years while Professor Nick Hopwood holds a Leverhulme Major Research Fellowship to work on 'The Many Births of the Test-Tube Baby'.

Applicants should hold a PhD in a relevant discipline and be able to provide outstanding teaching and research in history of medicine since 1800. We especially welcome applicants whose expertise would expand the range of histories and geographies currently encompassed in the Department's teaching programme. The postholder will be expected to give lectures and lead seminars at undergraduate and master's level, to supervise coursework (assessed essays and dissertations) and to perform other departmental duties including those associated with assessment, examination and running seminars or reading groups. They will also be expected to publish and otherwise communicate their research in such a way as to maintain the Department's national and international reputation for excellence in history of health and medicine.

Please be aware that present conditions may dictate periods of home-working, but that the candidate should be available for office-based work in Cambridge.

Due to the funding position for this post, the successful applicant will be appointed at Point 49 (£41,526) of the salary scale, with the salary rising in annual increments, in line with the University's pay policies and procedures. The funds are available until 31 August 2024 in the first instance. The post is supported by a two-year probationary period.

Applications should include: 1. A full CV, including details of teaching experience; 2. a list of publications; 3. statements about current and proposed research; 4. two samples of recent work; 5. the names of three referees.

· Closing date for applications is midnight (GMT) on 28 February 2021
· Interviews will take place in late March 2021, most likely virtually
· Start date is 1 September 2021

For further information and how to apply visit

Inquiries can be addressed to Please quote reference JN25373 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

For information on the Department of History and Philosophy of Science see, for our history of medicine programme and for more on the University of Cambridge --

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