Lectureship in History of Modern Medicine
University of Cambridge
United Kingdom

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 masters 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 post is supported by a two-year probationary period.

Fixed term: The funds for this post are available until 31 August 2024 in the first instance.

Click the 'Apply' button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

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.

If you upload any additional documents, which have not been requested, we will not be able to consider these as part of your application.

If you have any questions about the application process, please contact Louisa Russell, HR Coordinator, email: hpsjobs@hermes.cam.ac.uk.

Please quote reference JN25373 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.


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