Assistant Professor in the History of Medicine University of Warwick
The Department of History seeks to appoint an Assistant Professor in the History of Medicine for the period 1st September 2015 to 31st July 2017. You will conduct research and teaching in the History of Medicine both individually and in collaboration with colleagues within the Department, and across the University. You will be expected to build research networks in your specialism beyond the University. You will have a proven record of achievement in research, with clear potential for and/or demonstrated excellence in publication in an area or areas of the History of Medicine. You will undertake undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, including the supervision of undergraduate and postgraduate research work and the design and delivery of specific areas of research-led teaching. In particular, you will be able to convene, lead seminar and offer a portion of the lectures for either or both of two large undergraduate modules in the History of Medicine, ‘Kill or Cure: The History of Medicine and Health,’ a first-year module, and ‘From Cradle to Grave: Health, Medicine and Lifecycle in Modern Britain,’ a second-year module. You will have undergraduate teaching experience, and experience of/or potential to engage in postgraduate teaching. You will have knowledge of applying for funding, and the potential to participate in collaborative grant initiatives and management. You will be expected to participate as appropriate in the administration of the History Department, and to participate in and contribute to the activities of the Centre for the History of Medicine. All applications must be accompanied by a CV and covering letter. Writing samples and module outlines will be requested from candidates at a later stage of the recruitment process and should not be submitted with the initial application.
Please direct all informal inquiries to Professor Daniel Branch, Head of Department, at D.P.Branch@warwick.ac.uk. Closing date: 20 April 2015