Research Associate in History of Reproduction
Starting salary : £27,854–£36,298 pa
Limit of tenure : 2 years
The Department seeks to appoint a two-year postdoctoral Research Associate to contribute to a Wellcome Trust strategic award in the history of medicine on the theme ’Generation to Reproduction’. The successful candidate will carry out independent, full-time research on a topic within this broad theme in a historical period between 1550 and the present day. From this research s/he is expected to produce at least one substantial published article a year. The postholder will be based in the Department of History and Philosophy of Science and expected to participate fully in activities under the strategic award, including organizing an academic workshop and contributing to other events and outreach. There will be opportunities to undertake undergraduate and, if appropriate, postgraduate teaching.
The post is available from 1 September 2013 and is supported by a six-month probationary period. The successful candidate will have been awarded a PhD (or equivalent) in a relevant field of history of science and/or medicine before taking up the position.
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