2-year post-doc in the history of medicine at Kings College London

Kings College London invites applications for a position as Research and Teaching Associate in History of Science and Medicine.

This is a two-year, fixed term post with a split of 80% research and 20% teaching. The post-holder will be located within the Department of History and become a member of the Centre for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine.

Research will be conducted in association with a Wellcome Trust programme of research led by Dr Abigail Woods, on the theme of One Medicine: The connected histories of human and animal health, c1800-present. Applications are invited from scholars whose research already addresses this theme, or who would like to propose a plan of research on this topic to be conducted for the duration of the post. The successful candidate will work closely with Dr Woods and her associates in research, publications, outreach activities and conference organisation.

Teaching duties will comprise c.40 hours of contact time per year, devoted to medical undergraduate and history postgraduate teaching in the history of medicine. Applicants must hold a PhD. 

Closing date: 24 June.
Interview date: 7 Jul
Start date: 1 September.

Queries should be directed to Dr Abigail Woods, abigail.woods@kcl.ac.uk