Associate Professor/Professor in the History of Medicine

The Institute for the Medical Humanities (IMH) at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston (UTMB), invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position, with rank negotiable based on experience. The successful candidate will join a multidisciplinary faculty in ethics, history, law, policy, literature, religious studies, and visual studies who engage in research and teaching of students in the health professions and graduate students in the biomedical sciences and humanities. The IMH also offers an ethics consultation service in the university’s hospitals. The IMH is home of the nation’s only Ph.D. program in medical humanities.

Candidates should have a Ph.D. degree in history with specialized interest in history of medicine or a related field. The candidate should be interested in teaching and research within a setting of interdisciplinary scholarship in medical humanities, ethics, social science and health policy. The successful candidate will be expected to teach medical and graduate students and conduct independent research in an area that complements the current research and scholarship of the Institute. Willingness to engage in interdisciplinary collaboration and potential to secure external grant funding are essential qualifications. An interest in health care for the underserved, health disparities and related research topics is highly desirable. Prior experience with cultural groups prominently represented among the patient population of UTMB is also highly desirable. Minimum of two plus years with teaching experience.  Salary and rank is based on experience.

Send letter of interest with description of experience and career goals along with curriculum vitae and contact information for three professional references to the Search Committee c/o Beverly Claussen at and reference job opening # 48373.

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