Job Opportunity: Assistant Professor – Health Humanities (University of Toronto Scarborough, Canada)

The University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment in Health Humanities at the rank of Assistant Professor. The position will be held jointly in the Interdisciplinary Centre for Health and Society (ICHS) (49%) and in the Department of Anthropology (51%) and will commence on July 1, 2018. Please note: closing date Read the full article…

PhD Opportunities: Wellcome Trust Health and Wellbeing Studentships (University of Exeter)

Up to 12 PhD bursaries are available in 2018 for transdisciplinary research on health and wellbeing based in the Wellcome Centre for Cultures and Environments of Health at the University of Exeter. The Wellcome Centre for Cultures and Environments of Health opened in April 2017 with a £4.1m research grant from the Wellcome Trust with Read the full article…

Job Opportunity: Post-Doctoral Research Fellow (Anthropology, Life of Breath project, Durham University)

Life of Breath, a Wellcome Trust-funded interdisciplinary research project, are looking for a medical anthropologist to join the Durham team on an 18 month contract. They will contribute to our developing research on the relationship between embodiment, dance and mobility with relevance to people living with breathlessness and their carers. Applicants must have a PhD Read the full article…

Job Opportunity: Assistant Professor in Global Health Anthropology (Durham University)

Durham University is seeking to appoint an Assistant Professor in Global Health Anthropology to its Anthropology Department. With an outstanding reputation for excellence in teaching, research and employability of our students, ours is one of the very best Anthropology departments not just in the UK, but the world. We are currently 35th in the QS World Read the full article…

Postdoctoral appointments (Goldsmiths, Imperial College and Warwick)

We are recruiting 3 postdoctoral appointments to an exciting 4-year Wellcome Trust-supported Collaborative Project in the Medical Humanities, People Like You, awarded to Professors Sophie Day (Goldsmiths, Anthropology), Celia Lury (Warwick University, Centre for Interdisciplinary Methodologies) and Helen Ward (Imperial College London, School of Public Health). We aim to establish the cultural significance of new methods for Read the full article…

12-month Postdoctoral Research Position (Job Opportunity, University of York)

The Department of English at the University of York is delighted to offer the opportunity for a postdoctoral researcher to take up a 12 month full-time contract from the beginning of January 2018, working with Dr Alice Hall. The researcher will contribute to the ‘Cultures of Care’ project funded by the Academy of Medical Sciences Read the full article…

Postdoctoral Research Fellow – Medical Humanities (Job opportunity, University of Exeter)

The College of Humanities wishes to recruit a Postdoctoral Research Fellow to join the core team of the Wellcome Trust funded project ‘Waiting Times’. The project, led by Lisa Baraitser (Birkbeck) and Laura Salisbury (Exeter), investigates waiting as a cultural and psychosocial concept, and an embodied and historical experience, in order to understand the temporalities of Read the full article…

Life of Breath: History of Medicine Postdoc Vacancy (Job opportunity, Bristol)

The Life of Breath team at the University of Bristol are recruiting a postdoctoral research associate in history of medicine. The post, offered for 2 years, could examine the recent history of COPD, which has not so far been the subject of major historical study. However the PIs are also happy to discuss other ideas for research Read the full article…

University of Edinburgh Chancellor’s Fellowships in Biomedicine, Self and Society (Jobs, deadline 02 May 2017)

The University of Edinburgh’s Medical and Law Schools, as well as the School of Social and Political Science, are embarking on a new research programme in Biomedicine, Self and Society. The university has invested in four tenure-track Chancellor’s Fellowships to support this work. Two have been appointed, with the additional posts now advertised. Please follow Read the full article…

Job opportunity: BMJ Editor-in-Chief Medical Humanities

The Institute of Medical Ethics and BMJ are looking for the next Editor-in-Chief who can continue to shape Medical Humanities into a dynamic resource for a rapidly evolving field. Candidates should be active in the field, keen to facilitate international perspectives and maintain an awareness of trends and hot topics. The successful candidate will act Read the full article…