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…

Mental health of children and adolescents: opportunities for Early Career Researchers (CfA, Ludwig Boltzmann Gesellschaft, Austria)

Are you interested in contributing to novel, ground-breaking solutions in the mental health of children? Ludwig Boltzmann Gesellschaft is looking for open minds to join their Open Innovation in Science initiative. Ludwig Boltzmann Gesellschaft (LBG) is an independent Austrian research organisation with 600 employees and a major focus on health sciences. We are looking for Read the full article…

Postdoctoral Fellowships in Medical Humanities and Social Sciences (CfA, University of Leeds)

The University of Leeds has been awarded a grant of £1.25m over 5 years from the Wellcome Trust ISSF to support biomedical and related research, which has been matched by an equal investment by the University. A major component of this funding will support early career researchers in order to enable them to realise their Read the full article…

Call for New Members: METADAC Data Access Committee (Deadline: 14 Nov 2016)

The METADAC (Managing Ethico-social, Technical and Administrative issues in Data ACcess) Data Access Committee is currently accepting applications from researchers (qualitative and quantitative), clinicians, legal experts and non-academic/lay representatives for membership of the Committee. The METADAC is a multi-agency multi-study designed to establish an independent mechanism for the efficient and effective governance of access to Read the full article…

Rethinking Sexology: Post-doctoral and doctoral funding opportunities at the University of Exeter

“Rethinking Sexology – The Cross-Disciplinary Invention of Sexuality: Sexual Science Beyond the Medical, 1890-1940” This major five-year Wellcome Trust-funded Joint Investigator Award project (2015-2020), led by Professor Kate Fisher (History) and Jana Funke (English) at the University of Exeter, seeks to reconsider the emergence of the scientific study of human sexuality in the late nineteenth- Read the full article…

Call for Researchers — Medicine Galleries (CfA, Science Museum, London)

Deadline for applications May 15th, 2016 We are developing major new Medicine Galleries to showcase thousands of objects from our medicine collections for the next generation. Thanks to the initial financial support from the Wellcome Trust, the Heritage Lottery Fund, and the Wolfson Foundation, these six new galleries will open in 2019, transforming much of Read the full article…

2 PhD candidates ‘social studies of medicine’ (CfA, Maastricht University, 20 April 2016)

Applicants are invited for two 4 year PhD positions within the project ‘The birth of the digital doctor? A comparative anthropology of medical techno-perception’.  The project is funded by the European Research Council (Starting Grant), awarded to the principal investigator, Dr. Anna Harris. Research project Digital technologies are reconfiguring medical practices in ways we still Read the full article…

Lecturers in Medical Humanities (CfA, University of Exeter, 14th April 2016)

The University of Exeter is a Russell Group university that combines world-class research with very high levels of student satisfaction. We are recruiting ambitious academics to increase our research power in key areas. We have a strong commitment to inter-disciplinary research aimed at addressing complex global challenges and give our academics the freedom to pursue Read the full article…

Two-Year Postdoctoral Fellowship in Medical Humanities (CfA, Lund University, 1 April, 2016)

Lund University was founded in 1666 and for a number of years has been ranked among the world’s top 100 universities. The University has 41 000 students and 6 900 staff based in Lund, Helsingborg and Malmö. We are united in our efforts to understand, explain and improve our world and the human condition. The Read the full article…