Join Our Team! Associate Editors wanted for the Centre for Medical Humanities Blog

Founded in 2010, the CMH blog has published some fantastic posts, won awards, help establish connections between researchers in the field, and attracted 8500 followers. But we know we can do more, and that it’s time for a revamp. We are seeking a team of part-time Associate Editors to help revitalise the site and invigorate Read the full article…

Job opportunity: 3 year Postdoc to work on ‘Pathologies of Solitude, 18th – 21st century’

The School of History at Queen Mary University of London wishes to recruit a three-year Postdoctoral Research Assistant to work on a Wellcome Trust funded research project,  ‘Pathologies of Solitude, 18th – 21st century’, led by Professor Barbara Taylor (PI). This project, which begins in September 2018, is a four-year investigation into changing perceptions of Read the full article…

Job Opportunity: 3 yr Postdoc to work on ‘Sexual Violence, Medicine, and Psychiatry’

This is an exciting opportunity for an outstanding postdoctoral researcher to join the core team of the new Wellcome Trust-funded Investigator Award on ‘Sexual Violence, Medicine, and Psychiatry’. This project, led by Professor Joanna Bourke (Birkbeck), brings together an interdisciplinary team to investigate the medical and psychiatry aspects of sexual violence, including rape and sexual abuse. Read the full article…

Job opportunity: Exhibition Project Officer (Durham)

Would you like to join the Life of Breath team at Durham University? We are looking for an Exhibition Project Officer to coordinate the delivery of our exhibition, Catch Your Breath. The Life of Breath Exhibition Project Officer will work on the development, installation, events programme, touring and evaluation of the exhibition, which is based Read the full article…

Job Opportunity: Director of the Culture, Health and Wellbeing Alliance

The Director of the Culture, Health and Wellbeing Alliance will be responsible for developing the organisation over the next four years, from its launch as a new Arts Council National Portfolio Sector Support Organisation to its establishment as an independent charity. Role: DIRECTOR of the Culture, Health and Wellbeing Alliance Hours: Part time, 3 days per week Read the full article…

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…