Job Opportunity – Head of Medical Humanities at the Wellcome Trust

Head of Medical Humanities: The Wellcome Trust c. £75,000 + excellent benefits Central London The Wellcome Trust aims to achieve extraordinary improvements in health; our Medical Humanities programme explores medicine in its cultural, social and historic contexts. As Head of Medical Humanities, you will lead the development of the funding portfolio to support research across Read the full article…

Postdoctoral Fellowship working with Hearing the Voice and the Durham Book Festival

This is an exciting short-term postdoc opportunity working with the Hearing the Voice project and with New Writing North. See here for the full link. Postdoctoral Research Associate, AHRC Cultural Engagement Fund: Hearing the Voice at the Durham Book Festival Durham University: Philosophy Location:                    Durham City Faculty/Division:       Arts and Humanities Grade                         Grade 7 Position Read the full article…

Editor Sought for the BMJ Medical Humanities Journal

Medical Humanities is a leading international journal that reflects the whole field of medical humanities.  The journal jointly owned by the Institute of Medical Ethics and the BMJ Group, seeks a new editor who will advance its national and international reputation and reach whilst maintaining its high standard of publication. Closing date for applications is Read the full article…

Advanced Research Fellowships in Medical Humanities – University of Exeter

The University of Exeter is offering up to 20 new Advanced Research Fellowships (3 year fellowship term leading to Lectureship), to support the University’s Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences (HASS) Research Strategy in the following thematic areas: • Environment and Sustainability • Global Uncertainties • Identities and Beliefs • Medical Humanities • Science, Technology and Read the full article…

Senior Lecturer in Medicine and English Literature (University of Exeter, apply by 12 December 2012)

The College of Humanities at the University of Exeter seeks to appoint a permanent full-time Senior Lecturer whose research explores the relationship between Medicine and English Literature from 1st September 2013 at the latest. The successful applicant will already hold a Ph.D. in an area of twentieth-century literary studies. S/he will be able to demonstrate Read the full article…

Job Opportunity: Senior Research Assistant in Eighteenth-Century Literature and Fashionable Diseases

Senior Research Assistant in Eighteenth-Century Literature and Fashionable Diseases Arts, Design and Social Sciences, Northumbria University Ref: ADS12/05 Salary: £25,449 – £30,929 Researchers at Northumbria University have been awarded a prestigious three-year Project Grant from the Leverhulme Trust for ‘Fashionable Diseases: Medicine, Literature and Culture, ca. 1660-1832′ with Newcastle University, and are seeking to appoint Read the full article…

Hearing the Voice: Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in English, Psychology, Philosophy

The Hearing the Voice project team is looking to appoint three Postdoctoral Research Fellows in the Departments of Philosophy, Psychology and English at Durham University to start from 1 October 2012 or as soon as possible thereafter. We are looking for highly motivated individuals capable of conducting internationally excellent research into voice-hearing, and for people Read the full article…

Research Associate to work on ‘Men in Sheds’ project (Lancaster University, Closing Date July 2 2012)

Division of Health Research, Lancaster University The Universities of Liverpool and Lancaster Collaboration for Public Health Research (LiLaC) Research Associate Grade 6 Part Time 0.60 fte (3 x days per week) We are seeking a highly motivated individual to provide long term sickness cover on a multi-centre project assessing the feasibility of evaluating an intervention Read the full article…

Readers/Professors in Engaged Humanities working with the Centre for Medical Humanities

There are several leading examples at Durham of trans-disciplinary engagement where research in the humanities has the potential to impact upon and transform practice in the social sciences and sciences. Durham University is seeking to appoint three Professors/Readers to build additional critical mass in these areas, linked directly with the work of either the Centre Read the full article…