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…

HIV Postdoctoral Research Positions (University of North Carolina)

Curing HIV is now a priority for both the US National Institutes of Health and the International AIDS Society. But there is limited social science and community engagement research that is essential for moving forward cure HIV research. Our UNC Chapel Hill team led by Dr Joe Tucker and Prof Stuart Rennie have an NIH Read the full article…

Jews Beyond Reason: Exploring Emotion, the Unconscious, and Other Dimensions of Jews’ Inner Lives (Call for applicants, Postdoctoral Fellowship, Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies 2015–2016)

Jews Beyond Reason: Exploring Emotion, the Unconscious, and Other Dimensions of Jews’ Inner Lives Postdoctoral Fellowship 2015–2016 Application Deadline: November 9, 2014 The mind, as the Jewish philosopher Philo of Alexandria recognized two thousand years ago, is not guided by rationality alone; it is also driven by appetite and by the passions, and from his Read the full article…

Are you Interested in Undertaking Postdoctoral Research at the Centre for Medical Humanities?

The Centre for Medical Humanities would like to advise eligible researchers of funding schemes to support postdoctoral work in medical humanities. Please see below for details of the fellowships available and for information on how to apply. Potential applicants are strongly encouraged to contact Centre Co-Director Professor Jane Macnaughton to discuss research proposals in the Read the full article…