Postdoctoral Research Assistant, ‘Diseases of Modern Life: C19th Perspectives’, Oxford

Posted on June 14th, 2017 by Hannah Tweed

Postdoctoral Research Assistant in 19th-Century History of Medicine/Science/Culture

University of Oxford, Gibson Building

Deadline for applications: 30th June 2017

Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Assistant to join the team working on the European Research Council funded project, ‘Diseases of Modern Life: 19th Century Perspectives’. The post is full-time and will be fixed-term from 18 October 2017 (or as soon as possible thereafter) for the remainder of the grant which finishes on 31 January 2019.

The postholder will work under the direction of Professor Sally Shuttleworth, and will be expected to produce a monograph, or series of articles, relating to the project research, present their research at UK and international conferences, assist with media activity, and help organise public engagement activities.

Candidates should have been awarded a PhD in a relevant field (such as history of medicine or science, or literature) by the time of taking up the post. You should show outstanding academic promise, and be willing to assist in the organisation of seminars, workshops and conferences, and contribute to the general running of the project.

Applications must be submitted online. You will be asked to upload a CV, supporting statement, an outline of a potential book project or series of articles, and a sample of written work. Please ensure all documents are uploaded as PDF files. Please quote the following vacancy reference number in all correspondence: 129050.

Candidates should ask two referees to submit reference letters directly to the Project Administrator, Alyson Slade, using the email address below, by the closing date.

The deadline for receipt of applications is 12.00 noon on Friday 30 June 2017. It is hoped that interviews will be held in the last two weeks of July 2017.

Grade 7: Salary in the range £31,076 – £32,958 p.a.

www.recruit.ox.ac.uk/pls/hrisliverecruit/erq_jobspec_version_4.jobspec?p_id=129050

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