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Lecturer (History) - 156018

University of Strathclyde - School of Humanities

Location: Glasgow
Salary: £36,261 to £39,609
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 10th September 2018
Closes: 7th October 2018
Job Ref: 200669
 

FTE: 1.0 (35 hours/week)
Term:
 Open contract
Closing date:
 07/10/2018

We are seeking to appoint an extraordinary early career academic in post-1900 historical studies in one of our strategically important research areas, namely ‘Health and Well Being Across Time and Place’. This multi-disciplinary research area includes research that addresses how societies across the globe have understood, described and tried to achieve health and well-being during different periods of history.  It addresses how culture, politics, economics, migration and technological change have all influenced both disease patterns and society’s attempts to promote health.  By analysing historical experience of and knowledge about health and wellbeing, it seeks to inform today’s debates about how best to fight disease and promote healthy lifestyles. 

In order to apply, you should have:

  • A PhD and postdoctoral research experience; 
  • An emerging publication history in high quality academic journals; and 
  • Research interests which align with our areas of strategic priority 

The key area of strategic priority for this position is women’s health and reproduction, aligning with our new programmes in Gender Studies and enabling interdisciplinary teaching and research supervision. Interests in literary and/or film studies are also desirable.

Informal enquiries about the post can be directed to Maureen McDonald, PA to Head of School (maureen.mcdonald@strath.ac.uk).

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