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Masters in Health History

University of Strathclyde - Centre for the Social History of Health and Healthcare

Location: Glasgow
Salary: Not Specified
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 17th January 2019
Closes: 31st March 2019

The Centre for the Social History of Health and Healthcare Glasgow, a research collaboration between the University of Strathclyde and Glasgow Caledonian University, invites applications for fully-funded studentships on its M.Sc. in Health History programme. This is the outcome of an investment by the Wellcome Trust through its Master's Programme Awards in Humanities and Social Science scheme and additional funding committed by the universities.

Successful candidates will join the programme in September 2019 to study full-time for twelve months, details can be found here.

The CSHHH Glasgow was established in 2005 and is now Scotland's leading centre for research, training and teaching in the history of health and medicine. It numbers almost twenty staff, is home to a lively postgraduate community, and regularly hosts a range of events designed to draw scholars in the field from around the world to connect with its activities.

Applicants must be strongly committed to building a research career relevant to the themes covered by the Wellcome Trust’s Humanities and Social Sciences schemes.

To apply please provide the following:

  1. A brief cv of no more than one side of A4 that outlines information and achievements relevant to this opportunity. If the outcome of your first degree is yet to be decided please include a transcript of your Honours level marks to date and the title of your dissertation project. If your first degree has been awarded please include the transcript of marks and the title of your dissertation project.
  2. A clear proposal of no more than 300 words for a Master’s-level research project which is likely to form the foundation for doctoral study. Clearly state the central research question and the reasons why the project is likely to provide highly original outcomes in the field.
  • The name and address of two academic referees. These should be willing to provide a statement of support for your application if contacted.

All questions should be directed in the first place to the Centre's project manager, Caroline Marley. She should receive completed applications by 31 March 2019. A selection committee will meet to consider applications in April 2019.

The CSHHH Glasgow is committed to building a diverse and inclusive research environment, so welcomes applications from all sections of the community, in the UK, the EU, and around the world.

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