History of Medicine Postdoctoral Fellowship, John Hopkins University

The Department of the History of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, seeks applicants for a two-year postdoctoral fellowship. The fellow will have teaching and administrative responsibilities in the department’s new online program in the history of medicine and protected time to pursue his or her research and writing. The successful candidate will have a proven record of teaching in the history of medicine, a strong research profile and excellent organizational skills. Candidates must have defended their PhD thesis by 31st May 2015.

Duties will include teaching and providing pedagogical and administrative support for online courses, including lecturing; managing online class discussions; grading; assisting with registration and advising; and liaising with faculty members and instructional designers. The fellow will pursue a sustained program of research and writing, mentored by Department faculty, and make satisfactory progress towards publication goals.

Closing date for applications: 31st March 2015. Skype interviews will be conducted in early April. The term of appointment is one year, beginning 1st July 2015, with the expectation of renewal for one further year assuming satisfactory performance.  Salary: $42,000 plus benefits.

Please send: cover letter; CV; statement of teaching philosophy; sample syllabus; dissertation chapter or other writing sample; and arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent directly to Ms. Frances Rudner atfrudner1@jhmi.edu. Questions: please contact Dr. Graham Mooney at gmooney3@jhmi.edu.

Johns Hopkins University is an AA/EOE and actively encourages applications from minority and women scholars. Note: the successful candidate for this position will be subject to a routine background check.

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