Fellowships: Postdoctoral Fellowship University of Ottawa

Postdoctoral Fellowship in History of Medicine, University of Ottawa, beginning September 1, 2019

The University of Ottawa, Faculty of Medicine, invites applications for a one-year postdoctoral fellowship in History of Medicine, renewable for a second year, to begin September 1, 2019. We welcome applications from candidates who hold a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in History and whose work deals with any aspect of the history of medicine, broadly defined.

Scope and Expectations:
Postdoctoral appointments at the University of Ottawa involve substantial full-time research and scholarship. It is expected that the postdoctoral fellow will undertake research in his/her/their
area of specialization and disseminate the results. In addition, there will be opportunities to collaborate on a research project with the supervisor, Susan Lamb, and to contribute to the
Faculty of Medicine’s Medicine, Humanities and Ethics Program as a content expert and/or workshop facilitator. There are no formal teaching obligations.

Applicants must have received the Ph.D. in History or equivalent degree. The Ph.D. must be in hand by August 31, 2019 and must have been awarded in the last four years.
The University of Ottawa is a bilingual institution, English and French, and research activities may be conducted in either language; the fellow should have a working knowledge of the other

The successful candidate will be housed in the Department of Innovation in Medical Education (DIME) under the supervision of Dr. Susan Lamb, Jason A. Hannah Chair in History of
Medicine at the University of Ottawa. The stipend is $50,000 and a research/travel allowance of $3000.

Application Procedure:
Please submit all materials listed below by mail or electronically to the research supervisor:

Dr. Susan Lamb
History of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine
Room RGN-2109
University of Ottawa
451 Smyth Road
Ottawa ON K1H 8M5

1. Letter of introduction that indicates your research experience in History of Medicine and professional objectives for the next 2 years
2. Curriculum vitae
3. Contact information for three people who can provide academic recommendations
4. Documentation that your Ph.D. has been awarded OR a statement from your doctoral advisor (or other suitable person) to confirm that the dissertation will be filed by August 31, 2019

To ensure full consideration, please submit all materials by May 31, 2019. Applications will be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled.

For questions about the position, please contact the research supervisor, Susan Lamb, at slamb@uottawa.ca.
All applications will be acknowledged. Any information you send us will be handled respectfully
and in complete confidence.
Before applying, please review the University of Ottawa’s policies on postdoctoral fellowships at: https://www.uottawa.ca/graduate-studies/postdoctoral-fellows/policies

The University of Ottawa is an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage applications from women, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities.
According to government policy, all qualified candidates are invited to apply; however, preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

Please notify us of any particular adaptive measures you might require by contacting Mr. Phil Thomson, Senior Administrative Officer of DIME, at dime@uottawa.ca.

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