Jobs: Assistant Professor in Medical Humanities Nanyang Technological University

Young and research-intensive, Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) is ranked 13th globally. It is also placed 1st amongst the world’s best young universities.

The School of Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS) is the largest school at NTU and offers undergraduate and graduate degree programmes in a full range of disciplines.  Interdisciplinary learning and research is especially encouraged in HSS. Please visit the School website for more details.

Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Medical Humanities

The History Programme invites qualified academics to apply for a faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in the field of Medical Humanities. This position will be a joint appointment between the School of Humanities and Social Sciences (75%) and the Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine (25%). The Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine (LKCSOM) is a partnership between NTU and Imperial College London.  For further details, please visit the School’s website:

Degree and area of specialisation:

HSS and LKCSM seek to appoint a scholar within the field of “medical humanities” (history of medicine, medical sociology, medical anthropology, medical philosophy, or studies of global health). We particularly encourage applications by candidates whose research will complement our existing strengths in social studies of science and technology and “global Asia” and develop our research in interdisciplinary fields including: traditional and modern medicine in Asia; the cultural contexts of health and health care; cross-cultural studies of mental health; global health challenges; gender and health; environment and health; studies of reproductive and end-of-life health; or health policy. Although the precise specialization is open, some preference will be given to applicants whose work demonstrates relevance to Asia. The successful candidate will lead the Medical Humanities integrated theme at LCKSM. This will involve teaching existing medical humanities workshops to be delivered in years 1 and 2 of the medical curriculum and developing materials and activities for upper division medical students. A further responsibility of the post holder will be the maintenance and expansion of LKCSM’s medical humanities resources.

A PhD in a field related to one of the disciplines listed above is required.

Candidates should have excellent writing and oral communication skills, a strong publication record and substantial amount of teaching experience.

The successful applicant will contribute to the School’s development of the undergraduate and graduate curricula and will be expected to teach two courses per semester at the undergraduate and/or graduate levels.

Salary will be competitive and will commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University offers a comprehensive fringe benefit package.

Application Procedure
To apply, please refer to the Guidelines for Submitting an Application for Faculty Appointment ( and email your application package (consisting of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, personal particulars form, teaching and research statements, evidence of teaching effectiveness (if available), three selected reprint/preprints of publications, and the names and email addresses of three potential referees) to:

The Search Committee (Medical Humanities)
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
History Programme
14 Nanyang Drive
Singapore 637332

Applications sent via email should include a reference to “Assistant Professor (Medical Humanities)” in the subject line. Please send your enquiries about the position to the above email address.

Deadline for submission of all materials: 1 December 2016

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Jobs: Medical Historians for Collaborative Work

Clinician historian seeks help from medical historians for collaborative work involving research and editing/writing manuscripts for existing and de-novo projects. Proven track record of publishing in medical history journals is desired. Remuneration will depend on the amount of effort required, but is expected to be between several hundred to a few thousand dollars per project. Authorship or an acknowledgment statement will be included in any publication that results from this collaboration. This should be considered a moonlighting opportunity rather than a part-time job. Please inquire with

Jobs: Assistant/Associate Profess of Research Ethics, University of Kansas

Assistant/Associate Professor of Research Ethics
Position Number: J0087344
Department: History & Philosophy of Medicine
Part-Time/Full- Time: Full-time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Exempt Status: Exempt

The Department of History and Philosophy of Medicine is recruiting to its faculty a mid-level scholar in the history of science and medicine, medical ethics, science studies, or social sciences of science and medicine. The position will entail leadership of the KU Medical Center initiative for training and education in research ethics. The ideal candidate will have a record of research and publication in the appropriate discipline and a commitment to build a nationally-recognized body of scholarly work. This recruitment is a collaborative effort with the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research for the University of Kansas Medical Center.

A doctoral degree in the appropriate field and demonstrated leadership in research ethics is required. Candidates must have demonstrated the ability to pursue an independent line of research and publication appropriate to pursue tenure at the Medical Center. Expertise in responsible conduct of research and experience in an academic medical center are strongly favored.

Duties include the following:

• Assume responsibility for the direction and continued development of a campus-wide program of research ethics education, training and support
• Develop and lead a responsible conduct of research course for KUMC
• Help to develop research ethics within the School of Medicine curriculum and assist with elective medical student teaching and advising within the Department of History and Philosophy of Medicine
• Direct the departmental Clendening Summer Fellowships for 8-12 students annually
• Pursue grant funding for research in an appropriate discipline

To apply please go to here: and submit a cover letter, CV and 3 letters of reference.

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About KU Medical Center:

The University of Kansas Medical Center’s mission is to educate exceptional health care professionals through a full range of undergraduate, graduate, professional, postdoctoral and continuing education programs in the schools of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions. KU Medical Center also advances the health sciences through world-class research programs; provides compassionate and state-of- the-art patient care in an academic medical center environment; and works with communities in every Kansas county to improve the health of Kansans. Learn more at

Benefits: KU Medical Center proudly offers a competitive and comprehensive benefits package through the state of Kansas, with flexible options designed to meet the diverse needs of our faculty and staff. To learn more about our options for medical, vision, dental and other insurances, as well as our generous time off policies and retirement options, please visit

Jobs: Associate or Full Professor University of Nebraska-Lincoln

The Department of History at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks candidates for a new, endowed professorship in the history of medicine at the Associate or Full Professor rank. The successful candidate will serve as the Wilson Professor in the History of Medicine and as the Director of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Humanities in Medicine program. Scholars from any sub-field and any period in the history of medicine broadly are welcome to apply. The position requires a Ph.D., a demonstrated track record of excellent scholarship and teaching, as well as interest in leading an academic program. The position begins in August 2017. To be considered for the position, applicants must complete the Faculty/Administrative Information Form at, requisition F_150262, and upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and writing samples, and have three confidential letters of reference sent to Professor David Cahan, Chair, Search Committee, Department of History, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 612 Oldfather Hall, Lincoln, NE 68588-0327. Review of applications will begin onOctober 7, 2016, and will continue until the position is filled. For further information contact David Cahan at 402-472-2414 or The University of Nebraska is committed to a pluralistic campus community through affirmative action, equal opportunity, work-life balance, and dual careers. Se e