Professor of History of Medicine

Washington University

Job Type: Faculty, Tenure Track

Application Deadline: October 15, 2014

The Department  of History at Washington University in St. Louis invites applications for an historian of medicine starting in the fall of 2015.  The search is at the rank of tenure-track assistant Professor.  A PhD in hand by August 1, 2015 and evidence of scholarly potential are required.  Area and chronological expertise are open.  The successful candidate will teach an introductory course in the history of medicine, prepare classes in her/his area of specialization, be active in research and publication, perform university service, and contribute to a growing community of faculty interested in the medical humanities.  Please send a letter of application, c.v., and three letters of reference (under separate cover) via email to or via postal mail to the Chair, History of Medicine Search Committee, Department of History, Washington University, 1 Brookings Dr., Campus Box 1062, St. Louis, MO  63130.  Screening of applications will begin on October 15, 2014, and will continue until the position is filled.  Washington University is an AA/EOE and is strongly committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty.

Posted: August 22, 2014