Tenure Track Assistant or Associate Professor in the History of Medicine Department, Johns Hopkins University

Johns Hopkins University

Job Type: Faculty, Tenure Track

Application Deadline: November 30, 2018


The Department of the History of Medicine of the Johns Hopkins University seeks applicants for the position of Assistant or Associate Professor (tenure-track) in the History of Medicine, with expertise in the history of disease, medicine, and/or public health extending beyond Europe and North America, to begin July 1, 2019. Work of particular interest to the Department includes transnational studies, focus on colonial and postcolonial medicine, and/or international and global public health. The Department is located in the Institute of the History of Medicine, which is part of the School of Medicine. Founded in 1929, the Institute of the History of Medicine is dedicated to promoting scholarship on the history of medicine, disease, and the health sciences, and their relation to society, and to fostering a lively and collegial intellectual community. In addition, the Institute seeks to bring historical perspectives to bear on contemporary health issues. Faculty members teach graduate and undergraduate courses in the Schools of Medicine, Arts and Sciences, and Public Health. Together with the Department of History of Science and Technology, located in the School of Arts and Sciences, the department runs a Ph.D. program in the History of Science, Medicine and Technology. The Institute possesses an extensive collection of primary and secondary sources on the history of medicine. The collection is a valuable resource for department faculty and students, and attracts visiting scholars from around the world.

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Posted: October 25, 2018