The Johns Hopkins Department of the History of Medicine of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine invites applications for tenure-track faculty at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. The
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. 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.
A successful candidate will bring energy and enthusiasm to this broad array of learners and be successful at reaching a range of audiences. In addition to excellence in historical scholarship and teaching, they should also demonstrate the capacity to communicate the enduring relevance of historical analysis to potential audiences in clinical practice, health policy, and the general public. The Department of the History of Medicine is committed to diversity and equity; we seek candidates who will contribute to a climate that attracts and values students,
Applicants should submit a letter of application, C.V., statement of research interests, a sample syllabus, a chapter-length writing sample, and three letters of reference. Applications and related materials are due by November 15, 2020, via Interfolio submission. Application Link: https://apply.
Review of applications will begin November 15, 2020, and will continue until a suitable candidate is found.
Search Committee Chairs:
Mary Fissell, PhD
Jeremy Greene, MD, PhD