Postdoctoral Fellowship in the History of Medicine 2017-18

History of Medicine - Postdoctoral Fellowship

The Department of the History of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, seeks applicants for a one-year postdoctoral fellowship. The fellow will have teaching and administrative responsibilities in the department’s online program in the history of medicine and protected time to pursue his or her research and writing. The successful candidate will have a proven record of teaching in the history of medicine; online experience an asset; a strong research profile; and excellent organizational skills. Candidates must have defended their PhD thesis by June 15, 2017.

Duties will include teaching as well as pedagogical and administrative support for online courses, including lecturing; managing online class discussions; grading; assisting with registration and advising; and liaising with faculty members and instructional designers. The fellow will pursue a sustained program of research and writing, mentored by Department faculty, and make satisfactory progress towards publication goals.

Closing date for applications: March 31, 2017. Skype interviews will be conducted in early April. The term of appointment is one year, beginning July 1, 2017. Salary: $47,484 plus benefits.

Please send: cover letter; CV; statement of teaching philosophy; sample syllabus; dissertation chapter or other writing sample; and arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent directly to Ms. Frances Rudner at Questions: please contact Dr. Graham Mooney at

Johns Hopkins University is an AA/EOE and actively encourages applications from minority and women scholars. NOTE: The successful candidate for this position will be subject to a routine background check.