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We’re Hiring!

The 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 Professor. The Department is committed to broadening the history of health and medicine, and seeks a new colleague to address areas not covered by existing faculty, specifically in the history of medicine, health and healing in East Asia, Southeast Asia, South Asia, and sub-Saharan Africa, or other geographical areas which would extend the reach of our Department. We seek a scholar whose research is innovative and agenda-setting. Our teaching remit stretches across several divisions of the University, including PhD and online MA students within our department’s degree-granting programs, MD and MPH students within the broader schools of medicine and public health at Johns Hopkins, and undergraduates and graduate students through joint appointment in the Program of History of Science, Medicine, and Technology at the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences. A successful candidate will bring energy and enthusiasm to this broad array of learners; in addition to excellence in historical scholarship and teaching they should also demonstrate a willingness to communicate the relevance of historical analysis to a variety of audiences across Johns Hopkins and beyond. 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, faculty, and collaborators of all ethnicities, nationalities, and genders. 

Applicants must have defended a PhD by July 1, 2022; applications and related materials are due by October 15, 2021.  

The full job announcement and application instructions can be found at the link below. Please share widely!

https://apply.interfolio.com/92751 

New project unites digital humanities, Black studies, and data and computation

Black Beyond Data, a new project backed by a $300,000 Mellon grant, will seek to create an open resource for scholars to combat racial injustice through digital humanities.

A huge congratulations to our very own Sasha White (Co-PI) and everyone involved with this Mellon award! We can’t wait to see the important impact of this project.

Read more: https://hub.jhu.edu/2021/07/15/jessica-marie-johnson-black-beyond-data/