Associate in the History of Biology and Medicine

The University invites applications for the above post, which is to work on a Wellcome Trust funded project on the dog in science and medicine in the twentieth century, focusing particularly on genetics and physiology. The post is available from September 2013 and tenable for up to 24 months, subject to the satisfactory completion of a probationary period.

You will join a group whose members are also working on the dog in veterinary medicine and the behavioural sciences, and on changing popular and professional practices of dog breeding, feeding, training and health care.

This post would suit scholars with a background in the history of biology, the history of the biomedical science, or the history of medicine. You must have completed or shortly hold a PhD (or equivalent) in the history of biology, or the history of the biomedical science, or the history of medicine, or cognate area. You will have demonstrable capacity for post-doctoral level researching, preparing and writing high-level outputs in print and other media.

Closing date:21/07/2013.

Informal enquiries can be made to Professor Michael Worboys ( ) or Dr Neil Pemberton (

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