New Research Fellow position available

The Centre for History in Public Health are seeking to appoint a Research Fellow to work on a project on the contemporary history of the public health survey as part of Dr Alex Mold’s Wellcome Trust Medical Humanities New Investigator Award on the Place of the Public in Public Health in Britain since 1948. You will be expected to conduct research on the development of the health survey in Britain 1948-2010, especially as it relates to public health and public opinion. In addition, you will be expected to: present research findings to conferences, seminars and workshops and the media; and write a range of outputs, including peer-reviewed journal articles and non-academic outputs for practitioners and communities. You will be required to have a PhD (or equivalent) in history, experience of conducting historical research, ideally in a health context, as well as proven ability to write up research findings for dissemination in a range of formats for different audiences including websites, reports and as peer reviewed publications.

The appointment will be full time, commencing October 2015 until August 2018. Salary will be on the Research Fellow Scale, £37,106 – £42,139 (inclusive of London Weighting).

For informal enquiries please contact Alex Mold. Applications should be made on-line via our website at https://jobs.lshtm.ac.uk/Vacancy.aspx?ref=AM-RF2

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