Postdoctoral Research Associate
College of Humanities - Centre for Medical History, Department of History
The University of Exeter is a Russell Group university that combines world-class research with very high levels of student satisfaction. Exeter has over 21,000 students from more than 130 different countries and is in the top 1% of universities in the world with 98% of its research rated as being of international quality. Our research focuses on some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today.
The College wishes to recruit a full-time Postdoctoral Research Associate to support the work of Professor Jonathan Barry and Dr Peter Elmer on the project, 'The Medical World of Early Modern England, Wales and Ireland c.1500-1715'. This full time Wellcome Trust funded post is available for twelve months from 1 September 2017 to 31stAugust 2018. The successful applicant will be responsible for developing the Microsoft Access database associated with the project (containing information on over 30,000 medical practitioners), to enable it to answer the project's research questions and to provide a publicly accessible resource at the end of the project, as well as conducting some archival research and historical analysis associated with the database.
The successful applicant will be able to present information on research progress and outcomes, communicate complex information, orally, in writing and electronically and help to prepare proposals and applications to external bodies.
or further information please contact Prof. Jonathan Barry, e-mail J.Barry@ex.ac.uk.
Interviews are expected to take place in mid-July.
The University of Exeter is an equal opportunity employer. We are officially recognised as a Disability Confident employer and an Athena Swan accredited institution. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce.
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