Research Fellow in Centre for History in Public Health 138 views

We are seeking to appoint a Research Fellow to conduct research into the
history of the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) with
particular reference to its relationship with colonialism. 

The role holder will work with members of the Centre for History in Public
Health and an advisory group to investigate how colonialism framed the
activities of the LSHTM, including areas such as: the origins of the LSHTM;
funding and financing; the geographies and nature of research conducted; the
curriculum; the backgrounds of staff and students.  This role will include
archival research and work with other primary and secondary sources.  In
addition, the role holder will be expected to organize events on the history of
the LSHTM and the influence of colonialism and work with LSHTM staff and
students to further understanding of the history of the LSHTM and

The appointee must hold a postgraduate degree, ideally a doctoral degree, in
a relevant field such as history, post-colonial studies or area studies and
have previous experience of having worked with archival sources. They must have
the proven ability to work independently, as well as collaboratively as part of
a research team, and proven ability to meet research deadlines. Further
particulars are included in the attached job description.

The position is held within the Centre for History in Public Health, located
in the Department of Public Health, Environments and Society within the Faculty
of Public Health and Policy.

The appointment will be full-time for 12 months from start date and will be
based in London. The salary will be on the Academic Pathway scale, Grade 6,
salary range £39,304- £44,634 per annum inclusive and will be subject to LSHTM
terms and conditions. Annual leave entitlement is 30 working days per
year. In addition, there are discretionary “Director’s Days”. Membership of the
Pension Scheme is available.

Applications should be made on-line via our website at The reference for this post is PHP-PHES-2019-07. Any
queries regarding the application process may be addressed to
Applicants should also include a CV with a list of publications (if applicable),
and the names and email details of two referees who may be contacted
immediately if shortlisted. Any queries regarding the post should be addressed

The supporting statement section should set out how your qualifications,
experience and training meet each of the selection criteria. Please provide one
or more paragraphs addressing each criterion. The supporting statement is an
essential part of the selection process and thus a failure to provide this
information will mean that the application will not be considered. An answer to
any of the criteria such as “Please see attached CV” will not be considered
acceptable. Please
note, if you are shortlisted but are unable to attend the interview it may not
be possible to offer you an alternative date.

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