Job: History of Medicine at Yale

Yale University seeks a Lecturer in the history of medicine for a one-year term to begin July 1, 2008, with the possibility of renewal for a second year. Historians working on any geographic area of the history of medicine, broadly defined, since the 18th century are invited to apply.

The primary appointment will be in the Section of the History of Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, and duties will include undergraduate and graduate teaching in the Yale Program in the History of Science and Medicine. Applications should be sent as soon as possible, and will be considered on a rolling basis as they are received.
Applicants should send a curriculum vitae, a brief statement about their work and teaching interests, and names and contact information of two scholars who may be consulted for references, either by email to

Ewa Lech:

or by post to

John Harley Warner
Chair, Section of the History of Medicine
Yale University School of Medicine
P.O. Box 208015
New Haven, CT 06520-8015.

For questions, please contact Ewa Lech by email or by phone at 203-785-4338/4701.

Yale University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and actively encourages applications from minority and women scholars. Ph.D. required at the time of appointment.

About Jeremy Burman

Jeremy Trevelyan Burman is a senior doctoral student in York University’s Department of Psychology, specializing in the history of developmental psychology and its theory (especially that pertaining to Jean Piaget). Prior to returning to academia, he was a producer at the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.