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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. Continue reading Job: History of Medicine at Yale

History of Psychology Job in Dublin

Trinity College DublinTrinity College Dublin (Ireland) is advertising a position for a permanent lectureship in the history and foundations of psychology. The post is summarized as follows:

The School of Psychology ( seeks to appoint a Lecturer in the History and Foundations of Psychology. Applications are sought from candidates who have a strong record of peer-reviewed publications and successful grant applications commensurate with their stage of career. The successful candidate will be expected to provide teaching in Introduction to Psychology and History of Psychology, Continue reading History of Psychology Job in Dublin

Job: Part-time curator at the British Science Museum

With over two million visitors each year and as the number one destination for educational groups, the British Science Museum aims to be the most admired museum in the world. Key to this ambition is raising the profile of psychology within the Museum’s exhibitions and programming. To that end, with the support of the British Psychological Society (BPS), they have created a part-time five year curatorial post.  Details here.

Job: Archivist at NIH and Stetten Museum

The Office of NIH History and Stetten Museum maintain documentary and artifact collections relating to the history of the National Institutes of Health. These collections consist of more than 30,000 prints and photographs, 2,000 instruments and artifacts, 400 books, and 1,500 linear feet of documents and audiovisuals. The Office preserves papers, photographs, and audio-visual materials, while the Stetten Museum collects, preserves, and interprets biomedical research instruments and technologies related to the work of the NIH, and non-scientific objects which place the NIH in historical and cultural context. Museum exhibits seek to educate the public about the process of twentieth century biomedical research and about its achievements, generally focusing on the research of NIH investigators as case studies.

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Indiana East U. History & Systems Position

Indiana East CampusIndiana East University in Richmond Indiana is offering a tenure-track position for a person possibly in history and systems of psychology. See the full announcement below.

Assistant Professor of Psychology

Academic year, tenure-track position with a teaching and research focus on one or more of the following: learning, cognitive psychology, history and systems, research methods, statistics, lifespan development, sensation and perception, neuroscience, and/or related areas; Ph.D. in Psychology required; experience developing and teaching online courses or a willingness and desire to learn preferred; interest in teaching general psychology, as well as a range of lower and upper level undergraduate courses expected. A record of supervising or the potential to supervise students in applied and/or research settings is desirable. Continue reading Indiana East U. History & Systems Position

Job: History of Science at Harvard

Annenberg HallThis also relates only tangentially to the history of psychology, but seemed worth noting in light of the committee’s interest in allied areas.

Pending budgetary approval, the Department of the History of Science at Harvard University is conducting an open-rank search in the 20th-century (and especially post-WWII) history of molecular biology, biotechnology, and/or the biomedical sciences. Candidates who work at the interface of history of science and related fields such as sociology and anthropology are also welcome to apply. Continue reading Job: History of Science at Harvard

Position at Oglethorpe U. (Atlanta)

Oglethorpe University in Atlanta, Georgia (USA) has opened a position in social psychology for which the History & Systems course is a teaching requirement:

Oglethorpe University, Atlanta, GA: The Department of Psychology invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in social psychology, beginning August 2008. The normal teaching load is 3-3, including Social Psychology, History and Systems of Psychology, and a two-semester research design/advanced experimental sequence. Continue reading Position at Oglethorpe U. (Atlanta)

Fellowship: Historical Roots of American Psychology

The American Antiquarian Society — a national research library of American history, literature, and culture through 1876 — welcomes applications for the Hench Post-Dissertation Fellowship.

The Hench Fellowship is a year-long residential fellowship at the AAS designed for scholars who are no more than three years beyond receipt of the doctorate. The purpose of the post-dissertation fellowship is to provide the recipient with time and resources to extend research and/or to revise the dissertation for publication. Any topic relevant to the Society’s library collections and programmatic scope — any aspect of American history and culture through 1876 — is eligible.

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