Post-Doctoral Research Associate in The History of Humanitarian Medicine (DHM)

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Manchester, ENGLAND
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 22 May 2024

An exciting opportunity has arisen at the University of Manchester from the Wellcome Discovery Award ‘Developing Humanitarian Medicine (DHM): From Alma Ata to Bio-Tech, a History of Norms, Knowledge Production and Care, 1978-2020’ (226515/Z/22/Z) directed by Professor Bertrand Taithe at the Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute (HCRI).

This project, on the history of humanitarian medicine as a set of emergency interventions, seeks to generate significant shifts in understanding its scientific and organisational specificity and role in developing clinical norms, debating a ‘rights-based’ approach to health access and leading campaigns for access to drugs while deploying bespoke biotechnological tools.

What you will get in return:

  • Fantastic market leading Pension scheme
  • Excellent employee health and wellbeing services including an Employee Assistance Programme
  • Exceptional starting annual leave entitlement, plus bank holidays
  • Additional paid closure over the Christmas period
  • Local and national discounts at a range of major retailers

As an equal opportunity employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of age, sex, gender (or gender identity), ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status.  All appointments are made on merit.

Our University is positive about flexible working – you can find out more here

Hybrid working arrangements may be considered.           

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