Hannah Chair in the History of Medicine

McMaster University invites applications from historians who demonstrate an outstanding early record of achievement for a tenure track appointment as the endowed Hannah Chair in the History of Medicine. McMaster University is a research-intensive university with a long standing reputation as Canada’s most innovative university. The Hannah Chair will be based in the Faculty of […] Read more

CSHM/CAHN 2013 Conference Report

The 2013 joint meeting of the Canadian Society for the History of Medicine and the Canadian Association for the History of Nursing took place in Victoria, BC from Saturday June 1 to Monday June 3. As a pre-conference kick off, and in the spirit of the joint meeting, Friday evening saw the staging of a […] Read more

Postdoc Fellowship in Philosophy of Biology at University of Calgary

The Department of Philosophy at the University of Calgary is accepting applications for a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Philosophy of Biology. Start date is flexible: between November 1, 2013 and March 31, 2014. Duration: the fellowship is for two years. Salary is $50,000 Canadian per year. During the two-year term, the fellow will work on […] Read more

Recrutement d’un Doctorant pour une Thèse sur L’histoire du Cancer

La thèse portera sur l’histoire de la lutte contre le cancer au XXe siècle et s’appuiera notamment sur les fonds d’archives des Centre anticancéreux de Nantes et d’Angers. À une analyse à l’échelle régionale, elle est susceptible d’associer une étude à l’échelle nationale et/ou internationale des acteurs et des dispositifs de la lutte contre le […] Read more

Call for Candidates: Postdoctoral Award, Nursing History Research Unit

The Nursing History Research Unit (NHRU) is offering a one-year postdoctoral scholarship with all the advantages of a postdoctoral award at the University of Ottawa. The appropriate candidate is invited to participate in a research project on the recruitment of new nurses to Canada. Library and Archives Canada holds a large number of documents from […] Read more