Events and Outreach Officer in History of Medicine, University of Cambridge

University of Cambridge Department of History and Philosophy of Science Generation to Reproduction programme Events and Outreach Officer in History of Medicine (60% full-time)

Starting salary: £27,428-£29,099 p.a. pro rata

The post is available from 1 January 2012, or as soon as possible thereafter, and runs until 30 September 2014.

The closing date for applications is 25 November 2011.

We seek to appoint a part-time (60%) events and outreach officer to support and initiate activities under a Wellcome Trust strategic award in the history of medicine on the theme ‘Generation to Reproduction’ (2009-14). The programme is based in the Department of History and Philosophy of Science and brings together researchers from across the University. It involves academic seminars, workshops and conferences plus public engagement linked to our research. This has so far included an exhibition on ‘Books and Babies’, a film series at the Arts Picturehouse, and a debate on funding IVF. The successful candidate will organize events, handle general publicity, help with certain specific aspects of grant administration and, above all, take the initiative in imaginatively expanding our outreach. S/he will play a crucial role in facilitating, coordinating and enhancing activities under the grant. More information: .