MA studentships and lectureships in the History of Science, Technology and Medicine


MA studentships and lectureships in the History of Science, Technology and Medicine (Kings College London)
Up to five full MA studentships will be offered by the History Department at Kings College London to excellent students taking the MA in Science, Technology and Medicine in History on a full-time basis.

These awards will be based on academic achievement and promise, and are available to UK, EU and overseas students. They will cover a full fee waiver and a maintenance bursary. For details of the MA programme see

We will also be offering a single four-year Hans Rausing MA + PhD studentship, on terms equivalent to those for AHRC studentships, for an outstanding student intending to progress from the MA to undertake a PhD in our department in the history of science and/or technology.

Applications should be made by email to Dr. Anna Maerker [], the admissions tutor for this MA, following formal application to the MA through the King’s admissions system. This should consist of a? brief c.v. focused on tertiary educational achievement, and a supporting statement of approximately 300 words outlining your reasons for wishing to pursue this MA. Applications must be received no later than 15 May 2013, and successful applicants will be notified by 15 June 2013.

For enquiries concerning the Rausing studentship please contact Professor David Edgerton [].

The Department of History at Kings College London seeks to appoint two lecturers in the History of Science, Technology and Medicine, to join the Centre for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine, which will be transferring from Imperial College to the Department in August 2013.

Applications are invited from excellent scholars with interests in any area of specialism within this broad field, from the early medieval period to the late twentieth century, and with a geographical focus in any part of the world. The successful candidate will be expected to produce world-leading research in their area of expertise, to teach at both undergraduate and MA level, to attract research students and external research funding, and to contribute to the development of CHoSTM at King?s as a leading centre of research and teaching in this field.
All candidates should have completed a PhD degree, and be in a position to make a strong contribution to the Department?s submission to the Research Excellence Framework (REF). They should be prepared both to teach specialist undergraduate and MA modules in their area of expertise and to contribute to the broader introductory and team-taught curriculum of the Department at both these levels.

For an informal discussion of the post please contact Dr Adam Sutcliffe on 020 7848 1775, or via email at , or Professor David Edgerton via email at .

The closing date for applications is 20 Feb 2013.
Interviews will be held on 19 March 2013.

For details of the post, see