The successful candidate will work on a project entitled ‘Crossing Boundaries: The History of First Aid in Britain and France, 1909-1989’. The post is based at the University of Hull, working with the Principal Investigator, Dr Rosemary Wall. However, the Postdoctoral Research Associate (PDRA) will also benefit from the mentorship of the Co-Investigator, Professor Barry Doyle, at the University of Huddersfield, and the project team will meet together at least once every six weeks.
With a PhD in History, History of Medicine or a cognate discipline, the successful candidate will have reading knowledge of French, and will ideally be experienced in oral history research.
Research will include visiting archives and libraries in Paris and two other French cities, as well as archives in Britain.
The role requires understanding of twentieth-century social history as the PDRA will research and co-author at least one journal article on the impact of war and society on the policy, knowledge and practice of first aid.
The PDRA will also have the opportunity to propose and write a single-authored journal article which directly expands the goals of the project.
In addition, the PDRA will assist with:
- Oral history research and transcription
- recording and transcribing witness seminars to which current and past practitioners and policy makers will contribute
- co-organising engagement events such as a project conference and a forum,
- writing several blog posts for the project website.
|Faculty/Area:||Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences|
|Salary:||£32,600 to £37,768 per annum|
|Post Type:||Full Time|
|Closing Date:||Sunday 08 May 2016|
For further details of the post and how to apply go to https://jobs.hull.ac.uk/Vacancy.aspx?ref=FA0162
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