Deadline July 9th for 1-year fixed term position Teaching Fellow in Global Health and Social Medicine – apply now!

Global Health & Social Medicine (formerly known as the Department of Social Science, Health & Medicine) is a unique interdisciplinary department at King’s founded in 2012. GHSM is already ranked within the top 10 of sociology departments in the UK. Its mission is to address the changing landscape of health and medicine from social science perspectives. We explore the complex social determinants of health, illness and ageing, and the relationship between advances in biomedicine and biotechnology with social and medical practices.

The Department invites applications for one Teaching Fellow position. The Teaching Fellow will be expected to contribute to teaching on our undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes.

You will have completed, or be close to obtaining a PhD in Global Health, Public Health, Sociology or another related social science discipline (applicants with a PhD in Philosophy can be considered as long as long as they can demonstrate an interest in thesocial sciences and/or overlap with social policies) . You must have relevant teaching experience and excellent communication skills. A postgraduate teaching and learning qualification in higher education would be an advantage.

The deadline for applications is midnight of Sunday 9th July. The selection process will include a presentation and a panel interview.

Interviews will be held on Thursday the 13th of July.

To apply for this post, you will need to register with the Hirewire system to enable you to download and submit the application form (please see Please note, should you wish to submit a CV or a short statement, you will need to copy & paste these documents at the bottom of the application form as the system will only accept one document to be uploaded.

This is a full time role.

This is a fixed term positions for 12 months.

Closing date: 09 July 2017

For inquiries about this position please contact Professor Karen Glaser, Head of Department:


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