Teaching Fellow in History of Science and Medicine

Leeds, United Kingdom
£33,199 to £39,609 p.a. pro rata
23 Aug 2019
End of advertisement period
26 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Are you an academic with proven abilities to carry out teaching in the area of History of Science and Medicine? Are you passionate about delivering an exceptional student experience to students in a research-intensive Russell Group University? Would you like to join and contribute to the vibrant History and Philosophy of Science (HPS) community at the University of Leeds, which is distinctively embedded within the interdisciplinary school of Philosophy, Religion and History of Science?

As a Teaching Fellow you will be responsible for the modules HPSC2150 ‘History of Science in 10 Objects’ and HPSC 1050 ‘Darwin, Germs and the Bomb’ (both taught in Semester 1); and HPSC1080 ‘Introduction to the History of Medicine’ (taught in Semester 2). (Details of these modules are available at You will also participate in the assessment of student work related to this teaching (including resits in the summer) and in the case of the Level 1 modules, you will supervise and mentor postgraduate tutors who will help with the tutorials. You will undertake teaching-related administration (e.g. preparation of module documentation; administration of Course Evaluation Questionnaires; module review; and so on). You will also be asked to supervise some undergraduate Final Year Projects and to make a substantial contribution to the MA Programme in the History of Science, Technology and Medicine. You will act as a personal tutor to some of the School’s undergraduates.

You will have a PhD in a relevant area and relevant teaching experience.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: 

Dr Scott Shalkowski, Deputy Head of the School of PRHS

Tel: +44 (0)113 343 3280; Mobile: 07595 614462


Location:      Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:      Faculty of Arts, Humanities & Cultures
School/Institute:      School of Philosophy, Religion & History of Science
Category:      Teaching
Grade:      Grade 7
Salary:      £33,199 to £39,609 p.a. pro rata
Working Time:      75% FTE
Post Type:      Part Time
Contract Type:      Fixed Term (from 15th September to 30 August 2020)
Closing Date:      Monday 26 August 2019
Downloads: Candidate Brief