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Institute for Medical Humanities Opportunities


Job vacancies at IMH will be advertised via our social media and on the Durham University Vacancies Site.
 We will also consider supporting strong candidates to apply through PhD and postdoctoral research funding schemes - more information below.

Other opportunities like fellowships, residencies or opportunities to join advisory groups will be advertised via social media and our newsletter. Sign up to our newsletter here.

 

 

PhD Funding

IMH will consider supervising PhD students in medical humanities and supporting very strong candidates through the application process for the following PhD funding schemes 

All of these opportunities are highly competitive and candidates will need to be accepted by a host department at Durham University before completing their application. Therefore, University deadlines may be some time before the funding agencies advertised deadlines. You are advised to discuss potential project ideas with a suitable prospective supervisor at an early stage. 

If you have a PhD research proposal you would like to discuss the do get in touch via imh.mail@durham.ac.uk. Please include an outline of your research proposal (<500 words) and a one-page CV to help us assess your suitability. 

Postdoctoral Fellowships

IMH will consider supporting very strong candidates through the application process for the following postdoctoral funding schemes 

Although these are the main funding schemes for independent reseach in Medical Humanities, there are also many more small funds and schemes you may wish to consider. 

All funding schemes are highly competitive and there may be University restrictions which limit the numbers of applications supported. Therefore, University deadlines may be some time before the funding agencies advertised deadlines. You are advised to contact us to discuss research ideas well in advance of the deadline. 

If you have a research proposal you would like to discuss the do get in touch via imh.mail@durham.ac.uk. Please include an outline of your research proposal (<500 words) and a one-page CV to help us consider your proposal.