Job vacancy: professor in the history of psychiatry at Utrecht University

Utrecht University is looking for a chair in the History of Psychiatry. The chair is part of a partnership between the faculties of Humanities and Medicine. The professor will be appointed for five years (0.4 FTE).

Thematically, the chair is in line with the topics researched within the Cultural History group, such as the history of knowledge, history of science and university history. The chair also fits with interdisciplinary developments in education and research in the field of Medical Humanities.

The professor will contribute to education in the Department of History at bachelor’s and master’s level, on the history of psychiatric/psychological themes and on the history of science. Within the Faculty of Medicine, the chair holder will contribute to bachelor’s and master’s education in neuroscience and psychiatry. Research will involve collaboration with people both in the History and in the Psychiatry departments.

Deadline for applications: 12 November 2022.

For all information on the vacancy, on candidate requirements, and to apply, please visit this page (in Dutch).