- Status : 5 years, 4 PA per month
- Salary : Voluntary
- Closing date : 01/11/2023
- Interview date : 10/11/2023
Overview of the role
The College is seeking to appoint a Historian in Residence (HiR)
The range of a HiR’s work generally includes:
- achieving closer engagement between historians, public and professions
- providing background knowledge to help those grappling with complex policy issues.
- assisting historians to formulate research questions which have public relevance.
- using historical analyses to raise questions and contribute to debate about current issues, to inform policy making, avoid reinventing the wheel and repeating past mistakes.
- Work alongside the Archivist and Honorary Archivist in interpreting or displaying the College’s historical artefacts.
- Contribute to academic development of the History of Psychiatry Special Interest Group
- Liaise with special interest groups, faculties and College committees when they seek advice on an issue of history or ‘history and policy’.
- Work collaboratively with Archivist when questions arise about the history of psychiatry.
- Help ensure that psychiatrists who use historical material to contribute to policy debate and College publications use high quality historical analyses in a sound manner.
How to apply
Interviews are likely to be around 30 minutes and it is unlikely that we would be able to offer an alternative date. (you can include this statement if necessary)