The LIfe of Breath  examines historical, philosophical, cultural and anthropological aspects of breathing and breathlessness.

The LIfe of Breath examines historical, philosophical, cultural and anthropological aspects of breathing and breathlessness.

The Centre for Medical Humanities and Department of English Studies, Department of Anthropology, and School of Medicine Pharmacy and Health,  seek to appoint two three year, full-time Postdoctoral Fellows to the Life of Breath project from September 2015 or as soon as possible afterwards.  The Life of Breath is a five-year interdisciplinary research programme supported by a Wellcome Trust Senior Investigator Award in the Medical Humanities held jointly to Professor Jane Macnaughton (Durham University) and Professor Havi Carel (University of Bristol). Other key collaborators at Durham University are Dr Andrew Russell (Anthropology) and Prof Corinne Saunders (English Studies).

Further details of the posts will be found here:

Successful applicants will join a vibrant interdisiplinary team based in the Centre for Medical Humanities, and as well as undertaking specific work based around their own background in the Life of Breath, will play a full part the project’s interdisciplinary team.


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