Two Postdoctoral Research Opportunities for 2022-2023

January 12, 2022

The Yale University School of Medicine invites applications for two Postdoctoral Research Associates to conduct research from July 1, 2022 to June 30, 2023 on the relationship of the medical school and slavery. 

The Postdoctoral Associates will explore topics including financial ties between the medical school and the slave trade, connections of scientific racism to the curriculum, and the impact of slavery on the relationship between the medical school and the community.  The Postdoctoral Associates will also help in sharing the project’s findings.

The primary affiliation will be in the Section of the History of Medicine in the School of Medicine, and postdocs will be invited to join fully in the activities of Yale’s Program in the History of Science and Medicine.

Applicants must hold a PhD in History of Medicine and Science, History, African American Studies, or a related field or expect to receive such a degree by July 1, 2022.  Applications should be addressed to Prof. John Harley Warner and submitted electronically at this link via Interfolio  Applications should include a cover letter, CV, letters from 3 references, and a writing sample. 

Review of applications will begin on March 1, 2022 and continue until the positions are filled.  Information on benefits and salaries for postdoctoral positions can be found on  and

Yale University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Yale values diversity among its students, staff, and faculty and strongly welcomes applications from women, persons with disabilities, protected veterans, and underrepresented minorities.