Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, in collaboration with Stichting Historia Medicinae (SHM), offers an endowed chair in Medical History. Aim of this chair is to support and further develop research and education in the history of health, illness, health care and medicine in their social, cultural and scientific contexts. The professor of Medical history will have a leading role in the VU Medical History programme, educating students from medicine and history in an interdisciplinary and international classroom. The candidate has an excellent track record in medical history research, has demonstrated the ability to attract funding for research projects, and is a committed advisor of junior scholars. The candidate will collaborate with colleagues of the Faculties of Humanities and Medicine, and participate in relevant research institutes (e.g. CLUE+, Stevin Center).