Applications for two Lecturer positions and two Chancellor’s Fellows now live.

Lecturer in Law (Medical Law and Ethics)

Applications are invited for a Lecturer (UE08) in the School of Law from candidates with core research interests in medical law and ethics and further interests in at least one of the following fields: bioethics, biotechnology law, and/or regulatory theory and practice. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the School’s teaching programme, particularly at postgraduate level, and to undertake postgraduate supervision. They will also be expected to provide leadership in the development of new initiatives in teaching, research, and continuing professional development (“cpd”), including those which will connect the School of Law with others in the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Science and the wider University. Applications would be particularly welcome from individuals with experience of interdisciplinary work and whose research involves socio-legal studies and/or bioethical dimensions. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated success in research, supported by a strong track record of relevant publications. In addition, applicants are invited to explore how their research interests complement the existing strengths of the School of Law through its JK Mason Institute for Medicine, Life Sciences, and the Law.

Please contact Professor Graeme Laurie with any queries: Graeme.Laurie@ed.ac.uk

The position is available from 1st August 2017.

Closing date 9 May 2017.

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Lecturer in Law (Risk and Regulation)

Applications are invited for a Lecturer (UE08) in the School of Law from candidates with core research interests in regulation and risk and further interests in at least one of the following fields: medical law, bioethics, and/or science & technology studies. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the School’s teaching programme, particularly at postgraduate level, and to undertake postgraduate supervision. They will also be expected to provide leadership in the development of new initiatives in teaching, research, and continuing professional development (“cpd”), including those which will connect the School of Law with others in the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Science and the wider University. Applications would be particularly welcome from individuals with experience of interdisciplinary work and whose research involves a strong empirical element. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated success in research, supported by a strong track record of relevant publications. In addition, applicants are invited to explore how their research interests complement the existing strengths of the School of Law through its JK Mason Institute for Medicine, Life Sciences, and the Law.

Please contact Professor Graeme Laurie with any queries: Graeme.Laurie@ed.ac.uk

The position is available from 1st August 2017.

Closing date 9 May 2017.

For full details and how to apply

Chancellor’s Fellow in Legal and Ethical Aspects of Biomedicine

The University of Edinburgh has a long-standing international reputation in medical law and ethics, including the socio-legal and ethical-social contributions to advances in biomedicine.

We now seek to make a strategic appointment of a scholar who will explore the normative and empirical dimensions of the relationships of law and ethics to the increasing complexity of biomedicine, including its impact on society.

The successful candidate will be based in the JK Mason Institute for Medicine, Life Sciences and the Law, located within the School of Law and with network connections across the University of Edinburgh. The Mason Institute (MI) is home to a range of externally funded projects that explore issues ranging from optimising health research regulation, good governance of stem cell banking, responsible data use for public benefit, understanding the research/experimentation divide, addressing social injustices in health, and food standards and sustainable diets.

Please contact Professor Graeme Laurie with any queries: Graeme.Laurie@ed.ac.uk

Closing date 2 May 2017.

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Chancellor’s Fellow History/Sociology of Biomedicine

The University of Edinburgh has an outstanding tradition of ground-breaking research in science and technology studies, including the history and sociology of biomedicine.

We now seek to make a strategic appointment of a scholar who will pursue historical research to interrogate the compelling questions generated by the increasing complexity of biomedicine and its interface with individuals and society.

You will be based in the world-leading Science, Technology and Innovation Studies (STIS) subject group, located within the School of Social and Political Science. STIS is already home to a growing cluster of historians and sociologists of biomedicine and the life sciences. Other research within STIS ranges widely across the history and sociology of science, technology and medicine including studies of and with information and communication technology, and the sociology of environment, energy and sustainability.

Please contact Professor Steve Sturdy with any queries: S.Sturdy@ed.ac.uk

Closing date 2 May 2017.

For full details and how to apply

 

Chancellor’s Fellows and Lecturer opportunities available at The University of Edinburgh.