Job: Research Assistant in the Ethics of Human Enhancement (0.8 FTE), Bristol

University of Bristol, School of Social and Community Medicine

Fixed Term Contract: 17 months, Salary: £29,972 (pro rata)

Closing date for applications: 9:00am 18 Apr 2011
Anticipated interview date: 03 May 2011
Anticipated start date: 01 Jun 2011


You will assist the Principal Investigator in the research of the European Project: “EPOCH – Ethics in Public Policy-making – the Case for Human Enhancement.”

The overarching aim of EPOCH is to provide better insight into the role of ethics, and of ethical expertise in particular, in European Union policies on science and technology. It will also provide guidance regarding the development of European public policies on the topic of ‘human enhancement’ and, more broadly, on the governance of contentious normative issues in science and technology.

Further information is available here.

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