Research Fellow: University of Birmingham – Birmingham Law School
Salary: £29,799 to £38,832 With potential progression once in post to £41,212 a year.
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed on: 5th December 2017
Closes: 10th January 2018
Job Ref: 57033
Fixed term for 9 Months
A Research Fellow is sought for the ESRC Funded Project “Health Law outside the EU: Immediate, Intermediate and Long Term Impacts”. The project explores the impact of leaving the EU on health law on the UK and the devolved jurisdictions. The project is running for 18 months from May 2017- November 2018 and is part of the ESRC “UK in a Changing Europe” Initiative. The project is led by Professor Jean McHale, Centre for Health Law Science and Policy, Birmingham Law School (Principal Investigator) and Professor Tamara Hervey (Sheffield Law School) and Dr Mark Flear (QUB Law School) (Co-investigators).
The Research Fellow will be based at Birmingham Law School and will report to the Principal Investigator. The Research Fellow role will include undertaking literature reviews of primary and secondary sources, organisation a project workshop and the closing project dissemination event, and involvement in the organisation of interviews with stakeholders. The Research Fellow will also be involved in developing publications flowing from the project’s findings.
The Fellow will have an LLB degree or equivalent and normally a higher degree relevant to this area. The Fellow will have studied UK Health Law and EU Law at UG and/or PGT/PGR level. The Fellow will demonstrate high level analytical capability, ability to communicate complex information clearly and ability to use the internet for the communication of research. The Fellow will have understanding of and ability to contribute to broader management/administration processes.
Informal enquiries should be directed to Professor Jean McHale at j.v.mchale [at] bham.ac.uk
Birmingham Law School, University of Birmingham
As policy makers and lawyers grapple with the aftermath of the EU Referendum this conference explores the implications and challenges of Brexit for UK Health Law. Papers will include ‘Brexit: an opportunity to rationalise bioethics governance in the U.K.?; the impact of Brexit for public health law; “Clinical Trials in the UK: Where Now After Brexit”; the implications of Brexit for reproductive choice; “Open for Business – Risks to Public Health from International Commerce After Brexit”; “Research Regulation: A leap in the Dark”; privacy health and data protection post Brexit; and “Pharmaceutical regulation: another fine mess they’ve got us into”.
Professor Emma Cave, Durham Law School
Professor John Coggon, Bristol Law School
Dr Mairead Enright, Birmingham Law School
Professor Graeme Laurie, University of Edinburgh
Dr Samantha Halliday, Leeds Law School
Professor Tamara Hervey, Sheffield Law Schools
Dr Mark Flear, Queens University Belfast Law School
Professor Jean McHale, Centre for Health Law Science and Policy, Birmingham Law School
Professor Jonathan Montgomery, Faculty of Laws UCL
Professor Chris Newdick, School of Law, University of Reading
Professor Keith Syrett, Cardiff Law School
Dr Mark Taylor, Sheffield Law School
For further information contact Jean McHale – j.v.mchale [at] bham.ac.uk