We are looking to appoint an established mid-career researcher to join the burgeoning team of the Centre for Ethics as Study in Human Value. This is a research-intensive post. The successful applicant will be given academic and administrative support to pursue his or her own work. In return he or she will be expected to produce a number of publications with international impact, to collaborate with other members of the Centre and to participate in the Centre’s lively research environment. We welcome applications by researchers in ethics whose work fits the research profile of the Centre. Specialisations in related fields such as political philosophy, philosophy of law, applied ethics, moral psychology, philosophy of action, history of ethics, philosophy of religion, and philosophy of art and literature, will be considered, so long as there is a clear ethical connection in the applicant’s research proposal.
This post suits an established researcher. The preference is for an applicant who has reached the level of Docent, Associate Professor, or equivalent. The candidate is expected to have a good record of publications and research activities commensurate with the advanced career stage of Associate Professor/Docent. Previous experience with joint (co-authored) publications and with major research projects, preferably as principal investigator, is an advantage.
Full-time contract for 4 years (negotiable).
Research position with no teaching requirements and minimal administrative obligations; opportunity to supervise PhD students.
Internationally competitive salary.
Additional benefits: health and social insurance, 6-8 weeks of paid holidays.
Travel allowance, laptop and PC, funds for purchasing books.
Friendly workplace environment, conducive to research.
Intended start date: October 1st, 2017 (negotiable).
Documents and information (in English) to be submitted with the application:
Letter of motivation (1 page).
Professional CV, including a list of research, publication and teaching activities.
Copy of research degree documentation.
Research proposal (2000 words).
Names and contact details of two academic referees.
One sample of academic writing (e.g. a paper) relevant to the research area of the Centre for Ethics.
The application together with all the attachments should be sent by July 15th, 2017 by e-mail to centreforethics [at] upce.cz. Please state the name of the position in the e-mail subject.
For further inquiries, contact Dr. Ondřej Beran (ondrej.beran [at] upce.cz).
Job: (Senior) Research Fellow in Ethics at Univerzita Pardubice Centre for Ethics as Study in Human Value26 June 2017
Salary: £32,000 to £35,000 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract; 12 month Maternity Cover
The Nuffield Council on Bioethics examines the ethical issues raised by advances in biology and medicine. It has achieved an international reputation for stimulating public debate in bioethics and advising policy-makers.
The Research Officer will have an important role in helping to deliver the core project work carried out by the Council. They will support the Director and Assistant Directors by organising meetings, carrying out relevant research, providing and revising drafting for papers and reports, overseeing public consultations and surveys, managing the production of publications, overseeing the management of information resources, and assisting with dissemination activities. This is a hugely varied and interesting role which will enable the Research Officer to gain experience of a wide range of research, writing and project-based activities. For example, in the past, research tasks have involved literature reviews, one-to-one interviews and survey response analysis, and writing tasks have included developing background papers on future work topics and drafting blog posts. The Research Officer will have the opportunity to attend external meetings and conferences, and will work closely with the academics, clinicians and other experts who sit on the Council’s committees.
The candidate will require a relevant degree (for example biological sciences, medicine, philosophy, law or social science) and knowledge of bioethical issues. Experience of research and drafting, and familiarity with a range of research techniques and resources, are essential.
This is an excellent opportunity for someone interested in the high-profile area of bioethics to work closely in the development of policy advice.
For further information, please download the application pack. To apply, please complete the application form within this pack and send to recruitment [a] nuffieldfoundation.org.
The closing date for applications is 5pm 2 June. Interviews will be held on 14 June.
If you have any queries about the position please contact Carol Perkins, either on 020 7681 9619 or by email cperkins [at] nuffieldbioethics.org
The Council is looking to recruit a Research Officer to cover maternity leave for a period of 12 months from the beginning of July 2017.
This is a varied and interesting role, and an excellent opportunity for those interested in the high-profile area of bioethics to work closely in the development of policy advice.
The candidate will require a relevant degree for example in biological sciences, medicine, philosophy, law or social sciences and knowledge of bioethical issues. Experience of a range of research techniques and resources are essential as are first-class drafting skills.
Closing date for applications is Friday 2 June 2017
Brighton and Sussex Medical School is seeking to appoint a Lecturer in Biomedical Ethics to join the team led by Professor Bobbie Farsides.
The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the research strategy of the medical school and its partner universities, deliver high quality teaching at undergraduate and post-graduate level and contribute to the development of new educational and research based initiatives.
The person appointed will also be expected to work closely with health care providers and policy makers and support BSMS’s unique collaborations with local arts practitioners and our strong commitment to Global Health.
Closing date: 22 May 2017. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected start date: 01 September 2017
Registration is now open for the Anscombe [Christian] Bioethics Centre upcoming day conference, ‘Abortion, Disability and the Law’, on Saturday, 18 February 2017, from 9.30am to 4.30pm, in the aula of Blackfriars Hall (St Giles, Oxford OX1 3LY). The conference will examine the ethical, legal, social and psychological issues raised by abortion or childbirth following a diagnosis of foetal anomaly.
Cost: £20 (£10 conc.) including lunch
Postgraduate study: The Fordham/Santander Universities International Scholarship in Ethics Education24 January 2017
|Application period now open for scholarships for Intensive 3-day Interdisciplinary Ethics Graduate Course
May 23 – 25, 2017 at Fordham University, New York City, USA