College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
Applications are invited from world-leading scholars in the field of medical law and ethics for the Chair of Medical Jurisprudence, which becomes vacant on 1 September 2019.
The first UK chair in medical jurisprudence was established at Edinburgh University in 1807, initially in the Faculty of Law and then the Faculty of Medicine, returning to the School of Law in 2005. Its (re)establishment in Edinburgh Law School marked a commitment to research and teaching excellence in this field, and signalled the objective to secure Edinburgh’s position as one of the leading centres for medical law and ethics in the United Kingdom and beyond.
The University seeks to appoint a scholar working in any area of medical law and from any jurisdiction. As well as providing research leadership in and beyond the Medical Law and Ethics Subject Area, she or he will contribute to postgraduate LLM teaching on both on-campus and online programmes, undergraduate courses, and the supervision of research students.
The successful candidate will be expected to take up the appointment from September 2019.
Closing date: Friday 1st February 2019, 5pm (GMT).
Salary: within the Professorial scale.
Informal enquiries may be made to the Head of School, Professor Martin Hogg (HoS.Law [at] ed.ac.uk)
College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences – Law
Salary: £32,004 to £38,183
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed on: 18th July 2017
Closes: 15th August 2017
Job Ref: 040561
Applications are invited for an Early Career Fellow in the School of Law in the field of Bioethics with a particular focus on the areas of biotechnology regulation and/or bioethics of human data and samples.
The successful candidate will be expected to make an excellent contribute to the teaching programme of the School of Law at undergraduate and postgraduate level and the ability to teach bioethics to both undergraduates and postgraduates is essential. They will also have a record of achievement in and well-developed future plans for their research. They should have either completed a PhD (or be very close to completion of one) or be able to demonstrate comparable research experience and excellent potential. They will provide clear evidence of the ability to produce written work of high quality and to communicate that work through conferences, presentations and by other means.
The duties of appointees include research, teaching and administration as specified in the contract of the University of Edinburgh and as agreed by the Head of School.
This is a full-time (35 hours per week), fixed term post until September 2019.
Closing date is 5pm (GMT) on Tuesday 15th August 2017.