Research Associate Position in Medical Law and Ethics for International Students in the Dickson Poon School of Law at King’s College London in UK 2013
About Scholarship: We are seeking a Research Associate to work with Professor Rosamund Scott (King’s College London) and Professor Stephen Wilkinson (Lancaster University) on a Wellcome Trust funded programme entitled The Donation and Transfer of Human Reproductive Materials.
The post-holder will be based at King’s College London, in the Centre of Medical Law and Ethics, and will work under the direction and supervision of Professor Scott.The role will facilitate and advance the research programme’s aims and outputs. The post- holder will be expected to work flexibly in a number of different areas to achieve this. He or she will work predominantly on legal, international, and ‘horizon scanning’ aspects of the programme, but will also be required to engage with the relevant ethical issues.
The Centre of Medical Law and Ethics, within the Dickson Poon School of Law, is a leading academic centre of research and teaching in medical law and ethics, the first in the United Kingdom
Study Subject: Medical law and ethics
Course Level: Research
Scholarship By: Wellcome Trust
Cover: The appointment will be made, dependent on relevant qualifications, within the Grade 6 scale, currently £31,020 to £37,012, per annum plus £2,323 per annum London Allowance.
-International applications will be considered for this position.
-Applicants are expected to have: a good first degree in Law, Philosophy, or a closely related discipline; a doctorate in Law or Medical Ethics; extensive knowledge of and a strong interest in the regulation of assisted human reproduction; and a track record of demonstrable research excellence in law or philosophy.
Scholarship Open for International Students: Yes
Duration: 3 Years
Notification: Interviews will provisionally be held on 7th November 2012.
Apply: By electronically