Research Assistant in Centre for Social Ethics and Policy

Manchester, United Kingdom
29 Aug 2018
End of advertisement period
27 Sep 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Sociology
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Location : Oxford Road, Manchester
Closing Date : 27/09/2018
Salary : £26,495 to £30,688 per annum
Employment Type : Fixed Term
Faculty / Organisational Unit : Humanities
Division : Centre for Social Ethics and Policy
Hours Per week : Part Time - 0.5 FTE
Contract Duration : Starting October 2018 until 30 September 2019

A research assistant is sought at Grade 5.3 to assist in the research funded by a Leverhulme Trust Emeritus Fellowship which has been awarded to Professor Margot Brazier. No DBS will be required. The research is desk based and archival.

The research will focus on:

Completion of my monograph Law and Healing: A History of a Stormy Marriage.

Further research into legal and ethical ‘lessons’ arising from a critical analysis of the regulation of midwives in the 16thto 18th centuries and the prototype for codes of professional ethics to be found therein.

Further research into the gradual rise of judicial deference to doctors and the era of Bolamisation from 1858 to 1998.

As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status. All appointments are made on merit.

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:


Technical support:


Tel: 0161 850 2004

General enquiries:


Tel: 0161 275 4499

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date

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