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Yeoh Tiong Lay Early Career Fellowship

London (Greater) (GB)
Closing date
30 May 2024

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The Yeoh Tiong Lay Centre for Politics, Philosophy and Law (YTL) invites applications for the YTL Early Career Fellowship, a 12-month appointment due to commence in September 2024. The Fellowship provides a valuable development opportunity to an early career researcher with exceptional potential in legal or political philosophical research and scholarship.

During the one-year appointment, the YTL Early Career Fellow will develop their research trajectory, with a view to producing a significant piece/body of high-quality publishable research, participate in academic peer-led events, as well as having the opportunity to develop their teaching experience.

Candidates should have a PhD awarded in Law or Philosophy within 5 years of the post start date. Candidates will have research expertise in the area of legal and/or political philosophy and relevant teaching experience including assessing courses at undergraduate and postgraduate level would be an advantage. Candidates must be able to demonstrate excellent communication and presentation skills, and a capacity to foster/contribute to an engaging and supportive research environment.

YTL Early Career Fellow responsibilities will include identifying appropriate grant funding opportunities and supporting the Centre Director and/or senior academics in grant application bids. The Early Career Fellow will be encouraged to produce authored and/or co-authored articles and to identify appropriate sources for publication.  

Other requirements of the role will include attendance and participation at academic events, including internal workshops and seminars, external conferences and relevant training.

This is a full time post (35 hours per week), and you will be offered a fixed term contract until 31/08/2025.

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