Lecturer in Law (Medical Law & Ethics)

Location
Edinburgh (GB)
Salary
£39,324 - £46,924
Posted
12 Apr 2017
End of advertisement period
09 May 2017
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Law
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

School of Law
Lecturer in Law (Medical Law & Ethics)
Vacancy Ref: 39526


UE08 scale (£39,324 - £46,924)

Applications are invited for a Lecturer (UE08) in the School of Law from candidates with core research interests in medical law and ethics and further interests in at least one of the following fields: bioethics, biotechnology law, and/or regulatory theory and practice. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the School’s teaching programme, particularly at postgraduate level, and to undertake postgraduate supervision. They will also be expected to provide leadership in the development of new initiatives in teaching, research, and continuing professional development (“cpd”), including those which will connect the School of Law with others in the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Science and the wider University.  Applications would be particularly welcome from individuals with experience of interdisciplinary work and whose research involves socio-legal studies and/or bioethical dimensions. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated success in research, supported by a strong track record of relevant publications. In addition, applicants are invited to explore how their research interests complement the existing strengths of the School of Law through its JK Mason Institute for Medicine, Life Sciences, and the Law.

The position is available from 1st August 2017.

Appointment will be on an open-ended basis on the UE08 scale [£39,324 - £46,924].

Closing Date: 5pm Tuesday 09th May 2017.