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Research Associate in Ethics

Politics, Philosophy and Religion
Salary:   £27,831 to £32,236
Closing Date:   Thursday 18 October 2018
Interview Date:   Thursday 08 November 2018
Reference:  A2415

The Department of Politics, Philosophy and Religion at Lancaster University invites applications for a full-time Research Associate position. This is a 12-month fixed term post running from 1st January 2019 (or earlier by agreement).

You will support a programme of research called The Donation and Transfer of Human Reproductive Materials, led by Professor Rosamund Scott (King’s College London) and Professor Stephen Wilkinson (Lancaster University).  The programme is funded by a Wellcome Trust Senior Investigator Award in Ethics and Society.  This post will facilitate and advance the programme’s aims and outputs, and the person appointed will be expected to work flexibly in a number of different areas to achieve this.  

You will focus predominantly on ethical and philosophical issues, but may also be required to work with relevant legal and scientific materials.  You will also spend a minority of your working time (maximum 20%) providing teaching and supervision, and undertaking other work to support teaching, learning, and student recruitment activities.

Further information about the Reproductive Donation project can be found at

Shortlisted applicants will be interviewed on Thursday 8th November 2018.

We welcome applications from people in all diversity groups.

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

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