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Research Fellow in Sociology of Biomedical Technology

University of Sussex - School of Global Studies, Centre for Global Health Policy

Location: Falmer
Salary: £32,548 to £38,833 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 30th July 2018
Closes: 29th August 2018
Job Ref: 3550

Contract: 24 months full time, fixed-term until 31 October 2020 (flexible working will be considered).
Expected Interview date: TBC.
Expected start date: 1 November 2018.

The University of Sussex is a dynamic, innovative, top 20 university. With a campus based in the South Downs National Park but just a few minutes from the city of Brighton and Hove, it provides an excellent working environment in a remarkable setting, combined with all that the city has to offer.

This is an exciting Research Fellow opportunity working with sociologists and academic lawyers in the Schools of Global Studies and Law, Politics and Sociology, and in collaboration with senior STS and Law academics at the Universities of Oxford and York.

The two-year (or equivalent) post will join a 3-year research project supported by the Leverhulme Trust. The multi-disciplinary project is focused on the governance of key emerging biomedical technologies. See Job Description and Person Specification below for further details.

If you would like to discuss the role informally, please contact Alex Faulkner, Professor in Sociology of Biomedicine & Healthcare Policy (; tel. 07980 374154).

For full details and how to apply see our vacancies page.

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