Deadline: February 1, 2017

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This is a fixed term appointment for 12 months and is part of a Wellcome Trust funded project being run by Professor Muireann Quigley (The Everyday Cyborg: Mapping Legal, Ethical, and Conceptual Challenges).

The aim of this interdisciplinary project is to examine a range of challenges relating to advancing biotechnology, specifically those posed by implantable medical devices and complex prosthetics. This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the UK’s most successful Law Schools, with high standards in teaching and learning, and a strong commitment to research led teaching. The successful candidate will be part of the School’s Law, Innovation, and Society. (LIS) research group. The group aims to address challenges broadly relating to: (1) the role of law in regulating innovation, and (2) innovation within law and legal institutions.

You will also be expected to undertake some teaching duties within the School. This will principally consist of undergraduate medical law seminars, as well as some associated marking and administrative duties. An ability to also undertake Legal Institutions and Method seminars and marking would be an advantage.

The post is available from 1 February 2017.

Informal enquiries are encouraged and potential applicants can contact Professor Quigley welcomes contact for an informal discussion of the post (

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