Postdoctoral research job at Nottingham


Research Fellow - University of Nottingham

£27,578 - £34,895 per annum

We are pleased to invite applications for the above post based in the Centre for Applied Bioethics, School of Veterinary Medicine and Science at the University of Nottingham. The post is funded under a Leverhulme Programme grant entitled 'Making Science Public: Challenges and Opportunities'. The post represents an exciting opportunity to work on an innovative interdisciplinary research project with the primary aim of producing high quality academic journal articles and related outputs.

The post is to work on a project entitled 'Animals and the making of scientific knowledge' which is led by Dr Pru Hobson-West. The main aim of the project is to carry out an in-depth analysis of the recent UK public consultation on the revision of animal research legislation.

Candidates must hold a PhD (or equivalent) in a relevant social science discipline and have postgraduate training in qualitative research methods. They must also have experience of publishing in peer reviewed journal articles. Candidates must also have a broad understanding of social scientific work on public understanding of science, health and illness, and public participation and governance and, ideally, an interest in animals and society/animal ethics. For more information and how to apply see: http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/Jobs/CurrentVacancies/ref/MED10227

Informal enquiries are welcome and may be made to pru.hobson-west@nottingham.ac.uk<mailto:pru.hobson-west@nottingham.ac.uk>  The closing date is 26th November 2012.
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