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Current vacancies 

 

Senior Researcher in Bioethics

  • Ethox Centre, Oxford Population Health (Nuffield Department of Population Health), Old Road Campus, Oxford
  • Old Road Campus, Headington, Oxford, OX3 7LF
  • Grade 10: £56,587 - £65,574 p.a.
  • Full time (part time considered) for three years
  • Closing date: 16 September 2022 at 12 noon

This exciting position will be based within the Ethox Centre, an internationally recognised multidisciplinary bioethics research centre and a vibrant and intellectually exciting place to work. As a Senior Researcher you will lead the development of a major new programme of bioethics research (this could be in one of the Ethox Centre’s current priority research areas, or have a completely new but complementary focus). You will play a key role in the strategic leadership of the group, generate significant research income and initiate, develop and maintain effective research partnerships within the department, University and beyond.

Ethox is hosted by Oxford Population Health (Nuffield Department of Population Health), which contains world renowned population health research groups and provides an excellent environment for multi-disciplinary research and teaching. In addition to Oxford Population Health, the Old Road Campus is home to the Pandemic Sciences Institute, Wellcome Centre for Human Genetics, the Big Data Institute, and it is the hub for Oxford’s major research programmes in global health.

To be considered you will hold a relevant PhD with significant research experience, an outstanding internationally recognised reputation for innovative research in bioethics, an excellent publication record and experience of leading research projects and staff.

Visit the University of Oxford website for full details and how to apply.

 

Postdoctoral Researcher

  • Oxford Population Health (Nuffield Department of Population Health), Old Road Campus, Oxford, OX3 7LF
  • Grade 7: £34,308 - £42,155 per annum
  • Full time (part time considered)
  • Fixed term - 1 year
  • Closing date: 5 October 2022

This exciting position will be based within the Ethox Centre, an internationally recognised multidisciplinary bioethics research centre and a vibrant and intellectually exciting place to work. The post holder will be a member of the Fakes, fabrications and falsehoods in global health project team, led by Patricia Kingori, Professor of Global Health Ethics.

This research project seeks to understand how uncertainty and ambiguity about the authenticity of products and activities across a vast array of institutions, actors and locations are reconciled in practice. It will also investigate the moral paradoxes associated with such uncertainty.

The project involves an inter-disciplinary team of researchers and students, working across multiple global health institutions and geographic locations, including NGOs and global health academic and research institutions in Europe, Africa and South East Asia. The Researcher will have responsibility for developing and carrying out a programme of research that will make a key contribution to the project’s overall research objectives. They will also provide guidance to junior members of the research team, including DPhil students and research assistants.

To be considered you will hold (or be close to completion of) a relevant PhD/DPhil in Sociology, Anthropology, Philosophy or a humanities discipline, and possess sufficient specialist knowledge in the discipline to work within the research project.

Visit the University of Oxford website for full details and how to apply.