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  • Oxford Population Health (Nuffield Department of Population Health), Old Road Campus, Headington, Oxford
  • Grade 7: £33,309 - £40,927 per annum
  • Full-time (although part-time considered) and fixed-term until 31 March 2024
  • Closing date for applications is 25 February 2022
  • Full job description and details of how to apply

The Wellcome Centre for Ethics and Humanities and the Ethox Centre are seeking to appoint a Researcher in Bioethics and History in Global Health, to work on a project exploring disciplinary connections and contrasts at the interface between ethics and history in the context of global health emergencies. Together with colleagues in the History Faculty, it will focus on reimagining both the ethics of history and the history of ethics. The opportunities for cross-disciplinary scholarship here are exciting, offering a unique chance to reflect both on the ethics of history and the histories of ethics through the lens of global health.

The Ethox Centre is an internationally recognised multidisciplinary bioethics research centre and is a vibrant and intellectually exciting place to work. As a Researcher in Bioethics and History in Global Health you will manage your own academic research and administrative activities, carry out collaborative research with colleagues in the History Faculty and the Oxford Pandemic Sciences Institute, and present papers at conferences or public meetings.

To be considered you will hold a PhD/DPhil in a bioethics or other relevant discipline, together with relevant experience, and possess sufficient specialist knowledge in the discipline to work effectively within the research programme. You will also have previous experience of publishing in peer-reviewed journals and excellent communication skills, including the ability to write for publication, present research proposals and results, and represent the research group at meetings.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Christa Henrichs ( A job description and details of how to apply are available at the University of Oxford website.