Friday, 28 June 2013

Lectureship in Bioethics & Society - King's College London

Job title                               Lecturer in Bioethics & Society  
Department/division     Department of Social Science, Health & Medicine            
Job ref                                  A6-7/DAF/617/13-JT      
Closing date                       28-Jul-2013

We seek to appoint to a lectureship in Social Science, Health & Medicine (Bioethics & Society), to act as Assistant Director in our new MA in Bioethics & Society and to contribute to our undergraduate and postgraduate teaching.

Applicants should have a strong background in sociology, anthropology, philosophy or a cognate discipline; and a specialism relevant to bioethics. Applicants must have a completed doctorate, a developing research strategy, evidence of a developing record of high quality publications, and relevant teaching experience.

The person appointed will be expected to play a key role in the management of the MA in Bioethics & Society and lead or contribute to taught modules at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. As Assistant Director of the MA programme, the person appointed will be expected to engage in active marketing and recruitment activities, both nationally and internationally; management of admissions, communication with students; and planning, organization and delivery of the taught programme.

Experience or familiarity with the academic environment in the UK is an advantage. A commitment to collegiality is essential, as is the ability and willingness to engage in constructive dialogue with medical and biomedical researchers and practitioners, and with policy makers.

For an informal discussion of the post please contact Professor Ilina Singh via email at

Salary                    The appointment will be made, dependent on relevant qualifications and experience, within the Grade 6/7 scale, currently £33,654 to £48,264, per annum, inclusive of £2,323 London Allowance, per annum.
Post duration    Fixed-term contract for 3 years.
Contact                To apply for the post, please click on the ‘Further details’ link below to open the job pack. The job pack contains detailed instructions on how to make your application. Please ensure that you follow the instructions carefully, as incomplete or incorrect applications may not be considered. All correspondence MUST clearly state the job title and reference number A6-7/DAF/617/13-JT.
Further details  Please see related Word document

Department of Social Science, Health and Medicine
Room K4L.21 King's Building | School of Social Science and Public Policy | King’s College London | Strand | London WC2R 2LS
Tel: +44(0)20 7848 7062

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