Department of Sociology, Science and Technology Studies Unit,
Applicants are invited to apply for an 18 month Research Fellowship, working with Dr Nik Brown (Principal Investigator) on an EC-funded project: ‘Impact of Citizen Participation on Decision-Making in a Knowledge Intensive Policy Field’. The project will explore policy making in the context of transpecies transplantation (xenotransplantation) and animal biotechnology.
The successful candidate will be highly motivated and ideally have a Ph.D.relevant to the sociology/anthropology of the biosciences. Applicants should demonstrate experience in undertaking primary qualitative research; the ability to analyse and interpret large bodies of data; the potential to communicate effectively and to publish in quality social science journals.
For further information please contact Dr Nik Brown by email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or telephone (01904 434741 or 0796 8970498).
Starting salary will be £28,839 per annum.
Closing date: Thursday 6 August 2009.
Applications can be made online from the 23rd of July. For further information and to apply on-line, please visit our website: