Recruitment : Research Assistant – Deadline for Applications – Friday 24th January.

Dear All

I would like to draw  your attention to this position for a full-time, three year Research Assistant position at the Centre for Health, Law and Emerging Technologies at the Nuffield Department of Population Health, at the University of Oxford.  The closing date for applications is Friday the 24th of January 2014. Please distribute to people you think maybe interested and don’t hesitate to contact me if you require further details.


University of Oxford

Nuffield Department of Population Health

Centre for Health, Law and Emerging Technologies (HeLEX)

Research Assistant

Grade 6:  £26,264 – £31,331 p.a.


We are seeking a Research Assistant to carry out literature reviews and background research for publications, presentations and reports under the direction of Dr. Jane Kaye, Director of HeLEX.  You will be required to carry out background research on the law and in the fields of bioethics and medical research governance, gathering, collating and analysing material and undertaking comprehensive literature reviews.  This would suit an early stage researcher who wants to gain experience of working in an active research centre in the broad area of law and emerging technologies in health.


You will possess a Masters degree or equivalent in Law, Ethics or Policy.  You will have a good working knowledge of data protection law in the UK and Europe and excellent legal research skills.  You will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills (both in written and spoken English) and experience of working in an interdisciplinary research team.  You will also possess excellent writing skills and have experience of the steps involved in preparing a manuscript for publication.  In this position you will be expected to be an active and enthusiastic member of HeLEX.


The post is offered full-time (37.5 hrs per week) for 3 years and will be based at the Old Road Campus, Headington, Oxford.  Closing date for applications is 12 noon on 24th January 2014For further details please go to https://www.recruit.ox.ac.uk/pls/hrisliverecruit/erq_jobspec_version_4.jobspec?p_id=111047