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Early Career Researcher: Information Law & Policy Centre
London (Institute of Advanced Legal Studies)

Job reference: 00809

Location: London (Institute of Advanced Legal Studies)

Closing date: 07/01/2018

Salary: £34,831 pro rata

Employment type: Fixed Term

Department: School of Advanced Study

Sub-Department: Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (IALS) - academic

Hours per week: 35 Hours Per Week

The Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (IALS)

The Institute of Advanced Legal Studies is a postgraduate research institute established in 1947 in the University of London as a national and international centre for the promotion and facilitation of advanced legal studies.

The Institute represents a major national commitment to the support of legal research. It plays an important part in legal scholarship through academic promotion, facilitation and coordination by means of programmes of research projects, workshops, study groups, fellowships, and postgraduate seminars and lectures.

The Role

The Early Career Researcher will play a pivotal role in the development of the Information Law and Policy Centre (ILPC). The post holder will work collaboratively with the Director of the Centre on projects focusing on the promotion and facilitation of research on Law and Policy, from identifying research opportunities to preparing applications for research grants. The successful candidate will also provide teaching support by mentoring or co-supervising MPhil/PhD students in Law and cognate areas.

To be considered for this role you will have completed your PhD (or have submitted when commencing this post) in a relevant discipline (e.g. law, sociology, political science) and have a keen research interest in legal and policy issues. You will be expected to demonstrate well-developed academic writing and editing skills, paired with excellent verbal communication skills to suit a range of audiences. It is essential that you have the ability to work independently as well as collaborate with colleagues across the Institute and University.

This role is a fixed term contract for 12 months in the first instance. Please download the job description for further details on the role.

Further information

To apply, please submit your CV and cover letter via our online recruitment system. The closing date for this role is Sunday, 7 January 2018 at midnight.

Interviews will be held on 16 January 2018.

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