Research Associate post at the University of York

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Research Associate

Based at
University of York - Heslington Campus
Hours of work
Contract status
Fixed term
£31,076 - £38,183
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The Department of Sociology is seeking a full time research associate to work with Professor Paul Johnson on a programme of socio-legal research relating to sexual orientation and human rights.
This is an exciting opportunity to work on a programme of research that will involve the investigation of a diverse range of issues relating to sexual orientation law at the national and international levels, with particular focus on the European Convention on Human Rights.
You should have an excellent knowledge of human rights and equality law relating to sexual orientation and possess highly developed skills in conducting socio-legal research. 
Your main roles will be to assist with conducting research, preparing applications for external funding, and writing for publication. The post will also involve you delivering some teaching at both undergraduate and taught postgraduate levels.
The essential qualifications that are required for this post are: 
  • First degree in sociology, law or other relevant subject
  • PhD (awarded or submitted) in sociology, socio-legal studies, or law or equivalent experience
This job will be located at the University of York. 
The closing date for this role is 25 January 2017 at midnight.