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Research Associate in Law

Department
York Law School
Based at
University of York
Hours of work
Part-time
Contract status
Fixed term
Salary
32,817 per year
Posted Date
27/04/2021
Apply by
11/05/2021
Job Reference
9350

Role Description

York Law School is seeking a fixed-term, part-time Research Associate to work with Professor Matt Matravers on his Leverhulme funded project, “Criminalisation and punishment: philosophical theory and practical reality”. You will work closely with, and have research expertise in criminology, criminal justice, or law that complements rather than duplicates that of, Professor Matravers. The role is for 200 hours in the period from 1 September 2021 – 31 August 2022 and 132 hours in the period from 1 September 2022 – 31 August 2023; the precise distribution of the hours to be agreed. The work can be done ‘virtually’ if the successful candidate does not wish to relocate to York.   

Role

You will conduct research under the supervision of Matt Matravers and contribute to the production of research associated with the project.

You will identify relevant research, and have the skills to summarise this.

You will identify potential opportunities for collaboration.

Skills, Experience & Qualification needed

  • First degree in law, criminology, or a related discipline
  • A PhD (completed or near completion) in criminology, criminal justice, law or a related discipline
  • Experience of carrying out both independent and collaborative research
  • Experience of writing up research work for publication
  • Ability to work as part of a team and also to work independently using own initiative

Interview date: TBC

For informal enquiries: please contact Matt Matravers on matt.matravers@york.ac.uk

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