[Closes 18th February 2017] BriSynBio Post Doctoral Research Fellow in Responsible Research and Innovation

Applications open for BrisSynBio Post-Doctoral Research Assistant in RRI

We are seeking to appoint a BrisSynBio Post Doctoral Research Fellow in Responsible Research and Innovation. This is a full-time, fixed term post for two years. 


BrisSynBio ia a BBSRC / EPSRC-funded Synthetic Biology Research Centre based between the University of Bristol and the Universitiy of West England (UWE). The post will be based primarily with Professor Julie Kent in the Faculty of Health & Social Sciences at UWE. 


The role holder will be responsible for carrying out social science/ethics research pertaining to the use of gene-editing techniques in agricultural crop breeding working closely with Professor Keith Edward’s team at the University of Bristol. The post is within the Responsible Research and Innovation Theme of BrisSynBio and will be supervised by Professor Julie Kent (UWE Bristol), Dr Darian Meacham (UWE Bristol / Maastricht University) and Professor Keith Edwards (University Bristol). 


For more information about BrisSynBio see: http://www.bristol.ac.uk/brissynbio/ 


For further details about the post and application process see: https://t.co/1HLZfnQzIo


Applicants should have some experience in social science discourses (ESLI/ELSA, RRI) surrounding gene-editing and/or agriculture, or social studies of science and technology, and a strong aptitude and appetite for inter-disciplinary research.


For further information contact k.sedgley@bristol.ac.uk or Julie.Kent@uwe.ac.uk


Deadline: 18 February 2017