The Information Law and Policy Centre (ILPC) is looking for an early career researcher to play a pivotal role in the development of the Centre’s research and teaching.

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 17.5 hours per week on a fixed term contract for 12 months in the first instance.

Please see the full job description on for further details on the role and to apply.