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Position: Research Fellow
Institution: University College London
Department: UCL Faculty of Laws - Gender Equalities at Work: An Interdisciplinary History of 50 Years of Legislation: An Interdisciplinary Research Project, Funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: The project’s aim is to produce the first comprehensive history of the enactment, legacy and lived experience of the Equal Pay Act 1970 and Sex Discrimination Act 1975 (now integrated in the Equality Act 2010). Combining archival research and legal analysis with oral history interviews, it will examine the process through which this transformative legislation became law, trace its subsequent legal and social impact, and identify lessons to be learnt for the future development of equality law
Requirements: Proven research experience in equality law, employment law, socio-legal studies or similar fields is essential for this position. You must have a doctorate in Law or equivalent qualification/experience, as well as good undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in Law or equivalent studies. You must also have excellent communication and organisational skills, and a proven capacity to complete high-quality independent research work within fixed time period
   
Text: Research Fellow, - Ref:1873408 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division UCL Faculty of Laws Specific unit / Sub department Gender Equalities at Work: An Interdisciplinary History of 50 Years of Legislation: An Interdisciplinary Research Project, Funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council Location of position London Grade 7 Hours Full Time Salary (inclusive of London allowance) £36,028 per annum Duties and Responsibilities Applicants are invited to apply for a Research Fellow position as part of a ground-breaking new research project on Gender Equalities at Work: An Interdisciplinary History of 50 Years of Legislation. This project is an exciting interdisciplinary collaboration between researchers from the University of Edinburgh, UCL and UWE Bristol, funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council. The projects aim is to produce the first comprehensive history of the enactment, legacy and lived experience of the Equal Pay Act 1970 and Sex Discrimination Act 1975 (now integrated in the Equality Act 2010). Combining archival research and legal analysis with oral history interviews, it will examine the process through which this transformative legislation became law, trace its subsequent legal and social impact, and identify lessons to be learnt for the future development of equality law. This Research Fellow position involves working with Prof Colm OCinneide, a leading expert on equality law, at the highly prestigious Faculty of Laws UCL. It involves the research and co-authoring of academic papers on the history and impact of the UKs sex discrimination legislation, archival research, the conduct of oral interviews with key participants, and participation in online and in-person conferences and project meetings. The position is full-time available from 1 January 2021 (or whenever immediately after) for two years in the first instance. Key Requirements Proven research experience in equality law, employment law, socio-legal studies or similar fields is essential for this position. You must have a doctorate in Law or equivalent qualification/experience, as well as good undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in Law or equivalent studies. You must also have excellent communication and organisational skills, and a proven capacity to complete high-quality independent research work within fixed time period. Further Details A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page. To apply for the vacancy please click on the Apply Now button below. As part of your application, you also required to submit a sample of written research work (published or unpublished; and in whatever format), which in your opinion demonstrates that you are the most suitable candidate. The sample should not exceed 10,000 words. Please upload your written sample on the online recruitment system. If you get shortlisted, your two referees will be requested to submit their references prior to your interview. It is your responsibility to ensure that your referees submit references prior to your interview. For an informal discussion about the role please contact Professor Colm O'Cinneide c.o'cinneide@ucl.ac.uk. If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or the application process, please contact lawshr@ucl.ac.uk. UCL Taking Action for Equality We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible. Closing Date 7 Feb 2021 Latest time for the submission of applications 23:59 Interview date TBC This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research and Support Staff. Please use these links to find out more about UCL working life including the benefits we offer and UCL Terms and Conditions related to this job. Job Description Apply Now
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