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With over 1500 students and 150 members of academic, research and professional services staff, Edinburgh Law School is a diverse, vibrant and inclusive community dedicated to providing research and teaching with local and global reach and impact.

We currently have the following job opportunities available.

Applications are invited for a Lectureship or Senior Lectureship in Tax Law at Edinburgh Law School.

The postholder will provide excellent teaching in Tax Law at undergraduate and postgraduate levels and will undertake outstanding research within their area of tax specialisation. We particularly welcome candidates qualified to undertake teaching and research in the Tax Law of the United Kingdom, and who can contribute more generally to the teaching and academic work in the Private Law Subject Area in the Edinburgh Law School.

The postholder will be expected to teach the Revenue Law Ordinary course on the LLB programme, to contribute to the development and teaching of research-led taught undergraduate and postgraduate Tax Law courses, and to undertake postgraduate supervision. The postholder will have a strong profile in research and publications commensurate with the stage of their career. They will have a PhD in Tax Law or equivalent professional experience, and a general background in Private Law.

Dependent on experience and potential, the successful applicant may be appointed as a Lecturer (UE08) or Senior Lecturer (UE09).

Post is available from 1st August 2020 on an full time (35 hours per week), Open-Ended basis.

Lecturer (UE08) £41,526 to £49,553 per annum.
Senior Lecturer (UE09) £52,559 to £59,135 per annum.

Closing date: 5pm (GMT) on 7th April 2020

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The School of Law is seeking to recruit a Research Fellow in Emotional AI in Smart Cities. We welcome candidates who have completed a PhD in a relevant social or computer sciences. This includes science & technology studies, human computer interaction, sociology, surveillance studies, new media studies, geography, computer ethics, criminology and technology law.

The School of Law particularly welcomes applications from candidates belonging to groups that have been traditionally underrepresented. For more information on our family-friendly policies please visit

The fellow will work collaboratively with Dr Lachlan Urquhart at the University of Edinburgh and other investigators across the UK (namely Prof Andrew McStay and Professor Vian Bakir at Bangor University, and Dr Diana Miranda at Northumbria Universities) in the newly funded ESRC and Japan Science and Technology funded project: Emotional AI in Cities: Cross Cultural Lessons from UK and Japan in Designing for an Ethical Life.

The fellow will be involved in a range of work packages within the project, particularly in the empirical data collection and analysis components, setting up the online think tank, running policy and citizen workshops and desk research.

The project is multidisciplinary and the fellow will be expected to engage with this research approach. Working with the team, the fellow will be involved in production of high quality academic papers for publication, blog posts, reports and material for dissemination to both academic and policy audiences. They will also contribute to knowledge exchange and engagement activities involving non-academic stakeholders, including members of the public, stakeholders from the Emotional AI industry and other non-academic organisations.

This is a fixed term part time 0.5 FTE post for 14 months from 1 July 2020 until 30 Aug 2021.

Salary: £33,797 - £40,322 per annum, pro rata.

Closing date: Monday 13th April 2020, 5pm (GMT).

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