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Associate Professorship of Political Theory, University of Oxford, UK

Publish Date: Mar 15, 2016

Deadline: Apr 12, 2016

Associate Professorship of Political Theory


Grade 10a: £45,066 - £60,513 p.a. (plus pensionable College Allowance of £10,413 p.a.)

The Department of Politics and International Relations at Oxford is an internationally renowned centre of excellence for teaching and research. The study of these disciplines at Oxford has a long and distinguished history and the department is one of the largest in the field in the UK.

The department, in association with University College, now seeks to appoint an accomplished research scholar and an inspirational teacher to the post of Associate Professor of Political Theory. This post is full-time, and subject to completion of a successful review, permanent and is available from September 2016, or as soon as possible thereafter. This joint appointment will be held in conjunction with an Official Tutorial Fellowship at University College, Oxford.

The successful candidate will be expected to engage in advanced research in the field of political theory, to take part in graduate and undergraduate teaching, and to participate in supervision, examining, assessment and the admission of students to the Department and College.

The ideal candidate will hold a doctorate in a relevant subject area. Preference will be given to candidates with specific research and teaching interest in the history of political thought and/or social theory, and the ability to contribute to research methods training at the graduate level. They will demonstrate a strong record of research at an international level along with an exciting vision for future research and a commitment to provide outstanding supervision and teaching to high-achieving yet challenging graduate and undergraduate students. Applications from candidates experienced in securing research funding would be particularly welcome.

The duties and skills required are described in more detail in the further particulars, which contain information on additional non-salary benefits and details of how to apply.

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The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon (UK time) on Tuesday 12 April 2016 and interviews are planned for Wednesday 18 and Thursday 19 May 2016.

Applications are particularly welcome from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in Oxford.

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