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Associate Professorship in Political Theory (149144)

£48,114 to £64,605 p.a. plus College benefits, including a Tutorial Fellow’s Allowance of £10,407 p.a., a Fellowship Allowance of £3,575 p.a., and a Housing Allowance of £10,135 p.a.

The Department of Politics and International Relations (DPIR) at Oxford is an internationally renowned centre of excellence for teaching and research. It is consistently ranked first in The Times Higher and The Guardian university guides for the subject and in the top four in global league tables.

The Department, in association with New College, seeks to appoint an accomplished research scholar and inspirational teacher to an Associate Professorship in Political Theory.

Applications are welcomed from both early career and established scholars who work on the history of 20th Century political thought, and/or contemporary critical traditions, including Critical Theory. Essential criteria include a completed doctorate in Political Theory or a closely related field, an outstanding, world-class portfolio of research and publications in Political Theory, and the ability to provide excellent teaching in Political Theory at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

Applications must be made through the university website.

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Associate Professorship in Politics or International Relations with specialization in the Middle East (148982)

Salary on the scale within the range £48,114 to £64,605 p.a. plus College benefits including a housing allowance of £2,550 p.a.

The Department of Politics and International Relations (DPIR) 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 Oxford School of Global and Area Studies (OSGA) is one of the fifteen constituent parts of the Social Sciences Division at Oxford. It represents a commitment by the University to enhancing teaching and research in Area Studies.

The Department and the School, in association with St Antony’s College, now seek jointly to appoint an inspirational teacher and accomplished research scholar to an Associate Professorship in Politics or International Relations with specialization in the Middle East. Applications are welcomed from outstanding candidates with teaching experience and a strong research background in Politics or International Relations and expertise in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA).

Applications must be made through the university website.

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Post-Doctoral Research Fellow in Digital News (148746)

Grade 7: £32,817- £40,322 per annum

The Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism in the Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Oxford, is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and motivated post-doctoral researcher as part of a larger project aimed at the quantitative analysis of news audiences across a sample of more than forty countries, with a particular emphasis on digital media, news, and politics.

The postholder will take responsibility for and deliver on distinct parts of the Digital News Project, a larger project to advance our understanding of how journalism is changing in light of the rise of digital media and contribute insight to the news industry and the journalistic profession as well as rigorous academic analysis of substantially important questions concerning digital media and their implications. The purpose of the larger project is to develop a better understanding of media developments (and their implications), including the interplay between analogue and digital media and the relation between news provision and news consumption.

The position is an exceptional chance to be part of one of the largest international studies of journalism and news in the world. This is a full-time appointment fixed term and available from 1st August 2021 or as soon as possible until 31st August 2023.

Applications must be made through the university website.

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Established in 2000, the Department is one of the largest teaching and research units in its field in the United Kingdom with over 100 active research staff working around five principal areas: Government, Theory, International Relations, the Politics of Development and the application of quantitative methods in political and social science. The Department is located in the new Social Sciences building on Manor Road along with the Departments of Economics and the new Social Science Library.

Application Details

Further particulars and vacancy details can be obtained by contacting the Personnel Team by email: vacancies@politics.ox.ac.uk. Information about non-departmental posts can also be found on noticeboards in the Manor Road building, on the University Job Pages and at www.jobs.ac.uk.

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