Associate Professor in Political Economy, University of Oxford – Department for Continuing Education and Kellogg College

Grade 36S: £45,562 – £61,179 p.a

The University is seeking to appoint an Associate Professor in Political Economy, to commence as soon as possible. The post will be held in the Department for Continuing Education, University of Oxford. The postholder will benefit from a Fellowship at Kellogg College.

There will be the opportunity to contribute to further development of the research and teaching of the Political Economy programme, additionally the postholder will have the opportunity to contribute to a wide range of provision, as appropriate to their expertise, including directing and overseeing the Department’s current activity and future development in this disciplinary area. The postholder will be Director of Studies for Economics, this involves academic oversight of the quality and standards of courses, and the recruitment and induction of teaching staff both from inside and outside the University. You will also be part of a lively and intellectually stimulating research community which performs to the highest international levels in research and publications, and will have access to the excellent research facilities which Oxford offers.

You will have a doctorate in economics, be an effective teacher at all levels of university education, and possess a proven record of research and publication, including research grant activity and academic leadership ability and demonstrable skills in collaborative working.

The Department for Continuing Education is the leading Continuing Education department in the UK. Committed to public engagement, the Department is multidisciplinary and encourages interdisciplinary teaching and research.

This appointment is for a fixed-term until (in the first instance) 31 December 2022 to cover a period of special leave.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on 15 January 2018. Interviews will be held on 1 February 2018.

Please note that the University of Oxford’s retirement policy has changed. With effect from 1 October 2017, all employees at Grade 8 and above have a retirement age of the 30 September before the 69th birthday. All employees at Grades 1-7 do not have a set retirement age. Further details are available here:

Contact Person: Suki Kenth Vacancy ID: 131175
Contact Phone: 01865 280152 Closing Date: 15-Jan-2018
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