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Oxford University Gazette, 24 February 2005: Appointments

DEPARTMENT OF POLITICS AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

University Lecturership in Quantitative Political Science

In association with Nuffield College

The Department of Politics and International Relations proposes to appoint a University Lecturer in Quantitative Political Science. The lecturership is tenable from 1 September 2005, or an agreed date thereafter, and will be held in conjunction with a fellowship at Nuffield College. In addition to the university stipend (on the scale £23,643--£38,200 per annum), the post-holder will receive the college annual academic allowance (currently £17,058), as well as other benefits. The post-holder will also be eligible to apply for sabbatical leave; generally one term of sabbatical leave is available for each six terms of qualifying service.

Applicants should have a doctorate or equivalent and have a record of research achievement at an international level in the academic study of Political Science, or the potential to develop one. The successful candidate will have the ability to contribute to graduate and undergraduate teaching in Politics, in particular in Comparative Government, Quantitative Methods, and Research Design, as well as to supervise doctoral students. More details can be found in the further particulars. The University will especially welcome applications from women and ethnic minority members, who are under-represented among its academic staff (section 38 of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975 and section 48 of the Race Relations Act 1976 apply).

Candidates will be considered on the basis of the selection criteria outlined in the further particulars, which can be obtained from Emily Constantine (e-mail: vacancies@politics.ox.ac.uk, telephone: Oxford (2)78700), or by visiting www.politics.ox.ac.uk/about/vacancies. Candidates are asked to submit written or e-mail applications in the form of a letter which addresses the selection criteria accompanied by a full curriculum vitae, and to ask three referees to write or e-mail in support of their application to Emily Constantine, Department of Politics and International Relations, Manor Road, Oxford OX1 3UQ, no later than 12 noon on Tuesday, 15 March. Please quote reference number CT05004 on all correspondence and state where you saw this post advertised.


Career Development Fellowship in Formal Analysis in Politics and International Relations

In association with Oriel College

The Department of Politics and International Relations is offering this fixed-term research and teaching appointment to an outstanding academic in the field of formal analysis in Politics and International Relations who is at an early stage of his/her career and is aspiring to a substantive academic appointment. The fellowship is available from 1 September 2005 for a period of three years and is part of a wider Oxford University initiative designed to provide an intensive and supported career development opportunity for outstanding entry- level academics and to promote equality of opportunity by helping to create a more diverse pool of potential candidates for future academic posts at Oxford or elsewhere.

The successful applicant will be able to develop his/her expertise in both research and teaching; he/she will have an academic mentor as well as a personalised career and professional development package, including the opportunity to undertake the University's postgraduate diploma in learning and teaching, as well as to contribute to the undergraduate teaching in Politics and International Relations undertaken with Oriel College. The person appointed will have a completed doctorate, or evidence of imminent completion, in a substantive area of Political Science involving the use of formal research design and analysis, and will have a research agenda in the use and/or development of formal analysis in the study of some aspect of Politics or International Relations. He/she will have experience and evidence of commitment to the teaching of undergraduate and/or graduate students, the ability to contribute to undergraduate teaching, and the capacity to teach formal analysis in Political Science to graduate students.

The selection criteria are listed in full in the further particulars. The University will especially welcome applications from women and ethnic minority members, who are under-represented among its academic staff (section 38 of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975 and section 48 of the Race Relations Act 1976 apply).

The post is on the research grade 1A scale (salary £19,460--£29,128 per annum, with a discretionary range to £35,883 per annum).

Candidates will be considered on the basis of the selection criteria outlined in the further particulars, which can be obtained from Emily Constantine (e-mail: vacancies@politics.ox.ac.uk, telephone: Oxford (2)78700), or by visiting www.politics.ox.ac.uk/about/vacancies .

To apply, applicants shoul send a letter explaining how he or she meets the eligibility and selection criteria, a full curriculum vitae and publications list, and contact details for two academic referees, at least one of whom should be from outside Oxford University, to Emily Constantine either by e-mail to the above address or by post to the Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Oxford, Manor Road, Oxford OX1 3UQ, to be received by 12 noon on Friday, 18 March. Please quote reference no CT05006 on all correspondence and state where you saw this post advertised.