Notifications of Vacancies

  • Thursday 21 October 2010
  • No. 4931
  • Vol 141

Please refer to the website, or contact the email address shown, for further details of the vacancy. For a full list of vacancies in the University and colleges, see

The University is committed to equality and valuing diversity.

University of Oxford: Head of the Humanities Division

Head of the Humanities Division

The University is seeking an academic of distinction in any field of the Humanities to head this large, highly diverse and internationally renowned academic division. The priority for the next Head of Division will be to provide leadership and vision in taking forward the Division’s strategic agenda for research and teaching. This is a full-time senior management position within the University, with responsibility for academic and administrative leadership. It provides an exciting opportunity to shape the development of the Humanities at Oxford building on and extending its international reputation for research and teaching. The appointment will commence on 1 October 2011 or as soon as possible thereafter and will be for an initial period of five years.

Please see the further particulars at for more details about the post and for full instructions before making an application. Applications, including a covering letter and full CV, and naming three referees, should be received no later than Tuesday 30 November 2010, by Dr Gwen Booth, Personnel Officer, Senior Appointments at If you have a query about how to apply, please contact Mrs Elaine Eastgate at or telephone: +44 (0) 1865 280189.

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

University of Oxford

Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics; University Lectureship in Biomedical Sciences in association with a Tutorial Fellowship in Pre-clinical Medicine at Balliol College; £42,563–£57,201 p.a.; 8 November; or

Colleges, Halls and Societies

Corpus Christi College; Visiting Fellowship(s)/Visiting Scholarships(s) 2011–12; 5 November;

Linacre College; Resident Junior Dean; rent-free self-contained flat and free meals in College Dining Room; 15 November;

Magdalen College; Fellowship by Examination (JRF); from £20,000 p.a.; 22 October;

St John’s College; Supernumerary Teaching Fellowship in Law; £27,319–£33,600; 4 November;

Somerville College; Head Chef; £29,999; 5 November;

Wolfson College; Dennis Sciama Non-Stipendiary Research Fellowship in Cosmology, Gravitation Theory and Astroparticle Physics 2011; 4 p.m., 1 December; 

Worcester College and the Ashmolean Museum; Sackler Research Fellowship; £26,523; 12 November;

Ripon College, Cuddesdon; Lecturer in Liturgy; salary according to the Lichfield scale plus housing allowance; 19 November;

External Vacancies

University of Cambridge; Professorship of Stem Cell Medicine; 8 November;

Churchill College, Murray Edwards College, Selwyn College and Trinity Hall, University Of Cambridge; Junior Research Fellowships 2011; stipendiary and non-stipendiary; 21 November;

Jesus College, Cambridge; Research Fellowship; £19,743; 10 December;

Murray Edwards College, Cambridge; Development Officer (Communications and Alumnae Relations); £22,272–£26,568 (subject to the outcome of a Pay and Grading Review); 5 p.m., 1 November;

Wolfson College, Cambridge; Junior Research Fellows under Title BI; non-stipendiary; midnight, 5 January;