Notifications of Vacancies

  • Thursday 23 October 2014
  • NO. 5074
  • VOL. 145

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

Headship of the Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences Division

The University wishes to appoint a scientist of distinction to take on the leadership of the Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences Division, succeeding Professor Alex Halliday, FRS. This is an exciting opportunity to build on strong foundations and to shape the development of science at a premier research-intensive university. The Head of Division will provide leadership to formulate and advance an ambitious vision that encompasses our research agenda and educational strategy, and which seeks to connect our work more strongly with the other divisions of the University and our many external partners. A key priority is the development and delivery of a bold and exciting plan to renew and refresh the division’s physical estate.

Deadline for applications: 28 November. Start date: 1 September 2015 at the latest. For more details about the post and full application instructions, see

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

Other University vacancies

Saïd Business School; L’Oréal Professorship of Marketing; 15 December;

Department of Economics; Professorship of Economic History; 8 December;

Colleges, Halls and Societies

Brasenose; stipendiary Lecturer in English; £12,757–£14,348 pro rata plus allowances; 3 November;

Christ Church, Merton and St John's; Junior Research Fellows in Arts and Sciences (from Michaelmas term 2015); £22,030 plus accommodation allowance; noon, 28 November;

Merton; stipendiary Lecturer in Mathematics; £4,689 plus benefits; noon, 10 November;

Nuffield; Research Officer, Centre for Experimental Social Sciences; £24,259–£28,694; 17 November;

St Peter's; Assistant Junior Dean; £2,904 plus meals and accommodation; 31 October;

University College; Junior Research Fellowship in Philosophy or Politics; £21,597 plus benefits; noon, 19 November;

University College; stipendiary Lecturership in Philosophy; £11,339–£12,753 for 8 months plus benefits; noon, 7 November;

Wolfson; Apprentice Chef; £2.73 ph (first-year apprenticeship rate); 31 October;

Wolfson; Doctoral Life-Writing Scholarship; up to 3 years' college fee plus £5,500 annual stipend; 7 November;

External Vacancies

University of Cambridge; Professorship of Manufacturing Engineering; 24 November;

University of Cambridge; Van Geest Professorship; 30 November;

Clare College, Cambridge; 2 3-year stipendiary Junior Research Fellowships in any Arts discipline (from 1 Oct 2015); 5pm, 8 December;