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Academic vacancies

The University of Oxford directs applicants to its online recruitment system for the majority of vacancies.  Due to essential maintenance, this system will be unavailable for use from 5.00pm on Tuesday 18 December 2018 and not expected to be made available until 8.00pm on Tuesday 18 December 2018.  If the vacancy you are interested in uses e-Recruitment, please revisit this site after 8.00pm on the 18 December to proceed with your application. Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience.

The University of Oxford and the Oxford Colleges advertise a range of academic vacancies. A limited selection of these vacancies are displayed on this webpage. 

  • To view all academic vacancies at the University of Oxford, please go to the Job Search webpage and select the relevant search criteria (e.g. Academic, All Departments).
  • An extensive list of academic and research vacancies in the Oxford Colleges can be found on the Conference of Colleges webpage.

Please note that the University of Oxford's retirement policy has changed. With effect from 1 October 2017, all academic and academic-related employees at Grade 8 and above have a retirement age of the 30 September before the 69th birthday. Further details are available here

Professorships and Associate Professorships

Associate Professorship (or Professorship) of Statistics in Statistical and Population Genomics
DEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS in association with Somerville College
Closing date: 21/02/19

Associate Professorship of Petrology and Crustal Processes
DEPARTMENT OF EARTH SCIENCES in association with St Cross College
Closing date: 15/02/19

Associate Professorship of Theoretical Astrophysics
DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS in association with St Hugh's College
Closing date: 04/02/19

Professorship of Pure Mathematics
DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATIC in association with Worcester College
Closing date: 21/01/19

Associate Professor of Civil Engineering
DEPARTMENT OF ENGINEERING SCIENCE in association with St. Catherine’s College
Closing date: 17/01/19

Professorship of Intellectual Property and Information Technology Law
FACULTY OF LAW in association with St Peter's College
Closing date: 14/01/19

Associate Professorship of Law and Tutorial Fellowship
HERTFORD COLLEGE in association with The Faculty of Law
Closing date: 10/01/19

Associate Professorship in International Relations
DEPARTMENT OF POLITICS AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS in association with Somerville College
Closing date: 10/01/19

Associate Professor of Theoretical Particle Physics
DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS in association with Somerville College
Closing date: 04/01/19

Associate Professorship of Higher Education
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION in association with Linacre College
Closing date: 20/12/18

Nolloth Professor of the Philosophy of the Christian Religion
FACULTY of THEOLOGY and RELIGION in association with Oriel College
Closing date: 19/12/18

Departmental Lectureships

Academic Clinical Lecturer in Acute Internal Medicine or Clinical Oncology or Haematology
NUFFIELD DEPARTMENT OF MEDICINE OR DEPARTMENT OF ONCOLOGY OR NUFFIELD DIVISION OF CLINICAL LABORATORY SCIENCES
Closing date: 20/12/18

Academic College Posts

The posts listed below are offered by individual Oxford colleges, each of which is an independent employer with its own terms and conditions of employment which are different from the University terms and conditions as described elsewhere on this website. Each college has its own website for further information.

Tutorial Fellow and Professor or Associate Professor of English Language and Literature
PEMBROKE COLLEGE and Faculty of English Language and Literature
Closing date: 07/01/19

Retained College Lecturer in Political Theory
ST HILDA'S COLLEGE
Closing date: 07/01/19