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DPIR Administrative Assistants

Grade 4.1:£11.06 per hour plus holiday entitlement

DIPR has a number of part-time administrative positions available to DPIR graduate students which will
provide support to a number of key functions within the Department. The post-holders will take on a wide
range of activities across the Department including communications (external and internal), website
administration, and event organisation and will need to demonstrate flexibility and the ability to work on project
related tasks with minimum supervision.

 

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Computer Science

Grade 7: Salary in the range £30,738 – £32,600 p. a.

Grade 7: Salary in the range £30,738 – £32,600 p. a.


The Department of Politics and International Relations is seeking to recruit a postdoctoral Research Associate to work on computational coding of legislative texts as part of a team on the project ‘Measuring Government Policy with Text Analysis’, a 12-month project funded by the John Fell OUP Fund.

The candidate will be responsible for research on the development of a computational method for machine coding of large legislative text corpora. The research will involve the designing and implementing of a pilot study to evaluate the validity of the new text analysis algorithm. The Research Associate will also participate in the dissemination of the project’s results.

The successful candidate will hold (or be near to completion of) a doctoral degree in computer science or related discipline. They will have a strong research background in the field of machine learning and computational linguistics and be highly skilled in the Python programming language. The knowledge of the ‘R’, Stata or equivalent statistical package is highly desirable.

 

Applications must be made through the university website.

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Research Support Officer

Grade 5: £24,298 - £28,982 p.a

Grade 5: £24,298 - £28,982 p.a.


The Department of Politics and International Relations is seeking a highly versatile and motivated team player to join its research support team.

Working closely with the Research Facilitator and in collaboration with other centre and departmental staff, the post holder will provide support in the areas of centre, network and programme management and Research Excellence Framework (REF) preparations, in addition to being responsible for coordinating a new student volunteering scheme.

The role offers an exciting opportunity for someone with excellent organisational and project coordination skills to develop experience of operations in a higher education environment.
The post will involve communication with stakeholders including academics, practitioners, policy makers, prospective funders and students.

 

Applications must be made through the university website.

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Working With Us

Established in 2000, the Department is one of the largest teaching and research units in its field in the United Kingdom with over 100 active research staff working around five principal areas: Government, Theory, International Relations, the Politics of Development and the application of quantitative methods in political and social science. The Department is located in the new Social Sciences building on Manor Road along with the Departments of Economics and Sociology, the Centres for Criminology and Socio-Legal Studies and the new Social Science Library.

Application Details

Further particulars and vacancy details can be obtained by contacting the Personnel Office by email vacancies@politics.ox.ac.uk. Information about non-departmental posts can also be found on noticeboards in the Manor Road building, on the University Job Pages and at www.jobs.ac.uk.

The University of Oxford is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Please refer to University of Oxford Staff Benefits.

Information about non-departmental posts can also be found on noticeboards in the Manor Road building, on the University Job sites  and at www.jobs.ac.uk.