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Finance Assistant

Grade 4: £ 20,781 - 24,057 per annum (pro rata)

The Department of Politics and International Relations is seeking an enthusiastic and motivated individual to support the finance operation in this busy department.  This is a rewarding and challenging role which offers excellent development opportunities for the successful candidate.  While reporting directly to the Department’s Finance Manager, the post holder will be expected to work with considerable autonomy, prioritizing and managing their own workload as necessary.  The Finance Assistant will be expected to work independently on the majority of tasks, referring to the Finance Manager for unusual cases.

 

Applications must be made through the university website.

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Finance Manager

Grade 8: £38,511 - £45,954 per annum

This is an outstanding opportunity to join the senior management team of a thriving, diverse and widely renowned academic Department of Politics and International Relations at Oxford University.

Working closely with the Head of Administration and other senior academic colleagues, you will be leading the financial function and play a key role in the Department’s project planning. As Finance Manager, you will manage the financial support of all component parts of the Department including personnel, research support, student administration, space, health and safety and general services.

You will be responsible for a team of two, a Finance Officer and a Finance Assistant. The role also entails an element of Project Management; examples of recent projects have included the development of an Executive Education Programme and refurbishments of departmental working space.

Applications must be made through the university website.

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Part-time Senior Research Fellow (Project on Individual Liability in War)

Grade 8: £42,067 – £45,954 (with a discretionary range to £50,200) pro rata per annum

The Department of Politics and International Relations is looking for an accomplished researcher in the fields of Just War Theory, Moral Philosophy or Political Theory to conduct a high-level research into moral issues arising from the increasing role of individuals in war.  

The role will entail conducting of original research into normative and philosophical issues arising from the individualisation of war, in particular relating to the liability of combatants and non-combatants of war. The Senior Research Fellow will undertake comprehensive and systematic literature reviews, write and publish in highly-ranked, peer-reviewed academic journals and contribute to policy-oriented symposia and discussions.

Applications must be made through the university website.

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PPE Administrator

Salary Grade 6: £27,057 - £32,277/per annum

The Department of Politics and International Relations, in association with the Department of Economics and the Faculty of Philosophy, seeks to appoint an Administrator to coordinate the administration for the Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE) Undergraduate degree.  PPE is one of Oxford University’s flagship programmes admitting 240 students each year from a field of over 1000 applicants.  Based in the Department of Politics and International Relations, the postholder is the administrative lead for the PPE degree working closely with academic and administrative staff involved in the delivery of the PPE programme.

The role will involve coordination of all aspects of administration for the PPE degree including admissions and examination processes, committee activities, data management, and communications and widening participation activities.   The postholder will provide advice on procedures and protocols and high quality support to the academic PPE Officers, in particular to those responsible for Admissions and Examinations, including statistical analysis and reporting.

Applications must be made through the university website.

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Prize Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in Politics (two posts)

£29,815 per annum

Nuffield College and the Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Oxford intend to appoint jointly, with effect from 1 September 2016 or as soon as possible thereafter, two Postdoctoral Prize Research Fellows (PPRFs) in Politics, broadly construed to include political science, comparative politics and political economy, political theory, international relations and political history.

The key responsibilities of the Research Fellows are to engage in advanced study and independent scholarly research in politics broadly construed (as above); to disseminate research findings through publication and participation in conferences and workshops; to take part in the intellectual life of the College and the Department by organising workshops, seminars or conferences; to undertake teaching of 24 units per year and to assist in examining for the Department.

 


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.

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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.