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Department Lecturer in International Relations in association with St Catherine’s College (re-advertisement)

Grade 7: £30,738-£37,768 p.a. (with a discretionary range up to £41,255 p.a.)

(Fixed term contract for five years, non-renewable)

Department of Politics and International Relations is seeking to appoint a full-time fixed term Departmental Lecturer in International Relations in association with St Catherine’s College. The teaching and research topic will be focused on twentieth century international history including the era of the Cold War and the two World Wars.  Based in Oxford, this is a fixed term appointment for approximately five years commencing  1 January 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter.

The main duties of the Departmental Lecturer will be to engage in independent research in International Relations; to take responsibility for the organisation, supervision and teaching of Politics to undergraduates at St Catherine’s College; to contribute to Departmental teaching and supervision at the undergraduate and graduate level; to participate in College and Departmental administration; and to contribute to the examining and admissions processes as necessary.

Applications must be made through the university website.

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Onassis Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellow: “The Greek Diaspora Project at SEESOX”

Grade 7: £30.434 per annum (pro-rata)

Part –time (26 hours per week) fixed term contract for three years

The Department of Politics and International Relations (DPIR) in association with the South East European Studies at Oxford (SEESOX) is looking for a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow to engage in advanced research on the politics, economy and society of Greece, supporting a new SEESOX project entitled “The Greek Diaspora Project: Homeland Ties in Times of Crisis”.

This exciting project will highlight, assess and analyse selective themes such as brain drain, social entrepreneurship, electoral and local politics, philanthropy, and the diaspora’s influence in the fields of education, health or culture. 

As well as participating in the research activities of the department and the SEESOX programme and the dissemination of the research output, the successful candidate will assist the Project Director, Dr Othon Anastasakis, in the setting up and the subsequent organisation and co-ordination of the project.

Further duties of the Research Fellow will include supporting the Project Director in the academic and practical organisation of workshops and conferences on the Greek Diaspora Project, to be held in and outside Oxford; and to assist in further fundraising and project design for this programme at SEESOX.

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 Information about non-departmental posts can also be found on noticeboards in the Manor Road building, on the University Job Pages and at

The University of Oxford is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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