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Career Development Fellowship in Politics

Grade 7: £30,434 (point 1) to £33,242 (point 4)


St Hilda’s College invites applications for a Career Development Fellowship in Politics combined with a stipendiary lecturership in Politics at The Queen’s College, for four years from 1st October 2015.  The post-holder will be expected to engage in research, and to offer a total of 8 hours per week tutorial teaching for St Hilda’s and The Queen’s Colleges in the area of comparative politics and government.  Applicants will have completed a doctorate but be at an early stage of their career, and should have some relevant teaching experience.  There is no possibility of renewal beyond 30th September 2019.

The appointee will be paid on a scale from £30,434 (point 1) to £33,242 (point 4) per annum (University Grade 7, current rates).  The successful candidate will also receive an Academic Allowance of £1,300 per annum and an entertainment allowance of £235 per annum from St Hilda’s College, and a computer allowance of £900 from The Queen’s College. The Fellow will be a member of the Senior Common Room at both colleges, and will be entitled to all meals in St Hilda’s, and up to four meals per week at Queen’s during Full Term.

The deadline for applications is 12 noon on Friday 19 June 2015.  Please see Further Particulars, Application Form and Recruitment Monitoring Form, these may also be obtained from the Academic Registrar, St Hilda’s College, Oxford OX4 1DY (

Events and Fellowship Officer

Grade 5: £24,057 - £28,695 per annum

Three-year fixed term position


The Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism (RISJ) is seeking a well organised and flexible Events and Fellowship Officer to join their small hands-on administrative team, based in Norham Gardens, Oxford. Commencing on 27th July or as soon as possible thereafter, this is a full-time, fixed term post until 31st August 2018 with the possibility of extension subject to funding.

The post holder will take full responsibility for the planning, management and delivery of all events, liaising with high-level speakers, preparing and monitoring event budgets and producing detailed briefings for invited speakers, the Director and other senior colleagues.

The post is full time, fixed-term until 31st August 2018, and is available from 27th July 2015 or as soon as possible thereafter. The contract may be extendable subject to funding availability.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon (UK Time) on Monday 15 June 2015.

The duties and skills required are described in more detail in the further particulars, these are available from the OU website or from the Personnel Office, Department of Politics and International Relations, e-mail:

Applications must be made through the university website.

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Research Fellow (Project on news media organization in selected countries)

Grade 7: £30,434 - £37,394 per annum

Full-time, fixed term contract

 The Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism at the Department of Politics and International Relations is seeking to recruit a Research Fellow to work on a new research project aimed at analyzing the relationship between news media organizations and digital intermediaries like search engines and social media in a sample of selected countries, to be based to be based at the Reuters Institute, 13 Norham Gardens, Oxford.

The Research Fellow will undertake a wide range of research tasks, including conducting desk-based research to gain a clear understanding of how this relationship has developed in France, Germany, the UK, and the US in recent years and conducting relevant case studies on the basis of secondary resources, interviews, and field visits. 

This post is based on fixed-term full-time contract terms, and is required over the course of twelve months, to commence on 1st September 2015.

The successful candidate will be able to undertake advanced survey research and qualitative analysis and have attained a PhD/DPhil or equivalent experience in a substantive area of political or other social science including journalism/media studies, or be near completion of doctoral research. Candidates will also require excellent editing and communication skills (verbal and written) to demonstrate a potential to write at an international level. 



Applications must be made through the university website.

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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

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