Departmental Lecturer in Feminist Political Theory

£36,024 - £44,263 per annum

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Applications are invited for the position of Departmental Lecturer in Feminist Political Theory in the Department of Politics and International Relations (DPIR), University of Oxford. This is an exciting opportunity to join a leading department recognised internationally for its rigorous and valuable research.
As Departmental Lecturer in Feminist Political Theory, you will contribute to the subject through teaching and supervising students at undergraduate and graduate levels at the DPIR.  You will participate in Departmental administration and contribute to the examining and admissions processes. In addition, you will be expected to conduct independent research in your field of specialism.
You will hold a PhD/DPhil (or be close to completion) in political theory or a closely related field. You will have experience in providing, or ability to provide, excellent class and tutorial teaching to high-achieving students at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. You will have carried out independent research, evidenced by a strong publication record in highly-ranked, peer-reviewed academic journals and/or major presses, or potential for such publication, as well as having a clear plan of research to be conducted. Additionally, you will have a willingness to contribute to the pastoral care of students and have the sensitivity to deal with pastoral issues, whilst engaging in student assessment, examination and course design.
The position is a fixed-term contract until 30 August 2027, ideally starting from 1 September 2024 or as soon as possible thereafter.
Successful candidates interested in Feminist Theory or the History of Feminist Thought will be offered a non-stipendary lectureship at University College. This will entitle the appointee to membership of College’s Senior Common Room and certain dining rights. Non-stipendiary lecturers may be asked to assist with admissions, and will give University College students priority in the distribution of tutorial teaching.
Candidates are welcome to contact Joint Head of Department Nicholas Owen ( for an informal discussion of this post. .
Applications for this vacancy are to be made online. You will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement and details of two referees as part of your online application.
Only applications received before midday (UK time) on Friday 12 April 2024 can be considered. Please quote reference 171691 in all correspondence.
Committed to equality and valuing diversity.


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