John G Winant Associate Professorship of US Foreign Policy

£52,815 to £70,918 p.a. plus additional benefits

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The Department of Politics and International Relations (DPIR) in association with Nuffield College is recruiting to the post of John G Winant Associate Professor in US Foreign Policy to start from 1 September 2024 or as soon as possible thereafter. Applications are invited from outstanding candidates with research and teaching expertise in any major aspect of American foreign policy and of the role of the United States in world politics. The field is open to those who approach this subject broadly.

The successful candidate will be required to carry out advanced research in the field and to contribute to graduate and undergraduate teaching in International Relations, including, amongst other things, delivery of a graduate course on US Foreign Policy and of the role of the United States in world politics, undergraduate teaching on US foreign policy, to contribute to graduate research design and methods teaching; to supervise graduate students; and to participate in academic administration, examining and assessment, the admission of students to the Department and College, and in the governance of the Department and the College.

The post will be held in conjunction with a Non-Tutorial, Professorial Fellowship at Nuffield College.

If you would like to discuss this post and find out more about joining the academic community at Oxford, please email Petra Schleiter, Joint Head of Department at DPIR. All enquiries will be treated in strict confidence and will not form part of the selection decision.

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online. You will be required to upload a CV, including a full list of publications; details of teaching experience; a statement of research interests and future research plans, and a covering letter or statement. You are also required to provide details of three referees whom you have asked to submit confidential reference letters by email to DPIR's HR Team. Please ensure that your referees send their letters by the stated deadline for applications.

Applications are encouraged from women and from Black, Asian, and minority ethnic candidates, who are currently under-represented in academic posts in Oxford.

Circumstances such as caring responsibilities, ill health or disability may result in the quantity of a candidate's outputs being less than might otherwise be expected, therefore when considering candidate's research and publication record, career breaks will be taken into consideration.

Only applications received before noon (UK time) on Friday 16 February 2024 can be considered. Please quote reference 170215 in all correspondence.

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