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Head of Leadership Development (144414)

Grade 8: £45,066 - £52,219 with a discretionary range to £54.131 p.a.

The Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism (RISJ) in the Department of Politics and International Relations at The University of Oxford is seeking a journalist or other news media industry professional to take on the role of Head of Leadership Development to advance and deliver the Institute’s expanding range of leadership development programs for outstanding editors and executives from the news media industry.

This is an exciting opportunity to work with current and future leaders in news from all over the world in an environment that brings together world-class journalists, media leaders, and researchers.

This is a full-time position, available as soon as possible for 2 years in the first instance, and renewable subject to funding.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 midday on Monday 13 January 2020.

Applications must be made through the university website.

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Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Technology and Policy (143613)

Grade 7: £32,817 - £40,322 p.a.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and highly motivated Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Technology and Policy to join the research team at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism in the Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Oxford.

The research project aims to contribute international and comparative research on how different technology companies approach issues around free speech and news/journalism, and how policymakers and regulators are approaching technology companies’ role in these two areas. The project will operate at the intersection between social science, media and technology research, and policy and law, and seeks to produce timely, relevant, and accessible high quality empirical research to advance our understanding of – and inform decision making around – issues in the area of technology and policy important for the future of journalism worldwide.

This is a full-time appointment fixed-term for 2 years.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Friday 13 December 2019.

Applications must be made through the university website.

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Postdoctoral Researcher (Governance and Trust) 144317

Grade 7: £32.817 p.a.

The Department of Politics and International Relations (DPIR), University of Oxford, in collaboration with the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) is seeking to appoint a postdoctoral researcher to work with Professor Stathis Kalyvas for a year. The postholder will be a member of a research group with responsibility for carrying out research for a project funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC).

The project seeks to provide new theoretical insights and empirical evidence on how trust within and between social groups and towards institutions shapes the relationship between economic inequality and governance in contexts where democratic structures may be unstable or under threat.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Monday 16 December 2019.

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

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.

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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.