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Bingham Early Career Fellowship in Constitutional Studies

Grade 7.1-7.4: £32,817-£35,845 p.a.

Balliol College and the Department of Politics and International Relations are seeking to appoint a suitably qualified person to an Early Career Fellowship in Constitutional Studies. The post will be associated with a Supernumerary Fellowship at Balliol College. The Bingham Early Career Fellowship in Constitutional Studies is designed for an individual with outstanding potential at an early stage of their academic career. The post is available for a fixed term of four years and the person appointed is expected to be in post from 1 July 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter.

The closing date for applications is midday on Tuesday 14 April 2020. Interviews are expected to be held in late April or early May 2020.

Career Development Fellow in Comparative Politics

£32,817 (point 1) to £35,845 (point 4) per annum (University Grade 7, current rates), depending on experience

St Hilda’s College invites applications for a Career Development Fellowship in Comparative Politics for four years from 1 July 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter. The post-holder will be required to engage in research, to offer an average of 6.5 hours per week tutorial teaching for the college in the field of comparative politics, and to play a central role in Politics and joint degree admissions and subject administration at St Hilda’s. Applicants will have completed a doctorate but be at an early stage of their academic career, and should have some relevant teaching experience. There is no possibility of renewal beyond four years.

The deadline for applications is 12 noon on Tuesday 14 April 2020.

Departmental Lecturer in European Union Politics (145299)

Grade 7: £32,817 – £40,322 p.a. (with a discretionary range up to £44,045 p.a.)

The Department of Politics and International Relations (DPIR) at Oxford is an internationally renowned centre of excellence for teaching and research. The study of these disciplines at Oxford has a long and distinguished history and the department is now one of the largest in the field in the UK.

The Department is now seeking to appoint a Departmental Lecturer in European Union Politics on a full-time basis. The successful candidate will provide teaching and supervision for the DPIR at the undergraduate and graduate level, while contributing to the Departmental examining and admissions processes and undertaking independent research in European Union Politics.

This post is offered on a full-time basis for a period of two years, to commence from 1 September 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter. Office space and other relevant facilities will be provided in the Department of Politics and International Relations in Oxford.

The ideal candidate will hold a relevant PhD/DPhil by September 2020 (or be close to completion). He/she will be able to provide excellent class and tutorial teaching to high-achieving students at both the undergraduate and graduate level in the field of European Union Politics, and to advise MPhil and DPhil students on their research projects. Essential criteria also include experience in carrying out independent research and a strong record of publications in highly-ranked, peer-reviewed journals or major presses, as well as an ability to commit to the full range of academic duties.

The duties, responsibilities and skills required are described in more detail in the further particulars, which also contain details on how to apply. These are available from: (Vacancy ID: 145299).

Interviews are expected to take place on Thursday, 4 June 2020. If you have any questions regarding application process please contact .

The closing date for applications is noon (UK time) on Thursday, 23 April 2020.

Applications are particularly welcome from women, and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in Oxford.

Applications must be made through the university website.

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John G Winant Visiting Professor of American Government

A stipend of £40,000 for the academic year

Rothermere American Institute in association with Balliol College, Oxford

The University of Oxford invites applications for the John G Winant Visiting Professorship of American Government. The tenure of each Visiting Professor will be up to one academic year (1 September to 1 July). Applications are now open for the academic years 2021-22, 2022-23 and 2023-24.

You will be expected to deliver one major public lecture, the Winant Lecture, preferably in the first term of your appointment. More generally you will contribute to the intellectual activity of the Rothermere American Institute (

You will be intellectually eminent in American government, with an academic background (e.g. PhD and research experience) in American government, political science, or similar related field of study.

You will hold a Supernumerary Visiting Fellowship at Balliol College ( A stipend is payable (£40,000 for the academic year, or pro rata if appointment is for only part of an academic year). This stipend is intended to be a supplement to your current salary. In addition, some funds are available for travel expenses and for other expenses incurred in the course of your duties as the Visiting Professor.

Further details may be obtained from Sue Morris, Secretary to the Winant Visiting Professorship, Senior Appointments Team, University of Oxford (email:

Applications including a CV and covering letter should be sent directly by email to: Please indicate which of the three academic year(s) you wish to be considered for in your covering letter.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Monday 20 April 2020. Vacancy ID: 144819


PPE Administrator (145742)

Grade 6: £29,176 - £34,804 p.a.

The Department of Politics and International Relations, in association with the Department of Economics and the Faculty of Philosophy, seeks to appoint an Administrator to coordinate the administration for the Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (PPE). The PPE Administrator ensures that the complex administration of admissions and examinations for the degree is approached in a coordinated way and in compliance with University regulations.

The main responsibilities of the postholder are to provide advice on procedures and protocols and high quality support to the academic PPE Officers, including the PPE Admissions Coordinator and the PPE Chairs of Examinations. The PPE Administrator also facilitates the work of the PPE Committee, including statistical analysis and reporting, and is responsible for the organisation of PPE events and the content management and development of the PPE website.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Monday 6 April 2020.

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

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