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Fixed-term Research Lecturership in Politics (Part-time)

Trinity College invites applications for a Fixed-term Research Lecturership in Politics (part-time), from 1st October 2019 to 31st December 2020.  The person appointed would ideally be able to teach the core 2nd year undergraduate course in political sociology, and so the post is open to those conducting research in sociology as well as those researching politics. It is intended to provide both an early-career research opportunity, and teaching for undergraduates from 1st October 2019 – 30th June 2020 while the College’s Fellow in Politics is on leave. The Research Lecturer will be free from all teaching duties and able to focus solely on their research from July-December 2020. It is expected they will be submitted to the REF 2021 by Trinity College in either Politics or Sociology.

Research in Politics

Applicants must have completed a relevant doctorate by the start of the post (1st October 2019). They should not have completed more than four years of postdoctoral study by this date. As a Research Lecturer, they must engage in original, independent research of a high standard, and have identified a research project in either Politics or Political Sociology to pursue over the time of the appointment. They must have one or more publications (either published or forthcoming by December 2020) demonstrating strong research expertise in the field, appropriate to their career stage.

Teaching of Politics at Trinity College

 Trinity College admits circa six undergraduate students a year to read PPE and on average one or two a year to read the joint school of History and Politics. The Lecturer will take a leading role in the organisation of teaching of Politics, collaborating with the College’s other organising tutors in PPE and with the organising tutors in History. The Research Lecturer will be responsible for undergraduate admissions in Politics for both PPE and History and Politics in November / December 2019.

The successful candidate must be able to offer substantial teaching in core areas of the Politics syllabus. The core requirements for teaching (from October 2019-June 2020) are as follows:

  • Either Theory of Politics (for Prelims, year 1) or the Practice of Politics (for Prelims, year 1) or both
  • At least one core paper in Politics for Final Honour School (FHS, years 2 and 3) for PPE and HP. The five core papers are Political Sociology, British Government and Politics since 1900, International Relations, Theory of Politics, and Comparative government). Ability to teach Political Sociology would be preferred but not essential.

The ability to teach teach two core papers in Politics and one or more option papers for FHS would also be helpful.

Details of programme structure for PPE and HP are available at https://www.politics.ox.ac.uk/undergraduate-applicants.html. You are asked to indicate in your application which parts of the syllabi you could cover.

Applications should be sent by email to the Academic Administrator, Trinity College, Oxford (academic.administrator@trinity.ox.ac.uk) by 12 noon (UK time) on the 5th June 2019.  Applicants should ask two referees to send confidential references directly to the Academic Administrator by the same date.  Interviews will be held on Thursday the 20th June 2019. Further particulars, including details of salary and other benefits, can be found here: Politics Research Lecturership FPs 2019 20

 

Fixed-term Research Lecturership in English (Victorian literature) (Part-time):

Trinity College invites applications for a fixed-term Research Lecturership in English, in Victorian Literature (part-time), from 1st October 2019 to 31st December 2020.  This post is intended to provide both an early-career research opportunity, and teaching for undergraduates from 1st October 2019 – 30th June 2020 while the College’s Fellow in English, Dr Stefano Evangelista, is on leave. The Research Lecturer will be free from all teaching duties and able to focus solely on their research from July-December 2020. It is expected they will be submitted to the REF 2021 by Trinity College.

Research in English

Applicants must have completed a relevant doctorate by the start of the post (1st October 2019). They should not have completed more than four years of postdoctoral study by this date. As a Research Lecturer, they must engage in original, independent research of a high standard, and have identified a research project to pursue over the time of the appointment. They must have one or more publications (either published or forthcoming by December 2020) demonstrating strong research expertise in the field, appropriate to their career stage.

Teaching of English at Trinity College

 Trinity College admits circa eight undergraduate students a year to read English or one of the joint schools (English and Classics or English and Modern Languages). The Lecturer will take a leading role in the organisation of teaching of English, collaborating with the College’s other organising tutors in English, and in relevant joint schools.

The core requirements for teaching under this Lecturership (from October 2019-June 2020) are as follows:

Essential

  • at Prelims (year 1): Literature in English 1830-1910 (‘Victorian’); Literature in English 1910-present day (‘Modern’), Introduction to English Language and Literature

Desirable

  • at FHS (years 2 and 3): Literature in English: 1760-1830
  • The ability to supervise undergraduate dissertations in the period 1760-present day may also be helpful.

Current details for the First Public Examination and Final Honour School in the various courses are at https://www.english.ox.ac.uk/course-structure. You are asked to indicate in your application which parts of the syllabi you could cover.

Applications should be sent by email to the Academic Administrator, Trinity College, Oxford (academic.administrator@trinity.ox.ac.uk) by 12 noon (UK time) on 5th June 2019.  Applicants should ask two referees to send confidential references directly to the Academic Administrator by the same date.  Interviews will be held on 18th June 2019. Further particulars, including details of salary and other benefits are available here: English Research Lecturership FPs 2019 20 (SE)

 

Fixed-term Research Lecturership in Law (Part-time)

Trinity College invites applications for a fixed-term Research Lecturership in Law (part-time), from 1st October 2019 to 31st December 2020.  This post is intended to provide both an early-career research opportunity, and teaching for undergraduates from 1st October 2019 – 30th June 2020 while the College’s Senior Fellow in Law, is on leave. The Research Lecturer will be free from all teaching duties and able to focus solely on their research from July-December 2020. It is expected they will be submitted to the REF 2021 by Trinity College.

Research in Law

Applicants must have completed or be very close to completing a relevant doctorate by the start of the post (1st October 2019). They should not have completed more than four years of postdoctoral study by this date. As a Research Lecturer, they must engage in original, independent research of a high standard, and have identified a research project to pursue over the time of the appointment. They must have one or more publications (either published or forthcoming by December 2020) demonstrating strong research expertise in the field, appropriate to their career stage.

Teaching of Law at Trinity College

 Trinity College admits circa six undergraduate students a year to read Law or Law Studies in Europe. The Lecturer will take a leading role in the organisation of teaching of Law, collaborating with the College’s other Fellow in Law.

The core requirements for teaching under this Lecturership (from October 2019-June 2020) are as follows:

  • at Mods (terms 1 and 2 of year 1): Constitutional law
  • at FHS (term 3 of year 1, and years 2 and 3): Administrative Law

Current syllabus details for the First Public Examination and Final Honour School in the various courses are at https://www.law.ox.ac.uk/admissions/undergraduate/ba-jurisprudence.

Applications should be sent by email to the Academic Administrator, Trinity College, Oxford (academic.administrator@trinity.ox.ac.uk) by 12 noon (UK time) on 5th June 2019.  Applicants should ask two referees to send confidential references directly to the Academic Administrator by the same date.  Interviews will be held on 19th June 2019. Further particulars, including details of salary and other benefits are available here: Law Research Lecturership FPs 2019 20

 

The John and Daria Barry Postdoctoral Fellowship in Constitutional Law or Constitutional Theory

Applications are invited for a stipendiary Junior Research Fellowship, tenable for three years from 1st October 2019, in Constitutional Law and/or Constitutional Theory. The successful candidate is likely to be at or near the postdoctoral level. This post is sponsored by the Programme for the Foundations of Law and Constitutional Government at the University of Oxford. The Junior Research Fellow must engage in original research, and may undertake a limited amount of teaching with the consent of the College. The starting salary is point 30 on the HE single pay spine (£33,199 p.a.), rising to points 31 and 32 on this scale in years 2 and 3 of the appointment.

Applications should be submitted by email to the Academic Administrator, Trinity College, Oxford (academic.administrator@trinity.ox.ac.uk) by noon (UK time) on Thursday 23rd May 2019. Full details of items to include in the application are specified in the Further Particulars available here: Law 2019 JRF Further Particulars.

Short-listed candidates will be invited to attend an interview in Oxford (or by skype, for candidates based outside the UK) on either Monday 10th or Tuesday 11th June 2019.

 

Associate Professor of Computer Science (Cyber-Physical Systems)

Applications are invited for the new post of Associate Professor (or Professor) of Cyber-Physical Systems, to be held in the Department of Computer Science to start as soon as possible. The successful candidate will also be appointed as Fellow and Tutor in Trinity College, and will have the exciting opportunity to establish Computer Science at undergraduate level at Trinity.

The Department of Computer Science is a vibrant and growing academic department, which has a research profile across the entire spectrum of contemporary computing. You will be expected to engage in independent and original research, to secure funding and engage in the management of research projects, and to disseminate research of the highest international standard through publications, conferences and seminars. You will contribute to teaching on the Department’s highly successful undergraduate and graduate programmes, and will be responsible for the organisation and teaching of Computer Science within the College. You will benefit from a rich academic environment for computer science research, with many researchers working in closely related areas.

The appointee will be a member of both the University and the College community. This is a lively and intellectually stimulating research community with access to the excellent research facilities which Oxford offers. You will have a role to play in the running of the College as a member of the Governing Body and a trustee of the College as a charity, and have many opportunities to interact with academics in other disciplines as part of Oxford’s unique collegiate system.

You will hold a doctorate in computer science or cognate discipline, have the ability to teach across a range of computer science subjects, and will also have a proven research record of high quality at international level in the area of Cyber-Physical Systems, and experience of research collaborations at both national and international level.

The combined salary for this position is offered on a scale from £47,263 p.a., plus additional benefits including single-occupancy accommodation or £14,250 p.a. taxable and pensionable College housing allowance, access to joint equity scheme, and access to a private healthcare plan. An allowance of £2,754 would be payable upon award of Full Professor title.

Our staff and students come from all over the world and we proudly promote a friendly and inclusive culture. Diversity is positively encouraged, through diversity groups and champions, as well as a number of family-friendly policies, such as the right to apply for flexible working and support for staff returning from periods of extended absence, for example maternity leave. We are committed to ensuring an inclusive interview process and will reimburse up to £250 towards any additional care costs (for a dependent child or adult) incurred as a result of attending an interview for this position.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on 15 May 2019. Interviews will be held on 16 July 2019 and are expected to be a full day

Contact email: recruitmentenquiries@cs.ox.ac.uk

For further details and how to apply please visit: https://www.recruit.ox.ac.uk/pls/hrisliverecruit/erq_jobspec_version_4.display_form

 


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