DL in Political Theory (Modern Political Thought)

University of Oxford

United Kingdom

June 23, 2021

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DL in Political Theory (Modern Political Thought)

Department of Politics and International Relations (DPIR) Grade 7: £32,817 – £40,322 p.a. (with a discretionary range 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 Political Theory (Modern Political Thought) on a full-time, fixed-term 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 politics.

This post is offered on a full-time basis for a period of twelve months, to commence from 1 September 2021, 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 PhD/DPhil in Political Theory (or be close to completion). They will be able to provide excellent class and seminar teaching to high-achieving students at both the undergraduate and graduate level in the field of Modern Political Thought, 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, or a clear potential to attain such a record, 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.

Interviews are expected to take place in the week commencing 12th July 2021. If you have any questions regarding application process please contact vacancies@politics.ox.ac.uk.

Candidates are also welcome to contact the joint Head of Department, Nicholas Owen, at nicholas.owen@politics.ox.ac.uk, or Amia Srinivasan, at amia.srinivasan@politics.ox.ac.uk for an informal discussion of this post.

The closing date for applications is noon (UK time) on Wednesday 23rd June 2021.

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

Contact Person : Nicholas Owen Vacancy ID : 151555 Contact Phone : + 44 (0) 1865 288566 Closing Date & Time : 23-Jun-2021 12:00 Contact Email : nicholas.owen@politics.ox.ac.uk

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