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
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
Candidates are also welcome to contact the joint Head of Department, Nicholas
Owen, at firstname.lastname@example.org, or Amia Srinivasan, at
email@example.com for an informal discussion of this post.
The closing date for applications is noon (UK time) on Wednesday 23rd June
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 :
Contact Email : firstname.lastname@example.org