Postdoctoral Fellow in the Sociology of Elites

University of Oxford

United Kingdom

June 8, 2022

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Postdoctoral Fellow in the Sociology of Elites

Department of Social Policy and Intervention, Barnett House, 32 Wellington Square, Oxford, OX1 2ER

The Department of Social Policy and Intervention is seeking to appoint a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Sociology of Elites to work on a project, led by Dr Aaron Reeves, investigating the social origins of elites and how they have changed over time, as part of a multi-disciplinary and multi-method research group.

You will be responsible for managing your own academic research and administrative activities, collecting and analysing novel data (either quantitative or qualitative), and collaborating in writing journal articles and giving academic presentations. The post holder will also be involved in a small amount of teaching.

You will have, or be close to completing a PhD/DPhil in a relevant subject area, with experience of contributing ideas for research projects and grant applications. You will be someone who thrives in a highly collaborative and interdisciplinary environment, and you will have a high level of expertise in the methodological approach that informs your research. Excellent communication skills are also essential.

The project will involve working with Dr Sam Friedman from the LSE.

The post is fixed-term for 24 months in the first instance with the possibility of extension.

All applicants must complete a short application form and upload a CV and supporting statement. To apply for this role, please click on the ‘Apply Now' button in the link below. Only online applications received before 12.00 noon on 8th June 2022 can be considered. Interviews will be held in early July.

We are committed to fostering an environment of equality, diversity and inclusion.

Contact Person : HR Team Vacancy ID : 157678 Contact Phone : Closing Date & Time : 08-Jun-2022 12:00 Pay Scale : STANDARD GRADE 7 Contact Email : hrteam@spi.ox.ac.uk Salary (£) : 33,309 - 40.927

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