Administrator – Programme on Modern Burmese Studies

University of Oxford - St Antony's College

Part time: 17.5 hours per week

Fixed term post to 31 July 2018 in the first instance

St Antony’s College has an exciting opportunity for someone with a relevant administrative background or someone looking to begin a career in academic administration.

The Programme on Modern Burmese Studies is a fast-growing and active part of the Asian Studies Centre at St Antony’s College. Created in 2013, it is designed to open new perspective on Burma/Myanmar during the country’s period of political and economic transition. Its blog, Tea Circle, is read by thousands of people each week, in Myanmar and around the world. The Programme organises international workshops and maintains a full schedule of Myanmar-related seminars and other events at the College and across the University. It is also the central hub for academic engagement with Myanmar, bringing together dozens of students and scholars. We are seeking an Administrator to support the vibrant work of this Programme.

The Administrator supports the work of the Programme and also reports to and provides direct administrative support to the Director of the Programme on Modern Burmese Studies. The full details of the Administrator’s responsibilities and duties are provided in the job description.

The post is part time (17.5 hours per week) and the post holder will be expected to normally work Tuesday to Thursday on hours to be agreed.  The core working hours for full-time administrative staff are normally 9.00 am to 5.00 pm with an unpaid hour for lunch. The post is offered on a fixed term basis to 31 July 2018, however there is a possibility of this date being extended.

Please visit our website for further information and an application form. 

To apply, please send a completed application form and a covering letter explaining how your skills and experience fit the person specification via e-mail to by noon on Thursday 31 August 2017.

Interviews are likely to be held on Thursday 7 September 2017.

Informal enquiries concerning the post may be made to the Director of the Programme on Modern Burmese Studies, Dr Matthew J Walton – email:

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