Associate Professorship of Higher Education

University of Oxford - Department of Education in association with Linacre College

Applications are invited for the post of Associate Professor of Higher Education to be based at the Department of Education, Norham Gardens, Oxford. The post is full-time and, upon completion of a successful review, permanent. The appointment will be made in association with a Fellowship at Linacre College. In exceptional cases, the title of full Professor may be awarded on appointment.

The University wishes to appoint a candidate whose main research and teaching experience is in the area of higher education. The main duties of the post will be: to contribute to the department’s strong research profile in future research assessment exercises through his or her own programme of publications and research funding, to contribute to teaching on Masters courses and to their further development, to supervise graduate students in the broad area of higher education, and to contribute to the research-related activities of the higher education research group.

The successful candidate will have a doctorate in an area of relevance to the post, successful experience of social scientific research in the field of higher education, a proven track-record of high quality publications in higher education and a good record of funded research. She or he will have the ability to obtain and manage research grants and manage contract research staff and a strong record of collaboration and teamwork. She or he will also have a strong background of teaching higher education courses and successful experience of teaching high achieving graduate students, including doctoral students.

For more details about the post including full application instructions, please see the further particulars.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on 27 November 2017.

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

Please note that the University of Oxford's retirement policy has changed. With effect from 1 October 2017, all employees at Grade 8 and above have a retirement age of the 30 September before the 69th birthday. All employees at Grades 1-7 do not have a set retirement age. Further details are available here: www.ox.ac.uk/about/jobs/preemploymentscreening.

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