Gwilym Gibbon Senior Research Fellow in British Policy and Politics

University of Oxford - The Department of Politics and International Relations and Nuffield College

The Department of Politics and International Relations and Nuffield College at the University of Oxford seek to appoint a Gwilym Gibbon Senior Research Fellow in British Policy and Politics to provide intellectual leadership and to undertake world class research in British Policy and Politics. The successful candidate will be expected to establish the strategic direction of, and to lead, a major research programme in the field of British Policy and Politics; to provide vision and direction for research collaborators, colleagues and research students; to act as Director of the Gwilym Gibbon Centre for Public Policy at Nuffield College; and to play a full and active role in the academic life of the Department of Politics and International Relations and of Nuffield College.

The successful candidate for this post will be a distinguished scholar in the field of British Policy and Politics, with the ability to conduct internationally excellent research and to provide leadership in this research area. She or he will hold a doctorate in a relevant field and will have an outstanding publication record and excellent reputation in teaching and academic supervision, as well as proven ability and evidence of commitment to engagement with policymakers, practitioners and the public. It is expected that the successful candidate will operate at the level of professor in a top research university. On appointment, the Professorial title may be sought, if appropriate.

The post is full-time, permanent and tenable from 1 September 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter. An earlier start date could also be considered. The successful candidate will be based at Nuffield College and the Department of Politics and International Relations.

Further particulars, including information on the duties of the post, the selection criteria, and how to apply, are available from the College web page: https://www.nuffield.ox.ac.uk/media/2407/srf_britishpolicy_fp.pdf or from the College Registrar, Email: academic.admin@nuffield.ox.ac.uk.  

The deadline for applications is 12 noon (UK time) on Friday 9 February 2018.

Queries about the post should be addressed to the College’s Warden, Sir Andrew Dilnot (andrew.dilnot@nuffield.ox.ac.uk) and/or Professor Desmond King (desmond.king@nuffield.ox.ac.uk). Queries about the application process should be addressed to the College’s Academic Office at academic.admin@nuffield.ox.ac.uk (telephone: +44 (0) 1865 278516).

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

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