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Career Development Fellow with Responsibility for Access & Outreach

University of Oxford - Worcester College

Location: Oxford
Salary: £28,098 to £31,604
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 1st August 2018
Closes: 1st October 2018

Worcester College, Oxford proposes to appoint a fixed-term Career Development Fellow from 1 January 2019 to 31 August 2022. This is a newly-created, combined post which is designed to support an academic in the early stages of his or her career while at the same time achieving the College’s goals in terms of outreach and fair access. Fifty per cent of the Fellow’s time will be devoted to research and publication in their chosen academic field (and there is no restriction on this field); fifty per cent to outreach. In recognition of the kind support of the Tinsley Foundation, the postholder will be known as the Tinsley Outreach Fellow.

The successful candidate will have a doctorate in an appropriate academic field, awarded after 1 January 2013, or submitted for examination before 1 September 2018. A demonstrated ability to plan and undertake academic research at the highest level is essential, and previous experience should include a record of publications and/or other outputs demonstrating research expertise in the field, appropriate to the career stage of the applicant. The successful candidate will demonstrate excellent oral and written presentation and communication skills, suitable to both academic and non-academic audiences, and a commitment to fair access and the academic goals of the College.

Stipend will be in the range £28,098-£31,604 per annum, according to qualifications and experience. The Career Development Fellow will be entitled to Senior Common Room membership, with free lunches and dinners, a research allowance of £1,488 pa and an office.

For further information and details of how to apply, please visit The closing date for applications is 9.00 am on Monday 1 October 2018. Informal enquiries may be made to the Tutor for Admissions, Professor Laura Ashe (

Worcester College is an equal opportunities employer. Applications for this post are particularly welcome from women, disabled, and black and ethnic minority candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in Oxford.

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