Back to search results

Research Fellow (4 posts)

University of Oxford - Faculty of Theology and Religion

Location: Oxford
Salary: £32,817 to £35,845 Grade 7, p.a.
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 5th March 2020
Closes: 1st April 2020
Job Ref: 145264

Faculty of Theology and Religion, Gibson Building, Woodstock Road, Oxford

Grade 7: £ 32,817 - £35,845 p.a.

The University of Oxford proposes to appoint four postdoctoral research fellows to join its 'Virtues and Vocations' project group, exploring the intersection between character formation, leadership development and institutional culture in four specific sectors: business, finance, law and technology.

The project's research is intended to advance theoretical and practical knowledge of character formation as it concerns the focal sectors. Our work will be thoroughly interdisciplinary, considering philosophical, theological, psychological, educational, and sociological aspects of character virtue development.

The project builds on the existing work of the Oxford Character Project. It will be housed in the Faculty of Theology and Religion and work in conjunction with faculty from relevant Oxford departments as well as industry partners.

Each postholder will be responsible for carrying out research and developing and piloting character and leadership development programmes in one of the project's four focal sectors (business, finance, law, technology). The postholders will provide guidance to junior members of the research group including research assistants and project volunteers.

This is a fixed-term post available for 3 years from the 1 September 2020.

The successful candidate will hold, or be close to completion of a relevant doctorate in philosophical, theological, psychological, educational or sociological accounts of human character and virtue with demonstrable research interest in character and leadership development

The duties and skills required are described in more detail in the further particulars.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on 1 April 2020. Interviews will take place on 7 April 2020.

Closing Date: 01-APR-2020 12:00

We value your feedback on the quality of our adverts. If you have a comment to make about the overall quality of this advert, or its categorisation then please send us your feedback
Advert information

Type / Role:

Subject Area(s):


Job tools
More jobs from University of Oxford

Show all jobs for this employer …

More jobs like this
Join in and follow us

Browser Upgrade Recommended has been optimised for the latest browsers.

For the best user experience, we recommend viewing on one of the following:

Google Chrome Firefox Microsoft Edge