Applications for all University vacancies must be received by 12.00 o’clock (midday) on the stated closing date (which can be found in each job listing below).
If you wish to find out more information about the role, please contact the recruiting department directly via the email address stated in the job advert.
N.B. - vacancies below appear in alphabetical order by vacancy title.
The Blavatnik School of Government are looking for an ambitious early career researcher to collaborate with Professor Sir Paul Collier and the Government Outcomes Lab team in investigating place-based partnerships for social change.
The Government Outcomes Lab (GO Lab) is a world-leading centre of academic excellence to advance the study of cross-sector partnerships for better social outcomes, establishing this as an area of top-class academic research. The research centre was originally set up through a partnership between the Blavatnik School of Government and UK Central Government. The Lab is entering an exciting new phase and is quickly and significantly expanding its scope to include the study of alternative models for effective cross-sector partnerships that bring together government, private sector and social sector organisations.
The Research Associate for Place-based Partnership will have the analytical and deliberative capabilities essential for bridging different intellectual traditions, engaging with citizens, and spanning institutional and governance siloes. Candidates might be designers, anthropologists, sociologists, economists or psychologists. What will matter will be enthusiasm, excellent inter-personal skills and the ability to build strong rapport with others: including families living in challenging circumstances and the service and community workers around families. They will “walk in the shoes of others” as well as have strong analytical skills and be team players with highly evolved capacities for self-organisation and self-motivation.
The post holder will manage their own academic research and administrative activities. They will adapt existing and develop new research methodologies and materials, including the use of Analytic Narratives. They will be required to prepare working theories and analyse qualitative and/or quantitative data from a variety of sources; provide reviews and targeted searches of related research and public activity; and produce group working papers on aspects of the work. They will also have the opportunity to contribute to ideas for new research projects and develop ideas for generating research income.
The successful candidate will hold, or be close to completion of, a relevant PhD/DPhil (e.g. in a topic in regional studies, economic geography, social policy, business); or have equivalent research experience. You should have an interest in the levelling up agenda in the UK. Effective organisation and communication skills, along with the ability to work collaboratively and manage your own research and associated activities, is essential.
The Government Outcomes Lab is currently recruiting for a number of positions therefore applicants will be simultaneously considered for other vacant research roles.
This post is fixed-term until March 2023 and part time applications (minimum 0.7FTE) will be considered. The Postdoctoral title will be awarded to a candidate who holds, or is close to completion of, a PhD/DPhil.
Further details for this position, including information on how to apply, are outlined in the job description.
The closing date for applications is 12 noon (UK time) on Monday, 7 December 2020. We expect to hold interviews for this position w/c 14 December 2020.
The Blavatnik School of Government, are looking for a creative and enthusiastic early career researcher to investigate ongoing challenges in coordinating complex, multi-sector public service delivery networks. The post holder will be part of a team led by Dr Eleanor Carter (Research Director, Government Outcomes Lab) as part of a UKRI Future Leaders Fellowship.
The Government Outcomes Lab (GO Lab) is a partnership between the Blavatnik School of Government and UK Central Government. The GO Lab team is a world-leading centre of academic excellence to advance the study of outcomes-based commissioning and other mechanisms to support cross-sector partnerships, establishing this as an area of top-class academic research. The Lab is entering an exciting new phase and is quickly and significantly expanding its scope to include the study of alternative models for effective cross-sector partnerships that bring together government, private sector and social sector organisations.
The Research Associate will be expected to manage their own academic research and administrative activities, adapt existing and develop new research methodologies and materials, including public service network mapping and contract analysis. They will be required to prepare working theories and analyse qualitative and/or quantitative data from a variety of sources; provide reviews and targeted searches of related research and public activity; and produce group working papers on aspects of the work. They will also have the opportunity to contribute to ideas for new research projects and develop ideas for generating research income.
A successful candidate will hold, or be close to completion of, a relevant PhD/DPhil (e.g. in a topic in social policy, law, socio-legal studies design, geography, public administration); or have equivalent research experience. You must possess sufficient specialist knowledge in the field of public service delivery, commissioning or social programme implementation to work within established research packages, along with previous experience of contributing to publications/presentations. Effective organisation and communication skills, along with the ability to work collaboratively and manage your own research and associated activities, are essential. The Government Outcomes Lab is currently recruiting for a number of positions therefore applicants will be simultaneously considered for other vacant research roles.
This post is fixed-term for four years and part time applications (minimum 0.6FTE) will be considered. The Postdoctoral title will be awarded to a candidate who holds, or is close to completion of, a PhD/DPhil.
The closing date for applications is 12 noon (UK time) on Monday, 7 December 2020. We expect to hold interviews for this position on Friday, 18 December 2020.
Applications are invited from the listed specialties for one post under the NIHR Integrated Academic Training Pathway. This is a fixed-term, four-year post which offers excellent opportunities to undertake high quality research within a clinically excellent environment and to undertake clinical work towards gaining a CCT. In addition to the NIHR funded post available, locally funded posts may also be awarded in parallel, subject to funding and assessment against the stated criteria for the role. Applicants should be medically qualified, ST3 and above, have full GMC registration and already hold, or have submitted for Higher Degree (PhD/DPhil/MD). Applicants must also hold a current National Training Number (NTN).
General Practice: candidates must have completed their clinical training, and be included in the GMC Specialist Register in general practice (exceptional candidates who are nearing the end of their vocational training may also be considered).
The NIHR ACL post will be from the following specialties under the theme of Complex Health Needs in Age-Related and Chronic Disease:
Cardiology, based in the Radcliffe Department of Medicine, Level 6, West Wing, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford
Endocrinology and Diabetes Mellitus, based in the Radcliffe Department of Medicine, Level 6, West Wing, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford
General Practice, based in the Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, Radcliffe Observatory Quarter, Woodstock Road, Oxford
The closing date for this post is 12 noon on Friday 11 December 2020. Interviews will be held remotely on Tuesday 5 January 2021.
For an informal discussion, please contact Professor Christopher Pugh at email@example.com
Applications are particularly welcome from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in Oxford. Committed to equality and valuing diversity.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Outreach and Access Manager to join the Department of Materials, working on a proactive and wide-ranging Schools Outreach programme. The post is a full-time permanent role and is currently available to be refilled as soon as possible. The post will suit an enthusiastic candidate with a commitment to widening participation.
The Outreach Programme Manager will work within the Department’s Outreach Team and contribute towards the MPLS schools outreach and access policy, with particular emphasis on under-represented areas and secondary education establishments.
It is essential that you have considerable experience of teaching science in the UK secondary school sector, including at A-level or equivalent, and/or considerable experience of organising and delivering outreach activities between HE and schools & colleges. Experience of duties such as running a school science club would also be helpful. You must have initiative, self-motivation and good organisational ability, be able to demonstrate excellent literacy, numeracy and IT skills, and enjoy working with school pupils & teachers. You will be educated to degree-level in an appropriate field of science, engineering or technology, and you will be able to communicate effectively, work well in a team, and have good interpersonal skills.
All applications must be made online using the Oxford University E-Recruitment system, no later than 12 noon on 11 December 2020. You will be required to upload a CV and a Supporting Statement as part of your application. Please do not attach any manuscripts, papers, transcripts, mark sheets or certificates as these will not be considered as part of your application.
Interviews are scheduled to take place shortly after the closing date and you must be available during this time via Teams.
This post has been created for the implementation phase of an international programme, funded by the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO). The project ‘Freedom of Religion or Belief Leadership Network (FoRBLN) looks at the role FoRB plays in creating stable, cohesive societies.
As the Administrative Assistant, your main responsibilities will be to administer the project in accordance with the FCDO terms and conditions and the University legal and regulatory framework; assist with the project’s due diligence processes; finance administration of the project such as invoice payments; maintain a project risk register; and assist with arrangements for legal and contractual agreements.
You will have GCSE (grade A-C) level English and Maths (or equivalent working experience), experience of research administration in a University setting, strong organisational and numeracy skills and a high level of computer literacy with experience of using Microsoft Office.
The post is 0.5 FTE and fixed-term until September 2023. The start date is January 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter.
The post is full-time and fixed-term until September 2023. The start date is January 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter.
The deadline for applications is 12.00 noon on 7th December 2020. Interviews will take place remotely in the week commencing 4th January. Candidates invited to an interview will need access to equipment and internet connection suitable for a video call.
Saïd Business School ate looking for a proactive administrator to join the Oxford Rethinking Performance Initiative on a 1 year Fixed Term Contract working 15 hours per week.
Reporting to the PI, the post holder will have general responsibility for managing the administrative office of the Rethinking Performance Initiative, including managing financial administrative activities in accordance with university financial controls with responsibility for a range of processes, event organization and research coordination.
All applications are to be made online. Please submit a CV and cover letter as part of your application.
The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Monday 7 December 2020.
**Please note interviews are due to be held on Thursday 10 December**
We are seeking a full-time Administrator for the Institute of Biomedical Engineering (IBME) at the Department of Engineering Science, Old Road Campus Research Building, Headington, Oxford. The post is a permanent position.
The Institute Administrator supports the Institute Director in developing the strategy for the IBME and plays a leadership role in the management of IBME; taking full responsibility for the operational aspects of the IBME including administrative, financial and practical support within the Institute in the context of the wider support structures of the Department, the two relevant Divisions (MPLS and MSD) and the University.
You should possess a degree or equivalent experience with evidence of strong intellectual, analytical and numerical skills; excellent oral and written communication ability; financial modelling, resource management and administrative experience; and the ability to forge effective relationships with senior colleagues, collaborators as well as current and prospective donors.
Informal enquiries may be addressed to firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information about working at the Department, see www.eng.ox.ac.uk/about/work-with-us/
Only online applications received before midday on Tuesday, 8 December 2020 can be considered, with interviews for shortlisted candidates to be held in the week commencing 14 December 2020.
You will be required to upload a covering letter/supporting statement (describing how past experience and future plans fit with the advertised position), CV and the details of two referees as part of your online application.
The Department holds an Athena Swan Bronze award, highlighting its commitment to promoting women in Science, Engineering and Technology.
We are seeking a creative, driven individual who will provide technical lead to ensure the connection between different data components of the project. More specifically, the successful candidate will create an automated system that uses the REDCaP Application Programming Interface (API) to push data from Open Data Kit (ODK) software and the laboratory database to REDCaP and to pull selected datapoints from REDCaP to an R Shiny dashboard. You will provide support to the several project sites and ensure that the data components are well integrated in various heterogeneous IT environments.
Applications for this vacancy are to be made online and you will be required to upload a supporting statement and CV as part of your online application. Your supporting statement must explain how you meet each of the selection criteria for the post using examples of your skills and experience.
This position is fixed term for 12 months and is funded by the Wellcome.
Only applications received before 12 midday on 9 December 2020 will be considered. Please quote 148291 on all correspondence.
There is an exciting opportunity to join NDM Experimental Medicine as an Apprentice Research Grants Assistant.
As part of the apprenticeship you will be required to complete a two year training programme that will cover all aspects of the role and will be delivered through in-house training, as well as day-release or other distance learning methods delivered by Abingdon & Witney College. You will complete an Advanced Apprenticeship Business Administrator which is within the Education sector and you will gain Level 3 qualification.
NDM Experimental Medicine Division supports 210 staff of which approximately 50 are actively submitting research grants. The Research Grants Team, consisting of two Senior Research Grants Officers and the Apprentice Research Grants Assistant are responsible for ensuring the efficient and effective management of all research grants, from ensuring that applications are submitted in a timely manner, new awards are set up correctly and awards are monitored according to sponsor’s terms and conditions and agreeing interim and final financial reports. The current research portfolio consists of approximately 200 research awards with a value of £18.6 million.
Becoming an Apprentice at the University of Oxford is an excellent opportunity to gain practical experience and training. For more information visit: www.apprenticeships.ox.ac.uk
You should have or be expected to obtain GCSE English and Maths grade C or equivalent and demonstrate an enthusiasm and aptitude for the skills taught in the Apprenticeship.
This role will not attract sufficient points to obtain a sponsored tier 2 visa under the points based immigration system, however applications are welcome from candidates who don't currently have the right to work in the UK, but who would be eligible to
obtain a visa via another route.
Only applications received before 12.00 midday on Monday 15 December 2020 can be considered.
To apply for this opportunity please click the following link: https://www.findapprenticeship.service.gov.uk/apprenticeship/-559020
Assistant Trial Manager
Grade 6: £29,176 -£34,804per annum
The Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences undertakes internationally acclaimed research that improves the primary care that your GP practice delivers. The Clinical Trials Unit is involved in the design, conduct and analysis of investigator led multi-centred randomised trials that are carried out in collaboration with local NHS Trusts in both primary and secondary care.
We are seeking at least one great candidate to support the Trial Manager on closing one of the largest chronic kidney disease phase III CTIMPs (Barack-D), and, to support set-up and management of an international trial with a UK network evaluating diagnostics for community acquired acute respiratory tract infection.
To work on Principle, the only community treatment Covid-19 Urgent Public Health trial. To be part of a large team working on a fast paced platform trial of national importance. Flexible, proactive, attention to detail and trial experience essential, CTIMP experience in any setting preferred.
To be considered for the Assistant Trial Manager role you will be a confident communicator, organised, be able to work flexibly and independently at GP practices as required; able to prioritise tasks, have great attention to detail, as an effective member of a multi-disciplinary team. You will have experience of working in Clinical Trials, knowledge of the current regulations and be flexible in your approach to work.
The position is fixed-term until 31 December 2021 in the first instance. The post is available full-time, but applications are welcome from good candidates wanting to work part-time.The closing date for application is Friday 11 December 2020 at 12pm. Interviews are expected to take place early in January 2021.
Department of Computer Science, Wolfson Building, Parks Road, Oxford
Salary from: £48,114 p.a. (plus benefits including additional pensionable benefits including college housing allowance of £13, 237 p.a. and access to an equity sharing scheme. A responsibility allowance of £1,554 p.a. and a health insurance scheme for the post holder with access for family members is also available. (An Allowance of £2804 p.a. would be payable upon award of Full Professor title).
Applications are invited for this post based in the Department of Computer Science and Jesus College, to start no later than 1 October 2021. You will also be appointed as a Fellow and Tutor in Computer Science at Jesus College; Tutors being responsible for the organisation and teaching of their subject within the College.
You will be a member of both the University and the college community; part of a lively and intellectually stimulating research community with access to the excellent research facilities which Oxford offers. You will have a role to play in the running of the College as a member of the Governing Body and a trustee of the College as a charity.
Holding a doctoral degree in Computer Science (or cognate discipline), having the ability to teach across a range of Computer Science subjects, and also having a proven research record of high quality at international level in the area of Artificial Intelligence, and experience of research collaborations at both national and international level.
The Department is a vibrant, growing academic department, which has a research profile across the entire spectrum of contemporary computer science. The department has manifest strengths across the whole spectrum of AI, from classic symbolic approaches, knowledge representation, search, and constraints, through human-centred AI, to deep learning, reinforcement learning, game theoretic approaches, and the theoretical foundations of ML. You will be expected to secure research funding, engage in the management of research projects, and disseminate research of the highest international standard through journals, conferences and seminars, and will be expected to teach on the department’s undergraduate and/or postgraduate courses.
We are a Stonewall Top 100 Employer, Living Wage and Mindful Employer, holding an Athena Swan Bronze Award, HR excellence in Research and Race Equality Charter Bronze Award. Demonstrating a commitment to provide equality of opportunity, we would particularly welcome applications from women and black and minority ethnic applicants who are currently under-represented within the Computer Science Department.
All applicants will be judged on merit, according to the selection criteria. Our staff and students come from all over the world and we proudly promote a friendly and inclusive culture. Diversity is positively encouraged, through diversity groups and champions, for example
http://www.cs.ox.ac.uk/aboutus/women-cs-oxford/index.html, as well as a number of family-friendly policies, such as the right to apply for flexible working and support for staff returning from periods of extended absence, for example shared parental leave. We are committed to ensuring an inclusive interview process and will reimburse up to £250 towards any additional care costs (for a dependent child or adult) incurred as a result of attending an interview for this position, which may not be applicable if the interviews are held remotely.
The closing date for applications is 12 noon on 12th February 2021.
Interviews are expected to be held on Tuesday, 16th March 2021
Salary from: £48,114 p.a. (plus benefits including additional pensionable benefits including college housing allowance of 11,246 p.a. at current rates, or access to joint equity scheme, and private health insurance scheme). (An allowance of £2,804 p.a. would be payable upon award of Full Professor title).
The post is based in the Department of Computer Science and University College, to start before October 2021. You will also be appointed as a Fellow and Tutor in Computer Science at University College. Tutors are responsible for the organisation and teaching of their subject within the College.
You will be a member of both the University and the College community, part of a lively and intellectually stimulating research community with access to the excellent research facilities which Oxford offers. You will play a role in the running of the College as a member of the Governing Body and a trustee of the College as a charity, and have opportunities to interact with academics in other disciplines as part of Oxford’s unique collegiate system.
The Department is a vibrant and growing academic department, which has a research profile across the entire spectrum of contemporary computing. You will be expected to engage in independent and original research aligned with one or more of the department’s 10 research themes, securing funding and engaging in the management of research projects, and disseminate research of the highest international standard through publications, conferences and seminars. You will also contribute to teaching on the Department’s highly successful undergraduate and graduate programmes.
You will hold a doctoral degree in Computer Science (or cognate discipline), have the ability to teach across a range of Computer Science subjects, and will also have a proven research record of high quality at international level in the area of Programming Languages, and experience of research collaborations at both national and international level.
We are a Stonewall Top 100 Employer, Living Wage and Mindful Employer, holding an Athena Swan Bronze Award, HR excellence in Research and Race Equality Charter Bronze Award.
Demonstrating a commitment to provide equality of opportunity, we would particularly welcome applications from women and black and minority ethnic applicants who are currently under-represented within the Computer Science Department. All applicants will be judged on merit, according to the selection criteria.
Our staff and students come from all over the world and we proudly promote a friendly and inclusive culture. Diversity is positively encouraged, through diversity groups and champions, for example http://www.cs.ox.ac.uk/aboutus/women-cs-oxford/index.html, as well as a number of family-friendly policies, such as the right to apply for flexible working and support for staff returning from periods of extended absence, for example shared parental leave. We are committed to ensuring an inclusive interview process and will reimburse up to £250 towards any additional care costs (for a dependent child or adult) incurred as a result of attending an interview for this position, which may not be applicable if the interviews are held remotely.
The closing date for applications is 12 noon on 15th February 2021
Interviews are expected to be held on 22nd March 2021
The Department of Biochemistry and St Anne’s College are seeking to recruit an Associate Professor with expertise in microbial metabolism and/or biochemistry. The role of the Associate Professor is to engage in both research and undergraduate teaching on these topics on our 4-year degree course for Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry. The appointee will have high quality laboratory space in the New Biochemistry Building, within the Microbiology and Systems Biology Theme. This vibrant Theme researches microbial cell envelope structure and biogenesis, antibiotic resistance, protein import and secretion, cellular homeostasis control, cell population dynamics and competition strategies within microbiomes. All groups share state-of-the art research facilities for structural, cellular and molecular biology and have access to a range of Departmental and University PhD training programmes.
You should have a higher degree (DPhil/PhD) and postdoctoral experience in a relevant biologically-related science; a strong track record of published research in microbial biochemistry, and commitment to attract research funding; verified experience of undergraduate teaching; proven ability to contribute to the teaching, training and supervision of graduate students; good communication and interpersonal skills; the ability and commitment to undertake a range of administrative duties within both the Department and the College, and to contribute to outreach activities and widening access.
An attractive financial package is offered to the successful applicant.
Applications for this vacancy are to be made online. To apply for this role and for further details, including the job description and selection criteria, please click on the link below.
The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Friday 26th February 2021. It is expected that interviews for shortlisted candidates will be held on 25th and 26th March 2021 (2 full days in Oxford or online, depending on the pandemic situation).
Applications are particularly welcome from women, black and minority ethnic candidates, who are underrepresented in academic posts in Oxford.
Tutorial Fellow and Associate Professorship or Professorship of World Literatures in EnglishFaculty of English Language and Literature in association with St Hilda’s College, Oxford
Salary range: £47,263 to £63,463 p.a. (plus £8,421 p.a. College housing allowance)Contract type: Permanent, Full timePlaces of work: St Hilda’s College, Cowley Place, Oxford, OX4 1DY; and Faculty of English Language and Literature, St Cross Building, Manor Road, Oxford, OX1 3UL
Start date: 1 September 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter
Applications are invited from active researchers of outstanding ability. The successful candidate will be required to enthuse and inspire students at both undergraduate and graduate level through tutorials, classes, lectures and supervision.
We welcome applications for this post from well-qualified candidates with research expertise in World Literatures in English, focusing on postcolonial literatures in the period after 1945, including transnational and global Anglophone literatures and the writing of diaspora. The postholder would be expected to help deliver the World Literatures in English M.St, which is one of our most popular courses. A capacity to offer teaching and supervision at undergraduate and graduate level in Black British and Caribbean writing, and/or East Asian writing, is desirable. Also encouraged are applications from scholars with research interests in material approaches to modern and contemporary literary culture.
The post combines a Fellowship at St Hilda’s College, which is named the Barbara Pym Tutorial Fellowship, with an Associate Professorship at the Faculty of English. The area of specialization for the Tutorial Fellowship post is literature in English from 1830 to the present day.
The successful candidate will be expected to teach the following papers to undergraduates: the introductory first-year courses, ‘Literature in English 1830 – 1910’ and ‘Literature in English 1910 – present day’. Candidates will also be expected to contribute to teaching ‘Introduction to English Language and Literature’ in the first-year course; and to supervise final year dissertations in their field. The ability to teach the advanced paper 'Literature in English 1760-1830' would be an advantage. For further information about these courses and a full list of papers, see: https://www.english.ox.ac.uk/course-structure
Candidates should hold a doctorate in English or a closely related subject, or be close to completion (and will need to have submitted their doctorate before taking up the post). Candidates should also have the ability to undertake pastoral and administrative responsibilities as required by the College and Faculty.
The position will be permanent upon completion of a successful review. The review is conducted during the first 5 years.
Informal enquiries should be addressed to Sarah Norman at email@example.com or Ros Ballaster at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications should be submitted by 12 noon (GMT) on Friday 22 January 2021. It is expected that interviews will be held in early March 2021.
Applications are particularly welcome from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in Oxford. St Hilda’s College and the University of Oxford are Equal Opportunities Employers.
The School of Geography and the Environment, in association with St Anne’s College, seeks applications for a full-time Associate Professorship in Human Geography.
The Associate Professorship is tenable from 1 September 2021, or at an earlier or later date by negotiation, and will be held in conjunction with a Tutorial Fellowship at St Anne’s College under arrangements described in the further particulars. The post-holder will be based at the School of Geography and the Environment, and St Anne’s College, Oxford. The appointment will be for five years in the first instance, and upon completion of a successful review, the post-holder will be eligible for reappointment to the retiring age.
Applications are welcome from individuals with a proven track record of outstanding research and publications in fields relevant to the inter-disciplinary area of transport studies, evidence of imaginative research plans, and the potential to lead and manage new research initiatives. The post-holder will be expected to engage in research and produce high-quality publications of an international standard. Their research should contribute to the research agenda and programme of the Transport Studies Unit (TSU) Transport Studies Unit. Bringing in external research funding, leading research projects and engagement with stakeholders and non-academic partners will be prominent elements of the post-holder’s role within the TSU.
Applicants should also hold a doctorate in human geography, transport studies, or a closely related field and have the ability and willingness to become a fully participating member of the School and the College.
The post-holder will also offer teaching in both the School of Geography and the Environment and St. Anne's College. They will be expected to teach, supervise and examine undergraduate and graduate students in the School, and be responsible for the organisation and teaching of the undergraduate degree at St. Anne’s College. The post-holder is also expected to engage in the citizenship and service work of the School and the College, and be committed to deepening equality, diversity and inclusion in all their activities.
Further information regarding St Anne’s College may be found at St Anne's College. Informal enquiries can be directed to the Head of the School of Geography and the Environment Prof Gillian Rose Professor Gillian Rose or to the Director of the TSU Prof Tim Schwanen Professor Tim Schwanen.
The closing date for applications is 12 noon on 4 January 2021.
Interviews are expected to take place in early February. Please quote reference number 148442 on all correspondence.
Applications are particularly welcome from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in Oxford.
Committed to equality and valuing diversity
Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics in association with Brasenose College
Applications are invited for an Associate Professorship of Cell Physiology based at the Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics (DPAG), Parks Road, Oxford, with effect from 1st October 2021 or earlier by arrangement. The post is in association with a Tutorial Fellowship in Pre-clinical Medicine at Brasenose College.
DPAG is part of the University’s Medical Sciences Division and holds a world leading position in the QS World University Rankings. The Associate Professor will be expected to carry out high level original and independent research in an area complementary to the Department’s research strategy in cellular, molecular and integrative physiology. In particular, we are interested in candidates with a strong publishing history in cell physiology and signalling that has translational utility. Shortlisted candidates would have also demonstrated independence through securing external fellowships or peer review funding. The main duties of this post will be to undertake discovery science, secure external funding to prosecute an independent research programme and educate undergraduate and post graduate students. You will have an ability to contribute to the teaching and training of pre-clinical students studying for the degree of Bachelor of Medicine for the Department and College, and of non-medical students studying the Biomedical Sciences degree course.
You should have a higher degree (DPhil/PhD) in a relevant area of research; show evidence of excellence in undergraduate and graduate teaching, supervision and research training, and have a commitment to the organisation and delivery of teaching. You will show evidence of substantial independent research accomplishment and a strong publication record, as well as evidence of a substantial and realisable research plan which will complement the Department’s research strategy. You should also have the ability and willingness to undertake a proportionate share of administrative duties within the Department and the College, and a commitment to the academic and pastoral support of students.
Applications for this vacancy are to be made online. To apply for this role and for further details, including the job description and selection criteria, please click on the link.
The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Friday 12 February 2021. Interviews for shortlisted candidates are scheduled to take place in March 2021 or as soon as possible after.
Applications are particularly welcome from women, black and minority ethnic candidates who are under-represented in academic posts in Oxford.
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF ENGINEERING SCIENCE (CIVIL ENGINEERING – FLUID MECHANICS)
Department of Engineering Science in association with Worcester College
The Department of Engineering Science intends to appoint an Associate Professor in Engineering Science (Civil Engineering – Fluid Mechanics) with effect from 1st October 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter. The successful candidate will work at the Department of Engineering Science (Central Oxford, OX1 3EJ) and will be appointed to a Tutorial Fellowship at Worcester College under arrangements described in the Job Description. The combined University and College salary will be on a scale currently from £48,114 to £64,605 pa plus additional benefits (see the Job Description for full details). The appointment will be initially for five years at which point, upon completion of a successful review, the post-holder will be eligible for reappointment to the retiring age.
This appointment will add further strength to the Department’s internationally renowned research in Civil Engineering and its applications. The Associate Professor will conduct original research, building a research group in the field of civil engineering fluid mechanics, complementing existing activities which include flows through porous media, ocean engineering and offshore renewable energy.
The successful applicant will be expected to assist in the teaching of their subject at both undergraduate and graduate level. Undergraduate teaching may include lectures and practical classes, and the supervision of undergraduate design and project work. Applicants should have excellent interpersonal skills for undertaking small-group teaching.
Applications from candidates with a strong research background in civil engineering fluid mechanics or a cognate subject are welcome. Applicants will hold a doctorate in the subject or a related discipline, have a proven research record of high quality at international level, significant future research potential, and the ability to develop an independent programme of research.
In respect of College duties, applicants should be equipped with interpersonal skills to provide pastoral care to students and the ability to provide excellent tutorial teaching in a range of undergraduate papers in the Engineering Science course. They should also have the willingness and organisational skills to undertake the full range of administrative duties required to participate in the governance, intellectual life and academic activities of the College.
A job description, containing full details of the application procedure and duties, may be obtained from https://www.eng.ox.ac.uk/about/work-with-us/. The job ref is: DF21WOR/148629. Please quote this in all correspondence. The closing date for applications is 12:00 noon on Monday 25 January 2021. Interviews are expected to take place on Friday 19 March 2021.
Should you have any queries which are not addressed in the job description, please contact the Department on email@example.com, or telephone: +44 (0) 1865 273003.
Applications are particularly welcome from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in Oxford. The University is an Equal Opportunities Employer.
We are seeking to appoint a Microscopy Facility Manager who will have primary responsibility for managing the Biochemistry Department’s Microscopy Facility to ensure an excellent “user experience” for all Microscopy Facility users. This will involve management of booking systems and user charges for state-of-the-art microscopes with over 200 active users. You will be responsible for providing expert advice, training and guidance to facility users where appropriate. You will also be expected to have expertise in the use of standard and advanced optical microscopy systems and experience in problem-solving and assisting less experienced users in choosing the correct imaging strategy to answer their biological questions. You will be responsible for the line management of staff that help run the day-to-day activities of the facility.
You should hold a BSc degree in bioscience, physics or a related topic and should have extensive experience in, and/or technical knowledge of, a wide variety of microscopy equipment and imaging techniques. Previous experience within biosciences, including experimental design and execution is essential, together with good IT skills, to include experience of networked systems and standard image analysis tools. You will have evident communication and interpersonal skills and a proven track record in successful team management. Excellent organisational skills with the ability to set goals independently and to work as part of interdisciplinary teams is essential. Previous experience of working within a microscopy facility, including experience in training users would be advantageous.
This full-time fixed-term post is funded by the Department of Biochemistry for up to 3 years in the first instance and is based at the Department of Biochemistry, South Parks Road, Oxford.
This position is graded on the University’s Grade 8 scale. We would be willing to consider candidates with potential but less experience who are seeking a development opportunity, for which an initial appointment would be at grade 7 (£32,817 - £40,322 p.a.) with the responsibilities adjusted accordingly.
The actual starting salary offered will be based on qualifications and relevant skills acquired and will also be determined by the funding available.
To apply for this role and for further details including the job description and selection criteria, please see the document below. You will be required to upload a supporting statement and CV as part of your application.
The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Friday 18th December 2020 with interviews for shortlisted candidates to be held as soon as possible thereafter.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a high throughput sequencing bioinformatician within the Oxford Molecular Diagnostic Centre (OMDC) in the department of Oncology. The aim of the OMDC is to develop and evaluate new technologies for use in clinical molecular diagnostics with a focus on genomics and other omics technologies. The results of this programme are already being translated into the clinic. Particular focus is currently on cancer, haematology and inherited disorders.
You will contribute to the analysis of next generation sequencing data from a range of genomic research projects, encompassing targeted and whole genome sequencing from different sequencing platforms and also from different types of clinical material (fresh tissue and plasma DNA). You will apply analysis methods and where appropriate, develop novel methods and algorithms, and work on setting up and maintaining the necessary data processing pipelines. You will have previous experience of analysing human genetic data, strong quantitative skills and knowledge of statistical concepts.
You will conduct bioinformatics and statistical analysis of next generation sequence data (DNA-seq) from clinical patient samples for a range of projects in diverse cancer disease areas, develop novel or tailor methodologies and algorithms for analysis of next generation sequencing data in collaboration with members of the research team and communicate frequently and effectively with project teams, including laboratory scientists, clinicians and PIs, to discuss the bioinformatics and statistical requirements of projects, report data, review results and ensure that the tasks are completed satisfactorily.
You will have a PhD in a relevant scientific subject in Biostatistics, Mathematics, Statistics, Computing, Mathematical Biology or a related subject, be proficient in at least one scripting or statistical language such as Python, R or Perl, be familiar the unix command line and bash or equivalent shell scripting. Excellent communication skills (both written and oral) as well as organisation skills are essential. Experience of being a clinical scientist and familiarity with relational databases would be advantageous.
This position is full time and fixed term until 31st March 2022 in the first instance. All applicants must complete an application form and upload a CV and supporting statement.
The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on 8 January 2021.
Retail is a vibrant department within the Ashmolean Museum Commercial operation, generating vital income and profit for the museum. We are looking for a Buying & Visual Merchandising Manager to join us at an exciting time of growth.
You will be responsible for selecting and developing product which attracts museum visitors to our shops and contributes to the achievement of annual sales and profit targets. Your inspiration will be the Museum’s collections, which range from archaeology to the fine and decorative arts of Europe and Asia and from coins to casts of classical sculpture.
You will work as part of an enthusiastic and collaborative small team, committed to delivering budgets and great customer experience.
Equally passionate about the analytical as the creative, you will have experience in retail buying, product development or retail operations and aptitude in achieving sales, margin and product mix targets. You will enjoy developing and nurturing supplier relationships, to create new product with impact and skilled at negotiation to deliver the right price.
This is a permanent, full time post, working 37.5 hours. Only applications received online before 12:00 midday (GMT/BST) on Monday 4 January 2021 can be considered. You will be required to upload a CV and a supporting statement as a part of your online application. Your supporting statement should list each of the essential and desirable selection criteria and explain how you meet each one. CVs (alone) will not be considered.
Interviews are expected to take place on 14 or 15 January 2021.
We are seeking a highly motivated and talented Cardiac Physiologist to work within our research/clinical facility the Acute Vascular Imaging centre (AVIC). The internationally unique centre will include a hybrid unit combining a cardiac catheterisation lab integrated with a state of the art ultra-high resolution computed tomography scanner. The Senior Physiologist, whilst an employee of the University of Oxford, will also be involved in the provision of our highly patient orientated, clinical service of the Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and will help support exciting new research projects. We require someone who will enjoy working in an exciting, friendly, cutting edge environment performing advanced procedures (using clinical and research techniques), as part of a multi-disciplinary team of clinicians, radiographers, nurses and physicists spanning 'both' University of Oxford and NHS Departments. Due to the expansion of both the clinical and research service, a flexible approach to weekend and evening work will be required.
As the cardiac physiologist, you will undertake without immediate supervision, a full range of diagnostic cardiac clinical physiology procedures and develop skills at interpreting complex clinical information, responding to changes promptly and appropriately and developing specialised plans of care for cardiac patient.
You will be required to hold a BSc (Hons) degree or equivalent in Clinical Physiology and demonstrate relevant post qualification experience in a broad range of cardiac physiology procedures. Experience with complex PCI and interventional catheterisation procedures would be desirable.
This is a full time appointment on a fixed term contract for 1 year funded by NIHR Oxford BRC and you will be based at the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, OX3 9DU.
Applications for this vacancy are to be made online; you will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement which explains how you meet the selection criteria for the post.
Only applications received before 12.00 midday on 20 January 2021 can be considered. Interviews are scheduled to place at the beginning of February.
The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer
We are seeking to appoint a Cellular Imaging Facility Assistant who will have the primary role of assisting the Facility Manager in the day-to-day running of the Cellular Imaging Core Facility at the Wellcome Centre for Human Genetics. The facility hosts a range of state-of-the-art imaging systems including, widefield, TIRF, confocal and STORM/SMLM with two new systems being added in 2021.
The role will be diverse and will including training users, helping with experiment planning, analysis and maintaining systems. You will have the opportunity to undertake some lab work, such as fixing samples and preparing live cells for imaging. Administrative work will be a key part of the role, including assisting with the calculation of user charges, administering booking systems, ordering reagents and liaising with microscopy companies.
It is essential that you hold a BSc degree in bioscience, physics or a related topic and should have some experience in, and/or technical knowledge of microscopy equipment and imaging techniques. Previous experience of experimental design and execution is important. Excellent communications skills are essential to the role as you will often need to work closely with users and the Facility Manager. You should also be motivated to complete tasks independently and have excellent organisation skills.
Applications for this vacancy are to be made online and you will be required to upload a supporting statement and CV as part of your online application. Your supporting statement must explain how you meet each of the selection criteria for the post using examples of your skills and experience.
This post is offered full-time on a fixed term contract for 2 years in the first instance, and is funded by the Wellcome.
Please quote 148675 on all correspondence. Only applications received before 12.00 noon on Wednesday 6 January 2021 will be considered.
We have a fantastic opportunity for a Clinical Project Manager to play an active role in managing a number of clinical trials mainly in the UK with input into overseas clinical trials in e.g. Africa. You will be responsible for the management of phase Ia malaria trials within the transmission-blocking malaria group at the Jenner Institute.
You will have good interpersonal and management skills and be able to interact productively and accurately with other team members, researchers and collaborators. Working within and interpreting legislation and regulatory frameworks including ICH GCP. Drafting clinical trial ethical applications and co-ordinating submissions to meet deadlines. Financial management of clinical trials funded by a portfolio of grants, including generation of requisitions, requisition approval and financial reporting. Managing numerous clinical trials and where applicable the coordination of reagents, cells and vaccines with overseas clinical units. Contributing to the preparation of grant applications, including provision of project plans and budget estimates for clinical trials. Data management and analysis, including the provision of scientific, technical, and financial reports. Drafting of clinical protocols, and related documentation and writing SOPs. Maintaining an overview of all aspects of trial administration.
This is a fixed-term contract funded by the European Commission. Applications for this vacancy are to be made online.
You will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of your online application. Only applications received before 12.00 midday on 14 December 2020 can be considered. Please quote reference 148485 on all correspondence.
We are looking for an enthusiastic and friendly researcher with a study nurse, radiographer, physiologist, or other relevant background, to run a research study and a clinical trial validating the ability of a new technology to track changes of inflammation in the human coronary arteries in response to treatments, using standard computed tomography angiography. The technology is called Fat Attenuation Index (FAI) and had been recently found to predict heart attacks years in advance (Lancet 2018).
The project is funded by Innovate UK, and is a collaborative project between the University of Oxford, the University of Leicester, the Royal Brompton & Harefield and an industrial partner (Caristo Diagnostics). The successful candidate is expected to screen and recruit eligible participants into both the research study and the clinical trial, organise or perform the CT scans (depending on qualifications) and then organise follow up appointments. As well as this you will Facilitate the informed consent process and to provide ongoing information, education and support to participants.
You will either be registered as a registered qualified Nurse, Radiographer, Physiologist or similar background and show evidence of excellent written and oral communication skills, evidenced by the ability to explain and interpret procedures clearly and sensitively. Proven experience with imaging and image analysis (CT and/or ultrasound) would be desirable.
This is a full time appointment on a fixed term contract for 2 years and you will be based at the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, OX3 9DU.
Only applications received before 12.00 midday on 04 January 2021 can be considered. Interviews are scheduled to place mid-January .
The Nuffield Department of Women’s & Reproductive Health is seeking an experienced and motivated Clinical Research Fellow to start between January to April 2021. The post is an excellent opportunity for efficient and self-driven candidates interested in: a) acquiring experience of research in developing novel data-driven clinical decision-support tools, based in a world-class academic unit and b) improving their intrapartum cardiotocography (CTG) interpretation skills in a research active environment (see http://www.wrh.ox.ac.uk).
The research is part of a larger programme using machine learning and statistical prediction methods to learn from the data of 100,000 term deliveries, monitored with CTG at the John Radcliffe Hospital as part of routine clinical care between 1993 and 2019. The overarching goal is to develop innovative, objective, data-driven fetal risk assessment throughout labour to be used in support of labour management decisions.
Some of the key responsibilities for this role will include: Clinical research in NDWRH for one or two days a week; work with the ‘Fit for Labour App’ to provide CTG reviews and clinical insights to its operational capabilities and suggest further improvements; work with the IT/technical team to advise on the most clinically relevant interface/layout of the App; contribute substantially to the application for ethics approval for the feasibility study and assistance with recruitment for the study.
You will have an MBBS or equivalent qualification; have successfully completed at least full-time hospital training to ST1 (or equivalent) in Obstetrics & Gynaecology; a strong interest in research covering CTG during labour, labour monitoring and pregnancy risk assessment. A sound understanding of research methodology and the ability to work within a team and communicate effectively are also essential for this role.
This position is part-time (7.5-15 hours per week) and fixed-term until 31st December 2021 in the first instance. Applications for flexible working arrangements are welcomed and will be considered in line with business needs.
You will be required to upload a CV and Supporting Statement as part of your online application. View this page: http://www.jobs.ox.ac.uk/cv-and-supporting-statement for information and advice on writing an effective Supporting Statement.
The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Monday 4th January 2021.
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Applications are invited for a highly motivated Clinical Research Fellow to support the clinical trial programme in Professor Sumi Biswas’ transmission-blocking vaccine group at the Jenner Institute. As a Clinical Research Fellow you will play an active role in the design and execution of malaria vaccine clinical trials at the University of Oxford.
You will provide clinical input for the group’s trials, working closely with the clinical team. You will be responsible for developing study protocols, regulatory applications and managing the trial data and analysis whilst leading the recruitment, clinical screening and vaccination of volunteers. You will present results verbally or as written reports for both internal meetings and those with external collaborators and will maintain complete, accurate, organised study files.
You will be GMC registered and must be currently qualified and licensed to practise medicine in the UK. You will have excellent interpersonal skills, allowing you to confidently interact with a wide range of audiences including volunteers, laboratory and administrative staff, monitors and the broader research community. Substantial relevant experience in clinical medicine and excellent verbal and written communication skills are required for this role. Previous experience of working with clinical studies and a knowledge of immunology are desirable.
This post is offered full-time for 22 months funded by the European Commission.
Only applications received before 12 noon on 14 December 2020 will be considered. Please quote 148484 on all correspondence.
The Nuffield Department of Population Health (NDPH) contains world-renowned population health research groups and provides an excellent environment for multi-disciplinary research and teaching. The National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit is an internationally recognised, multi-disciplinary research unit based within the NDPH at the University of Oxford, Old Road Campus in Headington, Oxford. The unit undertakes research about pregnancy, childbirth and newborn babies.
We are looking for a Clinical Trialist and Director for the NPEU Clinical Trials Unit to initiate and lead the work of the core trials team to develop, organise and oversee the Unit’s programme of randomised controlled trials, taking primary responsibility for strategic and operational decisions in the CTU, including managing the substantial CTU budget and staff in collaboration with the CTU Senior Trials Manager. Your responsibilities will also include taking primary responsibility for overseeing the statistical aspects of the design, protocol development and analysis of new randomised controlled trials, leading new avenues of methodological research related to randomised controlled trials, publishing and presenting trial findings in high impact journals and at international conferences, and contributing to the strategic and operational leadership of the NPEU.
To be considered for this role you will hold a postgraduate qualification in a relevant subject, or have equivalent relevant experience, have extensive knowledge and experience of design and conduct of clinical trials, as well as extensive experience in statistical analysis. You will also be recognised as an international authority in the field of clinical trials with an outstanding publication track record in high impact international journals, have strong leadership and networking skills, experience and skills in effectively managing and developing staff, and the ability to work independently and to collaborate well as part of a team.
Informal enquiries should be addressed to Professor Jenny Kurinczuk, (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The position is full-time (although part-time 80% FTE considered) and fixed-term for 5 years.
The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on 4th January 2021.
We are seeking to appoint a Clinical Trials Research Technician to join the pre-erythrocytic (PE) malaria and outbreak pathogens vaccine development group at the Jenner Institute, Nuffield Department of Medicine. The research programme at the Jenner Institute focuses on pre-clinical and clinical testing of novel vaccines. Due to the continued expansion of the programme, we require a clinical trials research technician to join us.
You will provide technical and administrative support to ensure the smooth running of the clinical trials immunology laboratory. We are a busy and dynamic group working on testing exciting new vaccines against diseases including SARS-CoV-2 , malaria, Ebola, influenza, MERS, Lassa and Nipah. The lab receives samples from multiple clinical trials running in Oxford at the same time as well as samples from our partner sites in Africa and the Middle East.
It is essential that you are educated to A-Level standard or equivalent in biology or a related area. You will ideally have experience working in a research environment and should have an interest and/or experience in infectious disease research. Training will be available in all aspects of the work, but an ability to work unsupervised and good time-management skills will be important. We will consider applications from candidates without laboratory experience, but you must demonstrate your potential to learn quickly. You must be self-motivated and able to work well in a team that includes post-doctoral scientists, graduate students and laboratory support staff.
Applications for this vacancy are to be made online and you will be required to upload a supporting statement and CV as part of your online application. Your supporting statement must explain how you meet each of the selection criteria for the post using examples of your skills and experience.
This position is offered on a fixed term contract for 18 months and is funded by the Wellcome.
Only applications received before 12 midday on Thursday 7 January 2020 will be considered. Please quote 148640 on all correspondence.
The Oxford Martin School is a world-leading research department of the University of Oxford. Its 200 academics, work across more than 30 pioneering research programmes to find solutions to the world's most urgent challenges.
The School is seeking to appoint a Communications and Media Assistant to support the School’s ongoing PR and media activities. Reporting to the Communications and Media Manager, the successful candidate will have a can do attitude, working with the wider external relations team to deliver communications impact for The School, its academics and research programmes, and its vibrant events programme.
The successful candidate will be enthusiastic and engaged in the research priorities of the school. They will be organised and self-motivated to provide administrative support to the communications function.
We are looking for a confident and engaging writer, who will also be comfortable communicating by phone and in person with our many stakeholders. They will have a good eye for visual design and presentation across documents and graphics, and a willingness to develop the skills to create different content types.
Further particulars, including details of how to apply, can be obtained from the document below. Applications for this vacancy should be made online and you will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of your application.
Only applications received before 12:00 noon on 4th January 2021 can be considered. We expect to hold interviews remotely on 21st or 22nd January 2021
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The role of Communications Assistant will be a key member of the Social Sciences Division's communications team. Based in the Social Sciences Division, the post holder will work with the departments that use the Connected Communications Service.
This will be a varied role, supporting events, internal and external communications, social media and general administration. This role will suit someone who would like to gain more experience in communications and events in a busy environment, working with a wide variety of research and news in the Division.
This post is part of a wider communications team with the Research Communications Officer, Communications Officer and Digital Communications Officer, led by the Social Sciences Senior Communications Manager.
This post is full-time and fixed term until 31 July 2021, in the first instance.
As part of your online application you will be required to upload a supporting statement demonstrating with evidence how you meet each of the selection criteria.
For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Esme Wilks, Senior Communications Manager (tel: 01865 614877 or email: email@example.com).
The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Thursday 17 December 2020. Interviews will take place by mid-January.
We are seeking to appoint a Computational Research Assistant to join the Wellcome Centre for Human Genetics. This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated scientist with computational/bioinformatics skills to contribute to cutting-edge research into the genetic basis of rare human diseases.
You will join the computational rare disease genomics team, reporting to Nicky Whiffin. You will be responsible for analysis of large-scale genomic datasets, including the Genomics England 100,000 genomes project and Genome Aggregation Consortium (gnomAD) datasets. You will also use and extend existing methods and statistical approaches to gain insight into the impact of variants in non-coding regions of the genome.
It is essential that you hold a Master’s Degree in a relevant subject (such as genetics, bioinformatics, statistics, or genomic medicine), or have equivalent experience. You will have previous experience working within a research team and be able to manage day to day research activities. You will be motivated and able to work independently and as part of a team. Finally, you will have excellent spoken and written communication skills.
Applications for this vacancy are to be made online and you will be required to upload a supporting statement and CV as part of your online application. Informal enquiries are welcome and should be directed to Nicky Whiffin at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This post is offered full-time on a fixed-term contract ending on 31 October 2022, and is funded by the Rosetrees Trust.
Only applications received before 12.00 noon on Monday 11 January 2021 will be considered. Please quote 148389 on all correspondence.
We wish to recruit an experienced manager for this broad and inspiring role at the Department for Continuing Education. As Course Manager you will be responsible for supporting the Postgraduate Taught team.
Reporting to and supporting the Deputy Head of Student Administration, you will be responsible for a number of postgraduate taught courses with line management and supervision of course administrators. This is a demanding role requiring the post holder to be an extremely well organised individual with strong interpersonal and communication skills. You will need to demonstrate initiative, sound judgement, confidentiality and a good team ethic, with the ability to work independently and within a team.
To be considered at shortlisting you will have a strong honour’s degree or equivalent and significant experience of working within the higher education sector or a comparable environment.
You will have experience of team leadership or supervision (and ideally line management experience) and be able to demonstrate appropriate skills to line manage a large team. You will also have project management experience, as well as excellent customer service skills and a professional manner with the ability to confidently build rapport with a wide range of people within and beyond the University. You should have demonstrable ability to work to tight, demanding deadlines without compromising on quality. Accuracy and attention to detail is vital as well as the confidence to work on your own initiative.
All applications should be made online. Please submit a CV and cover letter as part of your application.
The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Monday 4 January 2021.
Oxford University is news. Ranked number one in the world, there has always been global fascination with our teaching and research, our students and academics. Now, at a time of global pandemic, there is more interest than ever in the University’s work in understanding COVID and our leading role in tackling the disease and its consequences.
The University’s Public Affairs Directorate is now seeking an outstanding communications professional who can tell the story of Oxford’s response to COVID. We are looking for someone who can secure top-level media coverage for the University’s research, on COVID and in other areas, and also create compelling content for the University’s own channels. They will also be able to explain swiftly and clearly how the University has continued to deliver its outstanding teaching and research under the current circumstances. They will also help to shape communications strategy for major research and institutional initiatives.
The successful applicant will have a strong track record of working with or for national and international media, across print, broadcast and online channels. They will be able to readily grasp complex information and explain it in clear and engaging terms. They will have a cool head, able to handle a multitude of media demands at a time of unprecedented interest in Oxford.
This is an outstanding opportunity to join one of the world’s leading universities and to tell stories of global relevance.
Ranked number one in the world, there has always been global fascination with the University of Oxford’s teaching and research, our students and academics. Now, at a time of global pandemic, there is more interest than ever in the University’s work in understanding COVID-19 and our leading role in tackling the disease and its consequences – both externally and internally. This is an extraordinary time for internal communications around the world, and Oxford is no exception.
The University’s Public Affairs Directorate is now seeking an outstanding communications professional who can manage internal communications about Oxford’s response to COVID-19. With approximately 20,000 staff to steer and support through a constantly changing environment, ensuring they feel informed and supported is a huge, but rewarding, challenge. We are looking for someone who can take this on: delivering engaging communications to internal colleagues, supporting COVID-19 change issues and projects, managing online events, and commissioning additional media. Led by audience insight, they will also help to shape communications strategy for major institutional initiatives.
The successful applicant will have a strong track record of delivering large scale internal communications activities in complex organisations, across digital channels, social media and events. They will have exceptional interpersonal skills, inspiring confidence in those they work with. They will be able to readily grasp complex information and explain it in clear and engaging terms. They will have a cool head, able to work independently in a fast-paced, complex environment.
In unprecedented times, Oxford University is attracting unprecedented media interest. Always in the news, the world’s number one ranked university is now at the centre of record national and international attention for its response to the COVID pandemic. Continuing to deliver outstanding teaching and research has a required a large-scale, co-ordinated effort across the University, and requires an equally sophisticated communications approach.
The University’s Public Affairs Directorate is now seeking an outstanding, highly-experienced communications professional who can take a strategic lead on Oxford’s institutional response to COVID. We are looking for someone who can secure intelligent, global media coverage for the University’s strategy as the pandemic unfolds. They will plan and deliver communication campaigns for the COVID strategy, including co-ordination of media, social media and internal announcements. Oxford also continues its operations as one of the world’s leading universities, with a regular flow of major institutional developments to further our academic mission. The postholder will be expected to lead on media strategy on these projects, securing wide-ranging coverage and understanding of the University’s priorities.
This is a post for a professional who has operated in a demanding national or international media environment for some years. They will be expected to have superb writing skills, impeccable judgement, a persuasive manner, swift and acute understanding of political sensitivities, an organised approach and great anticipatory awareness. They will be expected to add significant senior support and capability to the University’s Director of Public Affairs and will be relied on by the University’s senior team for sound advice on the most pressing reputational matters.
This is an outstanding and rare opportunity to join one of the world’s leading universities and to operate at the highest level on critical global issues.
The Nuffield Department of Population Health (NDPH) contains world-renowned population health research groups and provides an excellent environment for multi-disciplinary research and teaching. The Clinical Trial Service Unit (CTSU) is a major international research institute within the NDPH, and is one of the world’s leading centres for research into chronic diseases, such as cancer and heart disease.
As Data Coordinator you will work on the ACST-2 study (https://acst-2.org/). Your primary objectives will be to liaise with all collaborating organisations and individuals required to ensure the smooth running of the study, with a particular emphasis on data collection, management and processing. You will supervise data entry activities of trial administrators and report directly to the Clinical Trial Manager.
To be considered for this post you will have a degree (or equivalent experience) and experience of clinical trial data management. You will also have experience using data management systems, a flexible attitude and excellent organisation skills.
The post is full time (although part time considered) and fixed term for one year (maternity cover). The closing date for applications is noon on 14th December 2020.
The Nuffield Department of Population Health (NDPH) contains world-renowned population health research groups and provides an excellent environment for multi-disciplinary research and teaching. NDPH is home to the Clinical Trial Service Unit (CTSU), a major international research institute and is also a key partner is the new Oxford University Big Data Institute.
As Data Management Group Lead you will have responsibility for developing, implementing and maintaining UK Biobank’s data management strategy, including processes and associated technology, for the purpose of processing, uploading and curating health data, and to ensure these processes remain fit for purpose for a range of complex data types over the longer term. You will also have overall responsibility for leading a growing team (currently 9 members) of Data Management specialists across multiple sites, be responsible for communicating the activities and progress of the data management tasks to internal senior stakeholders and working with senior staff worldwide to foster collaborations and enhance UK Biobank’s reputation for world-leading research.
To be considered for this role, you will hold a PhD/DPhil (or have equivalent experience) in a highly numerate subject and have a proven track record of delivering data management strategies and initiatives. You will also have the ability to lead and motivate technical teams in an inclusive and open manner, experience in data handling principles and design aspects of managing large and complex datasets, and have fluent English with excellent written and oral communication skills.
Informal enquiries should be addressed to Professor Naomi Allen (email@example.com).
The position is full time (part time considered) and fixed term for three years. The closing date for applications is noon on Wednesday 16th December 2020.
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We are seeking to appoint a Data Managers to manage and transform the diverse data sets that are submitted to IDDO. The role will be based at the Centre for Tropical Medicine and Global Health, and will report to the Head of Data Engineering. This is an exciting opportunity to join the University’s world-leading global team.
As a Data Manager, you will manage, transform and curate clinical, epidemiological, molecular and pharmacology data, whilst ensuring the completeness and accuracy of the data in the repository. You will work closely with the core IDDO team and liaise directly with data contributors around the world, to ensure the accurate and complete submission of study datasets and associated documentation. Your work will cover the IDDO disease portfolio, including malaria (WWARN), Ebola, visceral leshmaniasis, schistosomiasis, COVID-19 and medicine quality.
You will hold an undergraduate degree in a relevant scientific subject or health related field, and have proven experience of data management and transformation. A good understanding of a statistical package, eg: Stata, SPSS, SAS or R, is essential. You will have excellent communication skills and the ability to work with people from different backgrounds and all levels of seniority. You will also have proven experience of successfully contributing to a multidisciplinary team.
This position is fixed term for 12 months. and funding is provided by the COVID Research Response Fund.
Only applications received before 12 midday on 16 December 2020 will be considered. Please quote 1478721 on all correspondence.
The Department of Computer Science and Exeter College are seeking applications for the DeepMind Professorship of Artificial Intelligence (AI). This post is made possible by a philanthropic donation from DeepMind and represents the latest step in a continuing expansion of AI research at the University of Oxford. Founded in London in 2010, DeepMind is one of the world’s leading AI technology companies and is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Alphabet Inc.
The University of Oxford’s Department of Computer Science is a recognised global centre for AI research, with existing strengths across the whole spectrum of AI, from classic symbolic approaches, knowledge representation, search, and constraints, through human-centred AI, to deep learning, reinforcement learning, game theoretic approaches, and the theoretical foundations of ML. In addition to joining a vibrant computer science department, the DeepMind Professor will benefit from the breadth of AI research activity across the University, including AI groups in the Department of Engineering Science, the Department of Statistics, the Big Data Institute, and the new Ethics in AI Institute.
The successful candidate will be an outstanding, internationally recognised researcher in contemporary AI, with a proven record of achievement in any relevant area of AI research. They will establish and lead a research team in their area of expertise and will also play a leading role in building capacity and further developing AI research across the university.
The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on 15/01/21.
Informal enquiries are welcome and may be made in the strictest confidence to Yana Shevkirova at Perrett Laver via Yana.Shevkirova@perrettlaver.com.
To express an interest in the DeepMind Professorship of Artificial Intelligence, please upload your application to Perrett Laver's website: https://candidates.perrettlaver.com/vacancies quoting reference 4845.
This vacancy is for internal applicants only
Student Registry is seeking to recruit a Degree Conferrals Officer based in the Examination Schools. The Degree Conferrals Office is responsible for matriculation and degree ceremonies, production of degree certificates, confirmation letters, and transcripts, and verification of degrees from various companies.
We seek an individual committed to understand processes, to think through complex problems in a thorough manner, is quick to learn and apply IT skills (particularly databases) and who communicates well with administrators and academic staff. You must be happy to work well as part of a team and on your own initiative.
Educated to A Level standard or equivalent, you will have demonstrable experience working in a student focused/customer service environment, with strong IT skills. Experience of databases and knowledge of Higher Education would be an advantage.
This post provides an excellent opportunity for someone seeking to develop a career in university administration.
The closing date for applications is midday on 8 January 2021. For further information on the role please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
The School of Geography and the Environment is seeking to appoint a Departmental Lecturer and MSc Course Director. The successful candidate will manage and deliver the MSc in Water Science, Policy and Management (WSPM) in conjunction with the programme’s Academic Director and the Director of Graduate Studies (PGT). The focus of this Masters programme is to develop a critical understanding of natural water science and the socio-economic, political, cultural and institutional environments within which water management decisions are made.
You will lead in the coordination, teaching, marking and supervision for the WSPM course and you will also contribute to the academic administration of the department and maintain an active research and publication profile.
To undertake this role, you will hold, or be close to completion of, a PhD/DPhil in a field closely related to the WSPM Masters programme and have a track record of post-doctoral research and high-quality academic publication in an appropriate field. You will also need to demonstrate an awareness of pedagogic methods and the ability to be an effective teacher of graduate students of high ability by lecturing at an appropriate level in an interesting and engaging manner; supervising MSc dissertations; and undertaking student assessments and examinations.
This post, which will be based at the School of Geography and the Environment, University of Oxford, is a full time, five-year departmental appointment with no formal college association, though informal relationships may be established on an individual basis.
Applications are particularly welcome and encouraged from women candidates and black and minority ethnic candidates who are under-represented in academic posts in Oxford. SoGE is committed to equality and values diversity.
Applications for this vacancy are to be made online. You will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of your online application.
The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Friday 8 January 2021, and it is expected that interviews will be held in mid-January 2021.
The University is seeking to appoint a Departmental Lecturer in Legal Studies and International Human Rights Law to lecture and teach undergraduate and graduate students on accredited and non-accredited programmes, contribute to the academic administration of the Department and engage in advanced study.
This post is an opportunity to join the UK’s leading Continuing Education department. Committed to public engagement, the Department is multidisciplinary and encourages interdisciplinary teaching and research.
You will have a doctorate (or be near to completion) in a relevant subject, experience of teaching and pedagogic methods, and sufficient depth and breadth of knowledge in the subject to develop course materials. Experience of university continuing education and outreach activity would be advantageous.
This post is offered from January 2021 (or as soon as possible thereafter) until 30 September 2022.
Applications should include a covering letter, application form, curriculum vitae including a list of any publications and the names of three referees.
Applications should be received by noon on 6 January 2021.
Interviews are scheduled for 15 January 2021.
In light of forthcoming retirement, the University of Oxford is seeking to appoint to the role of Deputy Academic Registrar and Director of Education Policy Support (EPS). This is one of the senior positions within the Academic Administration Division, the University’s group of services focused on students and learning. Reporting to the head of the AAD (the Academic Registrar) the Deputy and Director of EPS plays a role both in deputising for the Academic Registrar and having lead responsibility for work on educational policy, quality assurance, and student casework as well as coordination of the work of one of the University’s main committees (Education Committee). The Deputy and Director of EPS also serves as a trusted advisor to the PVC for Education.
We are looking for an outstanding academic administrator with senior leadership experience within student administration. Whilst ideal previous experience will include a deep understanding of HE sector educational policy and quality assurance best practice, an ability to work collaboratively and effectively with colleagues across the collegiate University, supporting the University’s Education strategic objectives, and juggling competing priorities will also be important. Individuals must demonstrate intellectual rigour, political astuteness, decisiveness, and a firm but human approach. Candidates must evidence superb people skills coupled with highly developed influencing and negotiating skills.
The postholder will be based at the University Offices, Wellington Square in central Oxford, leading a small and motivated team of educational policy and quality assurance specialists, and will be paid a competitive salary.
The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Thursday 10th December. For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Dr Saira Shaikh, Academic Registrar, Academic Administration Division, via e-mail at email@example.com.
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The Social Sciences Division at the University of Oxford is seeking to recruit a Deputy Departmental Administrator.
The role of Deputy Departmental Administrator serves to ensure that the strategic aims of the Social Sciences Division (SSD) are met through the ability to provide high-level administrative support across the division’s 14 departments as required. This is a new role created as part of an initiative to maintain critical functions in departments by providing a quick turnaround in the backfilling of roles in key business areas.
You will undertake placements in departments to support the Heads of Administration and Finance with key tasks, including, but not limited to, human resources, student administration, facilities, research funding and financial management. You will also complete divisional activities, such as management and coordination of the division’s Maintaining Critical Functions temp team, buildings management, annual planning support and implementation of the division’s IT strategy.
This is an exciting opportunity for you to develop a broad range of knowledge and skills, and gain valuable experience in different working environments. The expectation is that you will have a keen interest in and potential for building a long-term career in University administration and therefore you should demonstrate a serious interest in career development and be willing to undertake relevant training as required.
Educated to degree level, you will have significant previous experience of administration in higher education and of working on financial matters. You will have effective interpersonal skills, be confident prioritising competing demands and possess strong IT skills. You will have a positive solution-focused approach, and an ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a busy team, providing high quality service to our departments.
This post is full-time and fixed term until 30 September 2021, in the first instance.
For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Mark McDermott, Head of Strategic Planning and Projects (01865 614860 / firstname.lastname@example.org). Applications must be made online.
As part of your application you will be asked to upload a CV and supporting statement which clearly articulates with evidence how you meet each of published selection criteria.
The closing date for applications is 12.00 midday on Friday 11 December 2020. Interviews are scheduled for Wednesday 16 December 2020.
Would you like to join a dynamic team to help raising funds to help the Blavatnik School achieve its mission of making government better? Are you an effective communicator and efficient organiser with excellent attention to detail?
The Blavatnik School of Government is seeking a collaborative and pro-active individual to play a key role in the next phase of our growth. This is a varied and dynamic role providing vital support to the Director of Development and the development team at the School.
The Development Officer will play a pivotal role in supporting the work of the team. You will be responsible for maintaining and coordinating key milestones of the team’s complex work plan, which includes monitoring long term fundraising goals, planning for key events, and supporting specific country or region strategies. You will also work with the team to develop specific donor strategies, to commission prospect research and to ensure effective stewardship practices. In addition, you will be involved in setting and maintaining the systems and procedures for managing data and gift processes within the team, and will have primary responsibility for the Development team’s input into the School’s stand-alone contact database and for entering information into the University’s fundraising database (DARS).
A successful candidate should possess strong skills in writing, grammar and editing, along with a high level of professionalism and self-motivation. With a keen eye for detail and a flexible can-do approach, you will have first-rate organisational, IT and interpersonal skills along with an excellent telephone manner. A good general level of education, including a degree or equivalent, and experience of providing a high level of administrative support to senior colleagues are also essential.
If you are excited by our mission and seeking a role where you can make a positive difference to the world, this is the post for you.
Further information for this position (including details about how to apply) is included in the further particulars.
We anticipate holding a selection process for the role on Thursday 10 and Friday 11 December. If you would be unavailable on those dates, please make this clear in your application. The process will involve an exercise, a panel interview and the opportunity to meet with some staff at the School. Subject to that process, a preferred candidate may be invited for further meetings with School staff prior to an offer being made.
The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon (UK time) on Monday 7 December 2020.
We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated Digital content Development Officer to join the Centre for Tropical Medicine and Global Health Institute. This new position will support The Global Health Network with regional and globally applicable digital content. This is an exciting, digital role within a collaborative team and would suit someone from a publications, communications or design background.
As Digital Content Development Officer, you will be essential in supporting a number of teams with digital publications projects, research focused webinars and workshops and input into the networks digital and web-based content. This role will support virtual workshops and webinars from helping organise and host sessions through to recording and editing sessions and making them available online.
It is essential that you have previous publishing experience, ideally with a scientific or technical focus. A good working knowledge of web conferencing tools and video editing is essential, as this role requires editing content for the web and the networks social media channels. Close working with collaborating researchers will also be required as specific edits to recorded content will often be required. A good appreciation of accessibility, privacy and copyright guidelines will be needed to provide sound editorial input when working with video and other media such as images.
This post is offered full-time on a fixed term contract until 31 December 2021, and is funded by the Wellcome.
Please quote 148532 on all correspondence. Only applications received before 12.00 noon on Wednesday 9 December 2020 will be considered.
Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to develop a wide range of web services? In this role, you would be contributing to the development and ongoing support of a wide range of internal and external web services to support the work of the Department of Engineering Science.
You will be the technical lead on exploring new systems within the Department by understanding the requirements of users and anticipating what future need might be. You will be expected to contribute to reviews of existing technology and make recommendations on upcoming technologies and implement them where required.
You will also take forward the use of the Department’s web platforms by taking the lead on migrating older research subsites, taking into account the requirements of key stakeholders and liaising with our external website company for enhancements or changes to existing website functionality.
Informal enquiries may be addressed to Maria Huff (email@example.com)
Further information can be found at http://www.eng.ox.ac.uk/jobs/home
Only applications received before midday on the 15th December can be considered. You will be required to upload a covering letter/supporting statement (describing how past experience fit with the advertised position), CV and the details of two referees as part of your online application.
This new position will be part of a dynamic team at the Global Cyber Security Capacity Centre (GCSCC or Capacity Centre), a leading research centre and a global knowledge resource for effective cybersecurity capacity-building, located in the Department of Computer Science, and a programme of the Oxford Martin School.
You will support the Director and the Lead International Operations in developing and delivering a global programme of stakeholder engagement and knowledge exchange designed to both develop impact opportunities for our research, and to inform future research. The focus will be on engagement and communications in the Africa region, working closely with the GCSCC’s regional partner, the Cybersecurity Capacity Centre for Southern Africa (C3SA) at the University of Cape Town, South Africa.
You will support the development of regional networks and build on existing relationships of the Capacity Centre and the project partners to facilitate the upscaling of the centres’ reach and impact and to showcase the outputs of its research and contribute to the development of the GCSCC research outreach activities. Under the direction of the Director of and the Lead International Operations, working closely with the GCSCC Technical Board, the post-holder will maintain close links with key high-level stakeholders, including UK and foreign governments, regional and multinational organisations, technology, telecommunications and other industry groups, as well as think tanks and other academic institutions. You willl develop new concepts for research impact, and be expected to proactively identify opportunities and deliver initiatives intended to facilitate this, such as collaborative meetings, networking events, seminars and workshops, as well as attendance at conferences and events organised by others.
The role also involves generally supporting the delivery of the GCSCC research portfolio, which will involve inputting to: task progress monitoring processes, progress reports, and implementing communications and outreach plans.
The closing date for applications is 12 noon on 4th January 2021 Interviews are expected to be held in the week after
We are seeking to appoint a Finance and Project Manager to coordinate the melioidosis vaccine trial project, supporting Professor Adrian Hill’s group at the Jenner Institute. You will be based at the Old Road Campus Research Building (ORCRB) in Headington, Oxford but may need to spend time liaising with both the clinical trials centre (CCVTM) and the Clinical BioManufacturing Facility (CBF) which are both based a few minutes away on the Churchill Hospital site.
Your main responsibility will be providing management support to a range of pre-clinical and translational projects led by Professor Hill. The programme has a diversity of funders, and strong links with industry and a variety of non-industrial / academic collaborators. This will be a key role within the group ensuring successful completion of our research programmes. You will be responsible for undertaking the financial management of the Hill Group portfolio. Conducting and administering large group meetings. You will act as the first point of contact for important project enquiries and be responsible for project and resource planning.
It is essential that you have an advanced degree (MSc) in a relevant area of research and have demonstrable and sufficient experience in managing and coordinating complex scientific projects. You must be able to communicate effectively to high standard, and have good interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively with others. You will have proven and relevant project management experience, including skills and knowledge ideally relating to vaccine or biomedical/translational research.
This position is offered full time on a fixed term contract for 2 years in the first instance and is funded by the Wellcome and European Commission.
Only applications received before 12 midday on Friday 11 December 2020 will be considered. Please quote 148334 on all correspondence.
This is an exciting time for the Departments of Plant Sciences and Zoology: we are preparing to merge in 2022 to form a new Department of Biology, and to move into a brand new building in c.2024. The merged Finance function for Biology is now in place: our new Finance Manager will lead this newly structured team and oversee an excellent, customer-focused finance service.
You will manage the day to day finance processes, oversee all financial planning and reporting activities and develop key strategies. You will influence senior staff and academics on matters under your remit and oversee the implementation of several financial initiatives key to the successful establishment of the new department. You will work closely with all members of the finance team, ensuring they are fully supported in their roles.
You will have a demonstrable ability to inspire and lead a team, a high level of personal effectiveness and outstanding interpersonal skills. You will have proven technical finance skills and be capable of expert financial analysis and strategic planning. The ability to reflect on personal and team performance and learn from mistakes is essential.
The post is full time, permanent and available from February 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter. Interviews will take place via Microsoft Teams, on a date to be determined between 6 and 15 January. If you would like an informal discussion about this role, please contact Jeannie Scott: firstname.lastname@example.org
Committed to equality and valuing diversity. Applications are particularly welcome from women and black and minority ethnic candidates who are under-represented.
Only applications made online will be accepted. You will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of your online application.
The closing date for applications is 12:00 noon on the 14th December 2020.
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