Stipendiary Lecturership in Economic Geography

St Catherine’s College proposes to appoint a three-hour Stipendiary Lecturer in Economic Geography, with effect from 1 October 2022. The Lecturership will be for one year in the first instance.

The Lecturer will be expected to teach three weighted hours a week averaged over the three terms (twenty-four weeks) of the academic teaching year (the College operates a weighting system whereby hours spent teaching groups larger than one person count for more than one hour). College teaching is in small groups (usually two or three students). The post-holder will be responsible for teaching or assisting in the teaching of the following Preliminary Examination papers (first-year courses): Human Geography, and Geographical Controversies; and the following Final Honour School papers (second- and third-year courses): Space, Place and Society. and Geographical Thought. The post-holder will also contribute to study skills classes and be responsible for advising on and guiding the formulation of undergraduate dissertation topics; and supervising such dissertations, where appropriate. Course details can be found at and the course structure at In addition, as a member of the team of Geography tutors, the post-holder will be expected to play a full role in the running of Geography in the College, including arranging tuition in Geography, participating in the admissions process, setting and marking College examinations, and taking a role in the pastoral care of undergraduates. Informal enquiries about the tutorial teaching requirements may be made to Dr Fiona McConnell (email:

The annual stipend for three terms is currently £6,981 for a three-hour Stipendiary Lecturer, and is pensionable. The post-holder will be a member of the Senior Common Room. A three-hour Stipendiary Lecturer is entitled, free of charge, to one lunch and two dinners per week during term-time and during the admissions exercise in December. Teaching/seminar rooms are available for booking within College.

Further particulars may be obtained from or, in case of difficulty, from the Personnel Advisor, St Catherine’s College, Oxford, OX1 3UJ (Email:

Applications should be sent, in a single file, by email to the Personnel Advisor (Email: to arrive not later than noon on Friday 29 July 2022. Applications must include: a completed Application Cover Form (available to download as part of the further particulars); a letter of application including a statement of prior teaching experience; a full curriculum vitae; and the names of two academic referees. A recruitment monitoring form should also be submitted (available to download at Candidates should supply each of their referees with a copy of the further particulars and ask them to write directly to the Personnel Advisor, by email if possible, by the same closing date.

Interviews will be held remotely remotely on Wednesday 10 August 2022.

The closing date for applications is noon on Friday 29 July 2022.