Departmental Lecturership in Migration and Development

International Development

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University of Oxford, Oxford, UK


  • Posted on: 26th Jan 2021
  • Salary: Grade 7: £32,817 -£40,322
  • REF: 149135
  • Closes: 08th March 2021
  • Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
  • Hours: Full Time

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Departmental Lecturership in Migration and Development

Oxford Department of International Development, Queen Elizabeth House, 3 Mansfield Road, Oxford

Grade 7: £32,817 -£40,322

Departmental Lecturer in Migration and Development

The Oxford Department of International Development seeks to appoint a Departmental Lecturer in Migration and Development. The post is fixed-term for one year to cover the sabbatical leave of a member of permanent academic staff.

The Departmental Lecturer will provide teaching and supervision for the MSc in Migration Studies (MSc MS), and potentially contribute to other teaching in the Department, as well as carry out related independent research. The Departmental Lecturer will be responsible to the Head of Department and work under the supervision of the Course Director of the MSc in Migration Studies.

Applicants must hold, or be close to the completion of, a doctorate in international development, politics, international relations, geography, sociology or a cognate discipline, with a strong focus on migration studies. The applicant should have sufficient depth and breadth of knowledge and theoretical background on the paradigms, institutions and processes of migration and development to develop course materials and research proposals. You should have aptitude for and some experience of teaching, with the ability to teach and supervise graduate students of a high calibre in a multidisciplinary environment, as well as to carry out student assessment, examination and course design. You should have an active research agenda, a publication record commensurate with stage of career, and familiarity with the existing literature and research in the field of migration and development, with an interest in the Global South.

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online. You will be required to upload a supporting statement and CV as part of your online application.

The University of Oxford and the Department of International Development are Athena SWAN Bronze award holders in recognition of its efforts to introduce organisational and cultural practices that promote gender equality and create a better working environment for both men and women. Applications are particularly welcome from women and black and ethnic minority candidates, who are under-represented in teaching and research posts in Oxford.

Only applications received before 12 midday on Monday 8th March can be considered.

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