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Associate Professor of Economic History

Title: Associate Professor of Economic History

  • Employer: University of Oxford (Economics)
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Position Type: Associate Professor
  • Deadline: Jan 16, 2017

  • Job Description:

    Associate Professorship of Economic History 2016
    Department of Economics, Manor Road Building, Oxford – St Antony’s College
    Grade 10a (36S): From £45,562 p.a. plus college housing allowance of £2,414.47 p.a.


    The University is seeking to appoint a full-time Associate Professor of Economic History within the Department of Economics for the academic year 2017/18. The University of Oxford uses the grade of Associate Professor for most of its senior academic appointments. This grade is roughly equivalent to Associate Professor in the USA. Associate Professors are eligible for consideration through regular recognition of distinction exercises for award of the title of full professor.

    The Associate Professor will be a member of both the University and the College community. She or he will be part of a lively and intellectually stimulating research community which performs to the highest international levels in research and publications and will have access to the excellent research facilities which Oxford offers. She or he 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.

    The post is associated with a non-tutorial fellowship at St Antony’s college. St Antony’s College is a graduate college which focuses on research and post graduate teaching in global and regional issues. It provides an informal and multicultural environment for the interdisciplinary study of the modern history, politics, international relations, economics, sociology and culture of the regions of the world.

    Duties will include undertaking independent research of a quality commensurate with publication in top ranked international journals with a focus on economic history, the securing and management of funding to support the Department’s research activities, together with teaching and supervision responsibilities for the Department of Economics. Additionally, the role holder will take part in Department events and seminars as well as examining when required.
    Applications are invited from candidates with a completed doctorate in economic history or a relevant field of economics, postdoctoral experience in an academic position and continuing interest and research in the field of economic history or related specialisation, a proven high standard of research with a record of peer-reviewed publication with ability to publish in top rated journals. Candidates must have a proven high standard of teaching with ability to provide tutorials and supervision to high achieving students, carry out student assessments and design and deliver degree programmes.

    Additionally, candidates must be able to demonstrate that they possess the communication, interpersonal, time management and organizational skills necessary to undertake pastoral responsibilities. Candidates must have the ability to present research findings effectively to fellow professionals or other informed members of the public. It is also essential that candidates have good team-working skills with a willingness to participate in and assist in college life and government as well as in the administration of the Department.

    The appointment is for 5 years in the first instance, with reappointment to retirement upon completion of a successful review.

    The Department offers an exciting research and teaching environment, and an attractive financial package to the successful applicant. Salary is from £45,562 p.a. plus additional benefits from the college including a housing allowance of £2,414.47 p.a. - please refer to the further particulars for details.
    Candidates must submit applications online via: https://econjobmarket.org/postings.php?posid=4238
    (please copy and paste the link into your browser).

    Please refer to the further particulars for additional information about the position: https://www.recruit.ox.ac.uk/pls/hrisliverecruit/erq_jobspec_details_form.jobspec?p_id=126794


    The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on 16 January 2017. Interviews are expected to be held in Mid-February 2017.

    Applications are particularly welcome from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in Oxford.

  • This position has closed. Applications are no longer accepted.