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Nuffield Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Economics

Title: Nuffield Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Economics

  • Employer: University of Oxford (Economics)
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Position Type: Post-Doc
  • Deadline: Oct 9, 2017

  • Job Description:

    130508-Nuffield Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Economics (4 positions available)

    University of Oxford
    Department of Economics, Manor Road Building and Nuffield College
    Grade 7: £31,604-£38,883 per annum

    The Department of Economics, in partnership with Nuffield College, offers Postdoctoral Research Fellowship openings for candidates who hold a PhD or are close to completion in a relevant field. The fellowships offer early career researchers the opportunity to develop their research portfolio within one of the world’s leading Economics departments and so strengthen their future position in the academic job market.

    The postholder is required to perform the following duties to the satisfaction of the Head of Department: (i) to engage in research of a quality commensurate with publication in leading international economics journals; (ii) to develop and manage their own programme of independent research; (iii) to present their research at international conferences and research workshops; (iv) to play a full role in the intellectual life of the department (both during term-time and vacations) including working collaboratively with academic colleagues in areas of shared research interest, and taking part in department seminars and workshops; (v) to provide up to 60 units of graduate or undergraduate teaching per annum (60 units is equivalent to 20 hours of lectures or 30 hours of TA-format class teaching) within the areas covered by the Department of Economics, as requested by the Head of Department; (vi) to co-operate in the administration of teaching and research.

    You will have a PhD or be close to completion in a relevant field.

    You will have the ability to present research findings effectively, to innovate and work effectively with colleagues and play a part in developing the department’s research programme, as well being able to teach high-achieving and challenging graduate students.

    Fellowships are full-time and tenable for a fixed-term of 3 years from September 2018.

    Fellows gain teaching experience via a minimal teaching load which will not exceed 30 hours annually. Consideration will be given to any field of specialisation.

    Applications must be submitted online via Econjobmarket.

    For further details about the role and for instructions on how to apply, please see the further particulars at the following link: https://www.recruit.ox.ac.uk/pls/hrisliverecruit/erq_jobspec_details_form.jobspec?p_id=130508


    The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Monday 9th October 2017. Interviews for finalists will be held over 2 days: 1st and 2nd November 2017.

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