Associate Professor of Economics and Public Policy
Advertiser: Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford
Field(s) of specialization: Any field
Position type(s): Associate Professor
Location of job: Blavatnik School of Government and St Antony's College, Radcliffe Observatory Quarter and St Antony’s College, Oxford, United Kingdom (map)
Degree required: Doctorate
Job start date: 2021-09-01
Job duration: Continuing/permanent
Letters of reference required: 3
Application deadline: 20 Sep 2020 (no longer accepting applications)
Current search status: Reviewing applications
Posting end date: 20 Sep 2020
Interviews: Interviews will be conducted remotely by video
Ad text:

The Blavatnik School of Government and St Antony’s College are recruiting an Associate Professor of Economics and Public Policy to join the School in the academic year from 1 September 2021, or soon thereafter.

The Blavatnik School of Government aspires to be one of the world’s leading academic institutions for research, teaching, and public leadership development which improves government. The Associate Professorship will bring to the School an academic with an emerging global reputation for excellence in research, teaching, and public engagement in economics and public policy. A strategic priority for us is to grow our expertise and impact in the management of public service delivery. Applications are invited in all areas of economics and public policy, although candidates whose work advances understanding and practice of issues related to the management of public service delivery are particularly encouraged to apply.

The appointment will be made in association with a non-tutorial fellowship at St Antony’s College (offering a housing allowance of £2,550 and other benefits). St Antony's College is one of the seven colleges of the University of Oxford which admit graduate students only. St Antony’s provides an informal and multicultural environment for advanced research and postgraduate education and has become the leading European Centre for international studies.

The successful candidate should have a doctorate in economics, or a closely related field; a track record of internationally excellent articles in highly-ranked, peer reviewed academic journals, commensurate with the candidate’s career stage; an outstanding programme of applied research in the field of economics and public policy; the ability and willingness to teach, supervise, and assess high-achieving graduate students with real world professional experience who come from diverse cultural background; the ability and willingness to develop and teach upon short courses for senior practitioners from diverse cultural backgrounds; a commitment to outstanding and innovative teaching; the ability to build the profile of the School on economics and public policy.

The appointee will undertake research, teaching and administration in the School. Teaching duties will be focused on Master of Public Policy (MPP) degree and are likely to include: contributing to the compulsory module on Economics and Public Policy and supervision of MPP and doctoral students in the School. An overview of the Master of Public Policy is available here:

Further information (including details about how to apply) is included in the further particulars, which can be viewed through the application link. If you have any questions, please contact Brooke Martin-Garbutt, HR Manager.

The closing date for applications is 21 September 2020. We plan to hold interviews in the second week of October.

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

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