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Oxford Department of International Development – Queen Elizabeth House © ODID / Rob Judges
Oxford Department of International Development – Queen Elizabeth House

Departmental Lecturer in Forced Migration

Grade 7: £32,817 - £40,322 p.a.

The Oxford Department of International Development seeks to appoint a Departmental Lecturer in Forced Migration. The post is fixed-term for two years to cover the research leave of a member of permanent academic staff. The successful candidate will teach core and optional courses on the MSc in Refugee and Forced Migration Studies and will form part of the core academic teaching staff of the Refugee Studies Centre (RSC), a constituent element of the Department of International Development, and the leading academic centre in the UK and Europe on refugee and forced migration issues.

Applicants should have excellent teaching skills and a track record of research and publication, with the potential to make a substantial mark on the field of forced migration in the future. Applicants must hold or be close to completion of a doctorate in the social sciences with a focus on forced migration and qualitative methods. You should have experience and the ability to take sole responsibility for designing, teaching and convening a full course on the MSc in Refugee and Forced Migration Studies and to supervise graduate students in a multi-disciplinary environment, as well as carrying out student assessment, examination and course design. Applicants should demonstrate an active research record in the field of forced migration with an excellent academic publication record in peer-reviewed outlets, commensurate with stage of career.

We are particularly interested in candidates with a strong background in anthropology and those with the ability to teach a course on environmental displacement. You should demonstrate the ability to present research findings and to contribute effectively to the administrative work of the department as part of an interdisciplinary team.

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.

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

Deadline: 12:00 noon on 2 November 2020

Apply: Oxford University online application system

Vacancy ID: 147816



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