Nuffield College intends to appoint with effect from 1 September 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter, two Postdoctoral Prize Research Fellows (PPRFs) in Sociology, broadly construed to include sociology, demography, social and medical statistics, public policy, and social policy.
Applicants who wish to undertake interdisciplinary research in Sociology which includes Economics and/or Politics are also welcome to apply for the Fellowships.
The College particularly encourages applications from candidates who work or plan to work in the field of one or more of the College’s Sociology Fellows.
The key responsibilities of the Research Fellows are to engage in advanced study and independent scholarly research in sociology broadly construed (as above); to disseminate research findings through publication and participation in conferences and seminars; and to take part in the intellectual life of the College by organising seminars, workshops, or conferences.
Research Fellows may also undertake ad hoc paid teaching or supervision within the collegiate University, up to a maximum of 48 hours per year.
Nuffield is a graduate college of the University of Oxford dedicated to advanced study and research in the social sciences, particularly economics, politics, and sociology. The College was established in 1937 when the motor manufacturer and philanthropist William Morris, also known as Lord Nuffield, donated land and provided a gift of £900,000 to the University of Oxford. This gift provided the funds to build the College and an endowment to fund its activities. One of Lord Nuffield’s key ambitions in establishing the College was to create a place of postgraduate study ... read more
On the application form you will be asked to provide the names, postal addresses, and email addresses of at least two academic referees to whom we may write at a later stage in the selection process to request references in support of your application. Please ensure that your nominated referees would be available to provide references in October 2020.
If you have any technical difficulties submitting your online application, please contact Interfolio at [email protected]. For other queries, please contact the Nuffield College Registrar at [email protected].
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