U Oxford: Multiple Positions (UK)


Multiple faculty positions at the University of Oxford, UK. Deadline: 7 April 2023.

  1. Departmental Lecturer in Migration and DevelopmentThe Oxford Department of International Development (ODID) is seeking to appoint a Departmental Lecturer in Migration and Development. This is a fixed-term role for three academic years needed to cover the research leave of one member of the teaching team of the MSc in Migration Studies, a degree jointly run by ODID and Oxford’s School of Anthropology (SAME). The post holder will also have the opportunity to be appointed to a Supernumerary fellowship at Wolfson College.

The successful applicant will hold or will be close to completion of a PhD/DPhil in a relevant social sciences discipline, with a strong focus on migration studies. They will have significant research and teaching experience in the field of migration and development, broadly understood, with an interest in the Global South; the ability to teach high-achieving and challenging graduate students in a multi-disciplinary environment, to carry out student assessment, examination and course design; an academic publication record commensurate with stage of career; the ability to work effectively in a multi-disciplinary team, to meet challenging deadlines, to contribute effectively to the administrative work of the department and to present research findings effectively to fellow professionals or other informed members of the public.

2. Andrew W Mellon Associate Professorship of International Human Rights and Refugee Law

The Oxford Department of International Development (ODID), in association with St Antony’s College, is seeking to appoint an Associate Professor of International Human Rights and Refugee Law. The successful candidate will be expected to develop courses and provide teaching to graduates, specifically, to teach international human rights and refugee law, supervise, and examine on the MSc in Refugee and Forced Migration Studies; to contribute to the organisation of the Refugee Studies Centre, and to play a part in the administrative work of the Department and the College.

An Associate Professorship is the main academic career grade at Oxford with a focus on research and teaching, spanning the full range of professorial grades in the USA. Applications are welcome from both early career and established scholars with experience of inter-disciplinary working, in particular the ability to supervise graduate level work from across disciplines, in the broad area of refugee and forced migration studies. Applicants should have completed a doctorate in law or a closely related discipline with a strong emphasis on international human rights and/or refugee law, and should demonstrate an outstanding research and publication record and potential in international law, commensurate with stage of academic career.

Summer School: Migration & Development (Czech Republic)

Study AbroadSummer School on Migration and Development, Geographic Migration Centre, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic (possibly hybrid), 14-20 August 2022. Deadline: open until all spaces filled.

Geographic Migration Centre, a research institute affiliated with the Department of Social Geography and Regional Development, Faculty of Science, Charles University, Prague, with support of the International Migration Research Network (IMISCOE), has organized Summer School on Migration and Development in Prague, Czechia, 14 – 20 August 2022.

The one-week course will be organized at the Faculty of Science, Charles University, in the heart of the capital city, Prague (Albertov 6). Experienced and respected scholars and practitioners (from international and non-governmental organizations) from various countries will take part in the Summer School while delivering lectures and/or leading seminars, workshops, panel discussions on issues closely related to migration and development issues. These will be put into broader political, economic, sociocultural, demographic, and geographical contexts.

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