Vacancy: Postdoctoral Research Officer Oxford

Postdoctoral Research Officer

University of Oxford – Socio-Legal Studies Centre

Manor Road Building
Manor Road

Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Researcher to join the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies (CSLS), as part of a new ERC funded project: EURO-EXPERT (Cultural Expertise in Europe: What is it useful for?). You will work with Dr Livia Holden (PI) carrying out research into the area of cultural expertise.

This project develops around a new integrated concept of cultural expertise to empirically investigate its use and impact in 14 European countries. In-context data will be collected through ethnographic fieldwork conducted by a modular team allowing real time analysis and immediate use of results by the stakeholders. For further information, see:

Applicants should have a completed doctorate and relevant experience in the social sciences; possess sufficient specialist knowledge in the discipline; ability to manage own academic research and associated activities; excellent communication skills including the ability to write for publications, present research proposals and results, and represent the research network at meetings.

You will be required to upload a CV and a list of publications, a supporting statement which explains how you meet the selection criteria for the post, as part of your online application. Applicants must also provide details of two referees.

The post will be based in the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, Manor Road Building, Manor Road, Oxford, OX1 3UQ. The post is funded by the European Research Council (ERC) until 30 September 2021.

Further particulars, including details of how to apply, can be obtained from the document below. Applications for this vacancy should be made online and you will be required to upload a CV, a list of publications and supporting statement as part of your application.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 midday on Thursday 18 January 2018. Interviews will be held at the end of January or beginning of February 2018.

Please note that the University of Oxford’s retirement policy has changed. With effect from 1 October 2017, all employees at Grade 8 and above have a retirement age of the 30 September before the 69th birthday. All employees at Grades 1-7 do not have a set retirement age. Further details are available here:

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