The College places details of vacancies for academic and non-academic posts in this section. Academic posts include Fellowships and College Lecturerships. On the non-academic side, a variety of staff are employed to help with the good running and maintenance of the College.
The Queen’s College is an equal opportunities employer, and has an equality policy and equality action plan.
LECTURESHIP IN GERMAN
The Governing Body proposes to elect a suitably qualified candidate to a fixed-term Stipendiary Lecturership in German for one year only, with effect from 1st October 2014. The Lecturer will be required to teach 8 hours per week during Term and the basic stipend will be £17,685 per annum (together with certain allowances). Applications are invited from candidates with research interests in some area of German Literature after 1730.
Further particulars and application forms may be obtained below or from the Academic Administrator, The Queen’s College, Oxford, OX1 4AW, (email@example.com).
The closing date for applications is noon Wednesday, 23rd April 2014.
CAREER DEVELOPMENT FELLOWSHIP IN ENGLISH
The College proposes to elect a fixed-term (non-renewable) College Career Development Fellowship (CCDF) in Early Modern English Literature for five years with effect from 1 October 2014.
The basic stipend will be on a scale starting at £25,013per annum. In addition the CCDF will be able to draw upon through an application process research allowances of up to £1,000 and a grant of up to £900 over three years for the purchase of a personal computer. The person appointed will be entitled to the use of a teaching room in College, and to lunch and dine free of charge at the Common Table and to bring a guest (upon payment) upon all occasions (other than Gaudies) when a Fellow may bring guests. The CCDF carries a sabbatical leave entitlement earned at the rate of one term for every two terms taught after the first two years. The Fellow will be entitled to join the University Superannuation Scheme. Other allowances may also be available.
The Fellowship is intended to support those at an early stage of their academic careers. Eligible candidates should normally have recently (i.e. within the past three years) completed their doctoral research, or be close to completion.
Further particulars may be obtained below or from Ms. Joyce Millar, the Academic Administrator, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applicants should send the following materials either by email (preferred) at email@example.com, or by post to The Queen’s College, High Street, Oxford, OX1 4AW by noon on Friday 25th April 2014.
Applications must include the following:
A covering letter explaining how you meet the selection criteria
The names of two academic referees whom the candidate should ask to send references direct to the Academic Administrator by noon on 25th April 2014
Interviews are likely to be held on Monday 19th May 2014. An example of written work of up to 8,000 words will be requested.
Informal enquiries about the post can be made to Dr Rebecca Beasley (firstname.lastname@example.org).
JUNIOR RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP IN THE HISTORY OF THE GREAT WAR
The College invites applications for election to a Junior Research Fellowship in the History of the Great War, tenable for three years from 1st October 2014. Applicants will be considered who work on any aspect of the conflict, but the successful candidate will work closely with the members of the research project Globalizing and Localizing the Great War, an Oxford-based project running from 2014 to 2019. Fellowships are intended to support those at an early stage of their academic careers, and will normally be awarded to those who have recently completed their doctoral research, or are close to completion. Candidates must not have accumulated more than six years in full-time postgraduate study or research, nor have already held a research fellowship elsewhere.
Further particulars are available below or from the College Office, The Queen’s College, Oxford OX1 4AW, at email@example.com.
The closing date for applications is noon on 28th April 2014, and interviews will be held on Thursday 22nd May 2014.
The Queen’s College, Oxford invites applications for the position of Junior Dean from 1st
September 2014 for one year. Applicants must be current graduate students or have been
accepted for graduate studies at The University of Oxford. A Junior Dean is expected to
become a member of The Queen’s College. Further particulars are available from The
Decanal Office (firstname.lastname@example.org). Applications should be sent by email to The
Decanal Office by Monday 14th April, including a CV and a personal statement. Shortlisted
candidates will be notified on Thursday 17th April. Interviews will be held between 22nd and
25th April 2014.
A NON-STIPENDIARY JUNIOR RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP
IN PHYSIOLOGY OR PSYCHOLOGY
The Governing Body of The Queen’s College proposes to elect a Non-Stipendiary Junior Research
Fellowship (technically known as Extraordinary Junior Research Fellowships) in either Physiology or
Psychology. The successful candidate will enter upon the Fellowship on 1 October 2014.
The Fellowship would suit a post-doctoral research scientist and/or research fellow whose tenure extends
at least until the end of the first three years of the award Candidates must hold a suitable stipendiary
research appointment in the University or a department of the University, or should have been offered
and accepted such an appointment in the academic year in which the Fellowship is to be taken up. The
Fellowship will be tenable for up to three years and may be renewed for a further period not exceeding
two years. A Fellow shall vacate the Fellowship immediately on ceasing to hold the research
appointment which qualified him or her for election, although this condition may be waived if the Fellow
secures an alternative qualifying appointment. The Fellowship does not carry entitlement to rooms, but
the Fellow will be a member of the Senior Common Room and entitled to free meals in College and all
other privileges enjoyed by ordinary Junior Research Fellows, such as the right to apply for research
grants from the College (up to £1,000 p.a.), and to a grant of up to £900 over three years for the purchase of a
personal computer. Although the purpose of the Fellowship is to encourage research in Physiology or
Psychology, the Fellow may, with the leave of the Governing Body, engage in teaching up to a
maximum of six hours weekly and, if teaching, would normally be expected to give priority to the
College’s own teaching needs. Any such teaching would be remunerated at the standard rate.
Candidates must by 1 October 2014 have passed all the examinations required for a first degree
at Oxford or another university, and must not have accumulated more than ten years in full-time
postgraduate study or research; these ten years need not be continuous. Candidates should
submit five copies of their application to The Academic Administrator, The Queen’s College,
Oxford, OX1 4AW, not later than 23rd May 2014. Electronic applications should be sent to
Applications should include the completed application form and CV, along with the names of
two referees, whom the candidate should ask to send references direct to the Academic
Administrator (email: email@example.com or to the above address) by noon on 23rd
Selected applicants will be asked to send a substantial piece of their research (no more than an
article or a chapter) and it is expected that those shortlisted will be interviewed on 12th June
LECTURESHIP IN SPANISH
The Governing Body proposes to elect a suitably qualified candidate to a fixed-term Stipendiary Lecturership in Spanish for one year with effect from 1st October 2014, with the possibility of appointment for a further two terms. The Lecturer will be required to teach between 6 and 8 hours hours per week during Term and the basic stipend will be £13,264 per annum (based on 6 hours per week) together with certain allowances.
Further particulars and application form are available below and may also be obtained from the Academic Administrator, The Queen’s College, Oxford, OX1 4AW, (firstname.lastname@example.org)
The closing date for applications is noon 23rd May 2014.