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Nuffield Professorship of Sociology at University of Oxford


Monday, September 9, 2013

University of Oxford Department of Sociology in association with Nuffield College

Start date: As soon as possible, and not later than 1 September 2014.

The Nuffield Professorship of Sociology is a new professorship in the Department of Sociology. The postholder will be a statutory Professor of the University and a Professorial Fellow of Nuffield College.

The successful candidate will be a scholar of sociology of international distinction, with an outstanding research and publication profile, a record of success in obtaining external research grants, and an ability to inspire, guide and motivate students and colleagues. He or she will teach on graduate and undergraduate programmes in the University, and will be expected to assume a key leadership role in the further development of sociological research and teaching at Oxford and in the wider academic community.

Please see the further particulars at www.ox.ac.uk/about_the_university/jobs/fp/ for more details about the post and for full instructions before making an application. Applications, including a covering letter and full CV, and naming three referees should be received no later than Monday 9 September 2013, by Dr Gwen Booth, Personnel Officer, Senior Appointments at professorships@admin.ox.ac.uk. If you have a query about how to apply, please contact Mrs Elaine Eastgate at professorships@admin.ox.ac.uk or telephone: +44 (0)1865 280189.

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


University of Oxford, Department of Sociology

Sociology in Oxford is concerned with real-world issues with policy relevance, such as social inequality, organised crime, the social basis of political conflict and mobilization, and changes in family relationships and gender roles. Our research is empirical, analytical, and comparative in nature...

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