Vacancies: Two Departmental Lecturers in South Asian Studies

Two Departmental Lecturers in South Asian Studies


Please note that these positions are now closed to applications.

The Contemporary South Asian Studies Programme (CSASP) within the Oxford School of Global and Area Studies (OSGA)

Location:                       12 Bevington Road, Oxford OX2 6LH

Salary and Grade:        Grade 8, salary on the scale within the range £42,149 -£50,296 p.a.

Details:                          Full time / 37.5 hours per week, for three years from 1 September 2022, or as soon as possible thereafter

 

The Contemporary South Asian Studies Programme in the Oxford School of Global and Area Studies is looking to appoint two Departmental Lecturers in South Asian Studies for a fixed-time period of three years.

Based in the Oxford School of Global and Area Studies (OSGA) you will engage in research-led lecturing, teaching and supervision of graduate students on the MSc and MPhil programmes in Modern South Asian Studies.

The successful candidates will be expected to provide teaching and supervision to graduate students on the MSc and MPhil in South Asian Studies and to engage in departmental research and administration. The ideal candidates will hold a relevant PhD with post-qualification teaching and research experience in the social sciences. Applications are invited from candidates with a PhD in Politics, Sociology, Economics, Development Studies, Geography and related social science subjects.

The successful candidates must also demonstrate research achievements at an international level appropriate to their career stage; as well as skills and commitment to contribute effectively to administration, teaching and supervision activity. A record of successful research funding applications or commitment to doing so is desirable.

Applications are to be submitted via the Oxford University’s website, they should include a covering letter and curriculum vitae along with a list of any publications and the names of three referees.

For further details on how to apply, including the job description and selection criteria, please click here. You will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement with your application.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 midday on Tuesday 12th April 2022.

We are committed to equality, valuing diversity and inclusion. As such, applications are encouraged from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in Oxford.

If you would like to discuss these posts, or any other details that are not included in the job description attached, please contact Professor Nayanika Mathur (Associate Professor in the Anthropology of South Asia) at nayanika.mathur@area.ox.ac.uk. Please quote the job ref 156756 in all correspondence.

All enquiries will be treated in strict confidence; they will not form part of the selection decision.

 

Interview date: Interviews will be conducted in person or via Microsoft Teams on 11th May, 2022.