Job Announcement: Departmental Lecturership in Migration Studies, Department of International Development, University of Oxford

17 July 2011

The Department of International Development (ODID) invites applications for a full time, three-year fixed term appointment to a Departmental Lecturership to start in January 2012 or as soon as possible thereafter. The appointment will be associated with the International Migration Institute, a leading research group within the department.

The postholder will be responsible for teaching on the MSc (Migration Studies) degree, in particular the methodology paper, the core courses (shared with others), and on a topic of specialist knowledge. The postholder will also engage in syllabus development, supervise short theses and act as an examiner. The MSc (Migration Studies) is taught on a joint course with the School of Anthropology particularly the Centre on Migration and Society (COMPAS).

The required qualifications include a doctorate in social science, with specialist qualifications in methodology and migration studies, demonstrated through advanced research, familiarity with statistical analysis and publication in the field. Significant teaching experience is required, at both undergraduate and graduate levels. The Departmental Lecturer will be required to be based in Oxford.

Informal enquiries about the post may be directed to the Chair of Examiners for the MSc in Migration Studies, Dr Oliver Bakewell (tel: 01865 271902, email:

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online. To apply for this role and for further details, including a job description and selection criteria, please click on the link below:

You will be required to upload a supporting statement and CV as part of your online application.

Only applications received before midday on Monday 15 August 2011 can be considered.

It is expected that interviews will take place on Tuesday 27 September 2011.

Dr Hein de Haas
Senior Research Officer
International Migration Institute
Oxford Dept of International Development
3 Mansfield Road Oxford OX1 3TB
Personal website:
Twitter: @heindehaas
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