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Dean of the Faculty of Law in the University of Oxford
Closing date: Monday 22 September

The Faculty of Law seeks to appoint a full time Dean of the Faculty to commence not later than 1st October 2015.  The appointment will be for five years in the first instance, renewable for a further five years.  The Dean will provide leadership in developing the Faculty’s strategy in maintaining and further fostering the Faculty’s vibrant and world class research and teaching culture; will oversee the management of the Faculty; represent the Faculty in the wider University and in the outside world, particularly in the context of development and fundraising; and carry out high quality research and scholarship in the field of law broadly defined.

The successful candidate will have an outstanding record of scholarship and research; the ability and academic standing necessary to lead the Faculty and to plan and manage resources; and will be able to deal effectively with the Faculty, the collegiate University, professional bodies, actual or potential funders, and the wider world.

The appointment will be made in a salary range starting from £100,000 per annum.  When the Deanship comes to an end after the agreed period of office, a permanent senior research position (known as an RSIV post) in the Faculty will be available.

The deadline for application is noon GMT on Monday 22nd September 2014.  For more details about the post and details on how to apply, please click on the link below to the further particulars.  Interviews for all shortlisted candidates will be held in Oxford on Friday 17th October 2014.

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

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The University and Colleges are Equal Opportunities employers.


INTERNAL CANDIDATES ONLY: Research Assistant - Anatomy of Corporate Law
Closing date: Friday 26 September

Professor Luca Enriques Professor of Corporate Law, is looking for one research assistant to help with the third edition of the Anatomy of Corporate Law and research projects on corporate and banking law issues.

Duration and hours
The work is to start immediately and will run until January 2014. The hours will vary, but the assistant will be expected to work between 10-20 hours per month over the period. He or she will not be required to work for more than 6 hours in any given week.

Reporting
The post will report to Professor Enriques. 

Requirements
A reasonable understanding of either the field of corporate law or banking law is essential.
Knowledge of European Union law is desirable.
The assistant would be expected to meet with Professor Enriques on a regular basis to discuss the work.

Eligibility
This post is open to current graduate research students in the Law Faculty and the hours are in line with the restrictions on working hours for students.

Rate of Pay
This will be paid at the standard research assistant rate of £13.88/hour plus holiday pay of £2.38 = total of £16.26/hour.

How to Apply
A short CV and cover letter (including the name of your supervisor, if any) should be sent by email to luca.enriques@law.ox.ac.uk by 26th September. Please explain briefly how you meet the requirements.

Supervisors may be asked for a reference.

Informal enquiries may be emailed to luca.enriques@law.ox.ac.uk

 

The University and Colleges are Equal Opportunities employers.


INTERNAL CANDIDATES ONLY: Research Assistant - EU Fundamental Rights
Closing date: Friday 26 September

Dr Konstanze von Papp is looking for a research assistant to help with an article on EU fundamental rights. 

Duration and hours
The work is to start immediately and will run until January/February 2015. The hours will vary, but you will not be required to work for more than 6 hours in any given week. A big part of the work could also be done over the Christmas break.

Reporting
The post will report to Dr K von Papp.

Requirements
A good understanding of EU law is essential; ideally combined with an interest in (comparative) Constitutional and fundamental rights law.
The ideal candidate would have either a US law background, or a keen interest in doing research in US Constitutional law. German language skills would be an asset.
Good admin and IT skills are essential.
The work can be done in any place where you have access to a good library.

Eligibility
This post is open to current graduate research students in the Law Faculty and the hours are in line with the restrictions on working hours for students. Students in their first year of graduate research may not normally undertake work as a Research Assistant until they have passed their Qualifying Test (transfer of status).

Rate of Pay
This will be paid at the standard research assistant rate of £13.88/hour plus holiday pay of £2.38 = total of £16.26/hour.

How to Apply
A short CV and cover letter (including the name of your supervisor, if any) should be sent by email to konstanze.vonpapp@law.ox.ac.uk  by 26th September 2014. Please explain briefly how you meet the requirements and give details of your availability over the coming months.

Supervisors may be asked for a reference.

Informal enquiries may be emailed to konstanze.vonpapp@law.ox.ac.uk.

 

The University and Colleges are Equal Opportunities employers.


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