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Internal applicants only: Post-doctoral Fellow and Acting Deputy Direcor, Oxford Human Rights Hub (OxHRH)
Closing date: Monday 5 January

Grade 7, point 1: £30,434 per annum
Full time
Fixed term post for 6 months

Applications are invited by the Oxford Human Rights Hub (OxHRH)for a Post-doctoral fellow and acting deputy director.  This is a fixed term appointment for 6 months.

The Oxford Human Rights Hub (ohrh.law.ox.ac.uk) was established in 2011 by Professor Sandy Fredman to bring together academics, policy-makers and practitioners from across the globe to advance the understanding of human rights law. Making the most of the possibilities of social networks and the internet, the OxHRH is already a thriving site of interchange and new insights, in which academics, policy makers and practitioners can share cutting edge analyses of developments in human rights law across the world and thereby advance the understanding and practice of human rights law.

The post doctoral fellow will work closely with Professor Fredman in taking the OxHRHub forward into its next phase. The successful candidate will continue to develop the vision for the blog, maintain high standards, widen our reach and capture new developments in human rights law. As managing editor of the blog, she or he will be responsible for a dedicated team of two to three student editors

This project will have both a theoretical and practical component.  The research component of the post-doctoral fellowship will lay the groundwork for our work in developing pioneering new strategies and methodologies to create a productive interface as a source of information and advice between academics and the practical application of human rights law (‘translational law’).  For the practical component the fellow will also work closely with the Bertha Foundations Be Just fellowship, particularly in relation to the design and development of educational and training resources; and with OPBP in developing the clinical component of legal education.
Applicants will need to have a completed doctorate in Law or be close to submission.  A detailed knowledge of human rights law, global human rights news and developments.   Proven editorial experience in educational publishing including excellent writing and editing skills and a good understanding of language and grammar pedagogy.
The closing date for applications is Monday 5 January 2015 at midday.
Please submit a CV, supporting statement and details of two referees and indicate whether we can contact them at this stage.  The supporting statement should specify how you meet the criteria for the post. Please submit these documents to Zoe Davis Heaney, zoe.davis-heaney@law.ox.ac.uk by the closing date.

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Tutorial Fellow in Law at Brasenose College in association with Associate Professorship at the Faculty of Law
Closing date: Friday 23 January

Brasenose College, Oxford proposes to appoint a Tutorial Fellow in Law, with effect from 1st October 2015.  The Fellowship will be held in conjunction with an Associate Professorship in the Faculty of Law, Social Sciences Division, University of Oxford. The post is permanent, upon completion of a successful review.    

The successful applicant must be able to engage in research and teaching at the highest levels. For the College, they will be required to teach Constitutional Law, Administrative Law, and one other subject from the undergraduate or graduate curriculum. For the Faculty, they are required to give lectures in any of the Faculty’s undergraduate or graduate subjects, including at least one compulsory undergraduate subject. They will also be required to contribute to administration, supervision and examining in both the College and the Faculty.

They will have a sound knowledge of the law in the relevant areas, and the ability to examine, supervise and undertake pastoral responsibility for undergraduates and graduates.

Applicants should have a doctorate in a relevant subject, or an established record of accomplishment in legal research, and a record of high quality research and publication, commensurate with their career experience.

The combined College and University salary will be on a scale from £44,620 up to a maximum of £59,914 per annum.  Additional College allowances are available.  The Faculty of Law will also provide the appointee with a start-up grant of £4,000 (unless the appointee currently holds an established University of Oxford academic post), to be spent at their discretion on any purpose connected with their academic work.

Further particulars, covering both the College and the University posts, with information about how to apply, and a Recruitment Monitoring form may be obtained from the Brasenose College website:  http://www.bnc.ox.ac.uk/vacancies/academic-vacancies. The closing date for applications, including references to be received direct from the referees, is noon GMT on Friday, 23rd January 2015. Informal enquiries may be made to the Senior Law Tutor at Brasenose College, Mr William Swadling (william.swadling@law.ox.ac.uk) or the Vice-Chair of the Law Faculty, Professor Liz Fisher (liz.fisher@law.ox.ac.uk).

Brasenose College and the University of Oxford are equal opportunities employers.  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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Associate Professorship in Law, St Peter`s College and the Faculty of Law
Closing date: Friday 23 January

Salary: £44,620 - £59,914 p.a., plus £7,467 p.a. housing allowance and other benefits

Applications are invited for a full-time Associate Professorship in Law. The post is tenable from 1 October 2015 or as soon as possible thereafter and will be offered in conjunction with an Official Fellowship in Law at St Peter’s College. It will be based mainly at St Peter’s College with some responsibilities carried out at the Law Faculty. The post is permanent, upon completion of a successful review.


The main duties of the role will be to engage to engage in research and publication at an internationally competitive level in Law; to take responsibility for the organization, supervision and teaching of Law at St Peter’s College including arrangements for the admission of new students and the pastoral care of students reading for law degrees; to teach for the College three undergraduate law subjects, including at least two from a list of compulsory subjects: Criminal Law, Constitutional Law, Roman Law, Tort, Contract, Administrative Law, Jurisprudence, Trusts, Land Law and European Union law (preference may be given to someone who is able to teach at least one Law Moderations (ie. 1st year) subject: Criminal Law, Constitutional Law or Roman Law); to give lectures and undertake graduate teaching and supervision on behalf of the Law Faculty (in any undergraduate or graduate subject); to take part in University examining; to act as College Advisor to St Peter’s College graduate students in Law and cognate areas; and to participate in the administration of the College and the Faculty. The appointee will be an Official Fellow of St Peter’s College.


Applicants should have a doctorate in a relevant subject, or an established record of accomplishment in legal research and a record of high quality research and publication of standing commensurate with their career experience. They should demonstrate a research record of international standing appropriate to the stage of their career, with evidence of potential for producing further distinguished research in law, and the intention to continue researching and publishing. The appointee will be expected to demonstrate evidence of excellence, or the potential for excellence, in teaching Law, particularly to undergraduates, and the ability to lecture at an appropriate level to undergraduate audiences and to conduct graduate classes.
Salary on a combined College and University scale within the range £44,620 - £59,914 p.a., plus £7,467 p.a. taxable and pensionable College housing allowance and other benefits
The duties and responsibilities of the post are set out in the job description, which may be obtained from http://www.spc.ox.ac.uk/content/vacancies-and-scholarships   or by writing to college.secretary@spc.ox.ac.uk (tel. +44 (0)1865 278864).  The job description also contains details of the application procedure.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon (UK time) on Friday 23 January 2015.

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