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Part time Research Assistant in Law, Energy Studies, Environmental Business Strategy, or other Applied Social Science: Energy Management in the Retail Sector
Closing date: Friday 5 September

 Faculty of Law in association with the Environmental Change Institute

Grade 7:  £30,434 - £32,277 per annum pro rata

18.75 hours per week or 50% FTE (flexible hours)

Fixed term post for 16 months

The Law Faculty and the Environmental Change Institute at the University of Oxford seek to appoint a part-time Research Assistant for an interdisciplinary EPSRC-funded project entitled ‘WICKED: Working with Infrastructure, Creation of Knowledge, and Energy strategy Development (WICKED). This project is funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC).

The Research Assistant will be required to obtain and analyse documentation and survey data, and conduct semi-structured interviews with key personnel to investigate legal and organizational infrastructures. The Research Assistant will also be expected to attend regular project meetings and provide general support for the project.

The Research Assistant must have either a postgraduate degree in law, business, energy studies, environmental business strategy or other relevant applied social science subject or a professional qualification and experience directly relevant to this project.  They should also have a good knowledge and understanding of energy issues in the context of the built environment, excellent administrative, literacy skills, and interpersonal skills and an ability to communicate appropriately with professionals.

This is a part time post (50%fte) but working weekly hours are flexible.  This is a fixed term post for 16 months but a longer period involving fewer weekly hours may also be considered.

The closing date for applications is midday on Friday 5 September 2014.  You will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of your on line application.

To apply for this post and for further details, including the job description and selection criteria, please go to the link below Vacancy ID: 114684

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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 see  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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