Start date: as soon as possible.

The Professor of Socio-Legal Studies will provide academic leadership, engage in world-class research, supervise research students and contribute to teaching in the field of socio-legal studies, broadly defined. They will be expected to play a leading role in the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies in the Faculty. This appointment represents an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to enhance Oxford’s reputation in this important field of scholarship.

The successful candidate will have an outstanding record of original research in the field of socio-legal studies, an excellent publication record indicating potential to produce further significant work of a recognised international quality, and strong intellectual leadership, teaching and administrative skills.

The closing date for applications is 12:00 on Friday 29 September 2017. For more details about the post and full application instructions, see

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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