Dr Miles Jackson is looking for a research assistant to help with a question of German criminal doctrine and theory as part of a larger project on accomplice liability in international law.

Duration and hours

The work is to start as soon as possible and run until mid-October or early November. It is likely that the project will take between fifteen and twenty hours in total.

You will not be required to work for more than 6 hours in any given week.


The post will report to Miles Jackson


  • Knowledge of, and ability to conduct research in, German criminal law is essential.
  • Interest in theoretical debates in criminal law is desirable.
  • The work can be done in any place where you have access to a good library and/or online resources.


This post is open to current or recent 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 £15.10/hour plus holiday pay of £1.82 = total of £16.92/hour


This post is funded by the Jesus College, Oxford.

How to Apply

A brief cover letter (including the name of your supervisor, if any) should be sent by email to miles.jackson@law.ox.ac.uk by 15 September. Please explain briefly how you meet the requirements and give details of your availability.

Informal enquiries may be emailed to Miles Jackson.


Guidelines for Faculty members / line managers

Graduate Studies Committee agreed in Michaelmas Term 2013 the following guidelines and stipulations which were endorsed by the Law Faculty Board the same term.

BCL/MJur students are not permitted to undertake paid work of any kind for the Faculty, and are advised against undertaking paid work offered from any other source as well.

PRS, MPhil, and MSt students are not permitted to undertake teaching for the Faculty but can undertake up to eight hours’ paid work per week and can be employed by the Faculty up to that limit for work other than teaching.

DPhil students can undertake up to eight hours’ paid work of any kind (including teaching) per week and can be employed by the Faculty up to that limit.

Any queries regarding the eligibility of a particular student should be directed to Geraldine Malloy in the Faculty Office.