Professor Andrew Burrows is looking for a research assistant to help with bringing to publication a new edition of his book, Remedies for Torts and Breach of Contract.  

Duration and hours

The work is to start immediately and is likely to run until the end of November.

The work will initially be 5 hours/week.

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


The post will report to Professor Burrows.


  • A general understanding of the field of remedies is essential
  • Good admin and IT skills are essential.
  • The work can be done in any place where you have access to a good library, but you must be able to travel to Oxford for occasional meetings.


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 £15.10/hour plus holiday pay of £1.82 = total of £16.92/hour


This post is funded by a research grant from All Souls College.

How to Apply

A short CV and cover letter (including the name of your supervisor, if any) should be sent by email to by 17.00 on Thursday 13th September. Please explain briefly how you meet the requirements and give details of when you can start work.

Supervisors may be asked for a reference.

Informal enquiries may be emailed to Professor Burrows (Faculty member). 


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.