Professor Julian Roberts is looking for two research assistants to help with an article on Parole.

Duration and hours

The work is to start immediately and will run until July 31. There will be up to 15 hours work in total.

Reporting

The post will report to Professor Julian Roberts

Requirements

  • A general understanding of the field of law is essential
  • Good Knowledge of the parole board and the process of judicial review.
  • 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 during the summer break.

Eligibility

This post is open to current graduate research students in the Law Faculty including the Centre of Criminology.

Rate of Pay

This will be paid at the standard research assistant rate of £14.80/hour plus holiday pay of £1.78 = total of £16.59/hour

Funding

This post is funded by the Law Faculty’s Research Support Fund (RSF1718-57).

How to Apply

A short CV and cover letter (including the name of your supervisor, if any) should be sent by email to (julian.roberts@crim.ox.ac.uk) by Friday June 22nd. Please explain briefly how you meet the requirements and give details of your availability over summer.

Supervisors may be asked for a reference.

Informal enquiries may be emailed to Professor Julian Roberts. 

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.