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Part-time Diploma and Centre Administrator for Intellectual Property Law
Closing date: Wednesday 23 April

Grade 6: £26,527 - £31,644 per annum pro rata to 70% FTE

 The Faculty of Law invites applications for the part-time (70%), permanent position of Diploma and Centre Administrator for Intellectual Property Law to provide a range of secretarial and administrative support to the Oxford Diploma in Intellectual Property Law and Practice and the Oxford Intellectual Property Research Centre.

Applicants must have a good level of education, excellent communication skills, proven organisational skills, initiative, a flexible approach to work and some experience of supervising the work of another member of staff.  Applicants should also have strong IT skills, a legal education and/or experience of working within a legal environment, sympathy for the aims and objectives of the higher education sector, be able to work effectively as part of a small team and as part of a larger unit, and have an understanding of financial planning and budget management.

Please consult the job description and selection criteria for full details and further information. 

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online.  You will be required to upload a supporting statement as part of your online application.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Wednesday 23 April 2014. Interviews will be held in Oxford as soon as possible after the closing date.

To apply for the role please go to http://www.ox.ac.uk/about_the_university/jobs/professionalandmanagement/.  Vacancy ID: 112189

The University and Colleges are Equal Opportunities employers.


INTERNAL CANDIDATES ONLY: Research Assistant - Discrimination Law
Closing date: Monday 28 April

Dr Tarun Khaitan is looking for a research assistant to help him with a couple of projects relating to discrimination law over the summer of 2014.

Duration and hours
The work is to start immediately and will run until 30 September 2014.
The hours will vary, but on the whole you will be expected to work around 50-70 hours over the course of the summer. You will not be required to work for more than 8 hours in any given week.
There is some flexibility to accommodate a period of non-availability (up to a month) earlier in the summer (around June/July).
 
Reporting
The post will report to Dr Khaitan.
 
Requirements
A reasonable understanding of discrimination/equality law in any common-law jurisdiction is essential.
Some knowledge of the Indian legal system or philosophical foundations of any discrete area of law (eg philosophical foundations of tort law) is desirable.
Good admin and IT skills are essential.
 
Eligibility
This post is open to current research students in the Law Faculty and the hours are in line with the restrictions on working hours for students. 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 frequent meetings during the summer break.
 
Rate of Pay
This will be paid at the standard research assistant rate of £13.60/hour plus holiday pay of £2.33 = total of £15.93/hour.
 
How to Apply
A short CV and cover letter (including the name of your supervisor, if any) should be sent by email to <tarunabh.khaitan@law.ox.ac.uk> by Monday of week one (28th April 2014). Please explain briefly how you meet the requirements and give details of your availability over summer.
Supervisors may be asked for a reference.
Please feel free to email Dr Khaitan if you have any queries.

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