Associate Professorship in European Union and Comparative European Politics

Application deadline: 12.00 noon (UK time) on Thursday 11 March 2021

Salary: £48,114 to £64,605 per annum

Associate Professorship in European Union and Comparative European Politics, in association with Nuffield College

Salary on the scale within the range £48,114 to £64,605 p.a. (plus College benefits including a pensionable College Academic Responsibility allowance of £23,143 p.a.)

The Department of Politics and International Relations (DPIR) at Oxford is an internationally renowned centre of excellence for
teaching and research. The study of these disciplines at Oxford has a long and distinguished history and the department is one of
the largest in the field in the UK.

The Department, in association with Nuffield College, now seeks jointly to appoint an inspirational teacher and accomplished
research scholar to an Associate Professorship in European Union and Comparative European Politics.

The successful candidate will be expected to engage actively in research in the Department and Nuffield College and to
contribute through world-class publications to the Department’s and University's international reputation for research excellence.
The post-holder will offer teaching in the DPIR, supervision of undergraduate and graduate students, contribute to administration
and examining, and act as a College Supervisor for graduate students in the relevant subject(s). The post will be held in
conjunction with a Professorial Fellowship at Nuffield College.

Applications are welcomed from outstanding candidates with strong research background in European Union politics and/or
expertise in comparative European politics. Essential criteria include a completed doctorate in political science, international
relations, or a closely related field and an outstanding, world-class portfolio of research and publications spanning the politics of
the European Union and/or comparative European politics. Preference will be given to scholars with an ability to teach and
supervise in the areas of European Union integration, the politics of European Union institutions, and/or European Union public
policy. Expertise in research methods is highly desirable.

The post-holder will have a room for teaching and research in the Department of Politics of International Relations as well as an
office in Nuffield College.

Associate Professor is the main academic career grade at Oxford with a focus on research and teaching, spanning the full range
of professor grades in the USA. In exceptional cases, the title of full Professor may be awarded on appointment. Appointments
to Associate Professorships are confirmed as permanent on successful completion of a review during the first 5 years. Any offer
made will be subject to pre-employment checks. The post is offered on a full-time basis, available from 1 September 2021 or as
soon as possible thereafter.

If you would like to discuss this post and find out more about joining the academic community at Oxford, please contact Petra
Schleiter, Joint Head of the Department of Politics and International Relations ( Queries about
Nuffield College can be addressed to the College’s Warden, Sir Andrew Dilnot ( or the Senior
Tutor, Dr Eleni Kechagia-Ovseiko (

A job description and selection criteria are available here.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon (UK time) on Thursday 11 March 2021.

Interviews are expected to be held remotely in April 2021.

Applications must be made through the University website: APPLY ONLINE

Applications are encouraged from women and Black and minority ethnic candidates, who are underrepresented in academic posts in Oxford.