Associate Professor in Quantitative Political Science Research Methods

Application deadline: 12 noon (UK time) on Monday 31 January 2022

Salary on the scale within the range £48,835 to £65,574 p.a., plus College benefits including a pensionable College Academic Responsibility allowance of £23,490 p.a.


The Department of Politics and International Relations (DPIR) at Oxford, in association with Nuffield College, seeks to appoint an inspirational teacher and accomplished researcher to an Associate Professorship in Quantitative Political Science Research Methods.


The successful candidate will be expected to engage actively in research and to contribute through world-class publications to the Department’s and University's international reputation for research excellence.


We invite applicants with a strong research background in Quantitative Political Science Research Methods. Expertise in computational methods, causal inference methods, or formal theory is desirable. The successful candidate will be expected to conduct advanced research; to teach, supervise, and examine in political science research methods at the undergraduate and graduate level; to contribute to the graduate research design and methods teaching sequences; to play a part in the administrative work of the Department and the College; and to act as a College Supervisor for graduate students. The post will be held in conjunction with a Professorial Fellowship at Nuffield College.  The post-holder will have a room for teaching and research in the Department of Politics of International Relations, Manor Road Building, Manor Road, and an office in Nuffield College.


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 ( Further particulars about the post are available here.


Applications must be made on the University of Oxford vacancy website 


The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon/midday UK time on Monday 31 January 2022.


Interviews are expected to be held in week commencing 07 March 2022.  Please quote reference 154810 in all correspondence.


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