Research Fellow in International Relations (Transboundary Resources)

Oxford University
Oxford, United Kingdom
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The Department of Politics and International Relations (DPIR), University of Oxford, proposes to appoint a Research Fellow in International Relations in association with the Oxford Martin School-funded research programme on Transboundary Resource Management led by Professor Richard Caplan and other Oxford colleagues. The programme investigates how diplomacy and natural resources systems models can promote practical cross-border co-operation for resource-based Sustainable Development Goals. The role will also involve an element of teaching for the department.

The successful candidate will be based at the Department for Politics and International Relations at the University of Oxford. The appointment will be offered on a full-time basis and available from 1 October 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter for a period of 2 years. The postholder will be offered membership of the Common Room of Linacre College (incl. associated benefits) for the duration of the fellowship.

The person appointed will engage in original independent research relating to the international relations of transboundary resource management and contribute to graduate teaching in International Relations. This position will offer the successful candidate exceptional career opportunities to work in an internationally renowned Department which benefits from excellent facilities for research and teaching and the presence of leading international academics.

Applicants for this post should hold, or be close to completion of, a relevant PhD/DPhil by September 2019 and possess sufficient specialist knowledge in the discipline of International Relations. They should also be able to demonstrate a track record of excellent quality publications in highly-ranked academic journals and/or major presses and an ability to provide excellent class and tutorial teaching at the graduate level in the field of International Relations.

The duties, responsibilities and skills required are described in more detail in the further particulars which also contain details on how to apply. If you have any questions regarding the vacancy please use the email address below.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Wednesday, 7 August 2019. Interviews are expected to be held in early September 2019.