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Associate Professorship (or Professorship) of Refugee Studies and Forced Migration



Start date: 1 September 2015 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Applications are invited for an Associate Professorship of Refugee Studies and Forced Migration. The post is permanent and full-time. The appointment will be made in association with a non-tutorial fellowship at St Cross College.

The post-holder will teach on the MSc in Refugee and Forced Migration Studies and on the MPhil in Development Studies and will supervise doctoral students in the Department. S/he will also be an integral member of the Refugee Studies Centre (RSC), a constituent element of the Department of International Development, and the leading academic research centre on refugee and forced migration issues in the world.Applicants should have a doctorate in Anthropology, Development Studies, Geography, or Sociology, with a strong focus on forced migration, an outstanding research and publication record, commensurate with stage of academic career, in one of the above-mentioned disciplines and in areas related to forced migration, and a proven capacity for qualitative fieldwork, with a focus on the lived experiences of forced migrants and expertise in a major region of forced migration, in particular Africa, Asia, or the Middle East. Candidates should also have considerable university teaching experience in forced migration at postgraduate level, including thesis supervision.

The further particulars, which include details of the selection criteria and application procedure may be obtained from: or by contacting the recruitment team at:

The closing date for applications is 12 noon on Wednesday 1 October 2014. Please quote reference number VG-14-001.Applications are particularly welcome from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in Oxford.

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Further particulars can be obtained by the following email address or website


Closing date:

The closing date is 1 October 2014