Vacancy: Departmental Lecturer in Quantitative Research Methods

Location: Oxford School of Global and Area Studies (OSGA), 11 Bevington Road, Oxford, OX2 6LH

Salary and Grade: Grade 7, salary on the scale within the range £32,817 to £40,322 per annum

Details: Full time 37.5 hours per week, fixed term for 2 years from 1st January 2022 (or as soon as possible thereafter)

We are seeking a full time Departmental Lecturer in Quantitative Research Methods. The fixed-term role is needed for a limited time to provide cover for the teaching and related commitments of the substantive post holder and other staff members who are on leave for this period.

The post holder will deliver lectures for the core Quantitative Methods course across OSGA, overseeing the accompanying ‘lab’ classes based on RStudio. In addition, the post holder will take the accompanying classes for the students of the newly launched flagship degree, the MPhil in Global and Area Studies and contribute to accompanying class teaching in other programmes as appropriate. This is an exciting opportunity that will allow the post holder to contribute to the MPhil in Global and Area Studies through the development of new postgraduate elective course in an area of interest to the post holder.

You will have a relevant postgraduate qualification (a doctorate) and evidence of publication using quantitative methods. You will have an aptitude for teaching and some experience of teaching and research in relevant Quantitative Methods, particularly to postgraduate students from diverse backgrounds (Social Sciences and Humanities). You will have sufficient depth and breadth of knowledge in the subject to develop course materials and research proposals, a publication record appropriate to your stage of career in an empirical area of relevance and interest to OSGA.

You will be based in 11 Bevington Road, Oxford, as your normal place of work.

Please email any queries for the attention of Professor Christopher Gerry (Head of School) to

The closing date for applications is 12.00 midday on 1st December 2021.

The interviews will be held via Microsoft Teams on 13th December 2021.

Applications are particularly welcome from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in Oxford.

For further details and to apply please click here.