Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Contemporary History and Public Policy of Mexico


Location: Oxford

Salary:   £32,817 to £34,804 p.a.

Hours:   Full Time

Contract Type:  Fixed-Term/Contract

Closes:  20th March 2020


Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Fellowship in Contemporary History and Public Policy of Mexico, to be held jointly in the Faculty of History and the Oxford School of Global and Area Studies (Latin America Centre, LAC) in association with St Antony’s College. The successful applicant will have research interests in the contemporary history and public policy of Mexico.

The position is full-time and will be held for 3 years (subject to the completion of a probationary period of 1 year). The purpose of the post is specifically to provide a time-limited period of career development for those embarking on an academic career, and to promote equality of opportunity by helping create a more diverse pool of potential candidates for future academic posts at Oxford and elsewhere.  As a result, there is no expectation that the post will be extended beyond the advertised period of 3 years.

The successful candidate will be expected to undertake research in the field of contemporary Mexican History, to teach and supervise at the graduate and undergraduate levels, and to foster closer links between the University of Oxford and universities and public institutions in Mexico. To do so, the postholder will organise events in Oxford and Mexico (primarily under the supervision of the director of the Latin American Centre). 

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Administrator (African Studies Centre)

Grade 5: £25,941 - £30,942 p.a.


The Oxford School of Global and Area Studies (OSGA) is looking to appoint to a permanent, full-time role of Administrator.

We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced administrator looking to launch or progress a career in University administration. You will support academic activity in the African Studies Centre, a thriving part of the Oxford School of Global and Area Studies (OSGA). Taking responsibility for the day-to-day delivery and administration of the MSc in African Studies as well as supporting the vibrant programme of events and activities held at The African Studies Centre. It will be important to work closely with the Academic Centre Director and this role reports to the Head of Administration and Finance.

You will have previous administrative experience relevant to academic administration, as well as events. Good communication skills and the ability to produce high quality, accurate, independent work with little supervision are also essential. Excellent interpersonal skills and being part of a team that is based across a number of buildings. Experience of working in a higher education or related environment is desirable.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Wednesday 4 March 2020


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