UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD
James Martin Institute for Science and Civilization, Saïd Business School University Lecturership in Science and Technology Studies (with special reference to science and technology governance) in association with KELLOGG COLLEGE
The Saïd Business School seeks applications for the above post starting 1 January, 2005, or as soon as possible thereafter.
The James Martin Institute for Science and Civilization has been newly established under the Directorship of Professor Steve Rayner at the Saïd Business School (SBS). Its mission is to identify and conduct research on socially significant science and technology issues. The lectureship is one of three new positions being created to form, along with the Director, the core faculty of the James Martin Institute.
Commensurate with rank, candidates should demonstrate excellence or potential excellence in research and teaching in the area of science and technology studies (with special reference to science and technology governance). The University Lecturership is associated with a Non-Tutorial Fellowship at Kellogg College. The salary would be according to age on the scale up to £44,376 per annum. This post is in an area currently designated by HEFCE as a shortage subject under its “Golden Hello” scheme. The appointee may therefore be eligible for a 3-year salary supplement if he or she fulfils certain conditions and if funds are available in the limited budget for the scheme.
Candidates should have (or soon be expected to have) a Ph.D. in any social science relevant to the mission of the James Martin Institute. We seek candidates with a strong research orientation.
The Saïd Business School (SBS) is fully integrated into one of the world’s greatest universities and is one of Europe’s fastest-growing and most prestigious management schools. Our faculty and students come from all around the world, rendering our intellectual agenda and perspectives truly international.
Candidates will be considered for the post on the basis of the selection criteria outlined in the further particulars. Further particulars, and method of application are available on http://www.sbs.ox.ac.uk/ or can be obtained from Jennifer Fielding, Saïd Business School, Park End Street, Oxford OX1 1 HP (tel: 01865 288813, fax: 01865 288810,e-mail: [email protected]).
Completed applications and three references (to be forwarded directly by the applicant’s referees) should be sent to Jennifer Fielding at the Saïd Business School by Wednesday 1 September. Informal enquiries may be made to Professor Steve Rayner telephone +44 (0) 1865 288938 or email [email protected] .