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Early career research fellowship opportunities in the social sciences offered by departments and colleges at Oxford.

Opportunities are listed according to closing date.

Research Associate in Water Infrastructure Investment

School of Geography and the Environment, Oxford
Grade 7: £31,076 - £38,183 p.a.

We are seeking a Research Associate is required to join a new programme underway at the Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment. The programme, which is funded by a corporate sponsor, has ... show more details ->

Vacancy ID : 129122 Closing Date : 07-Jun-2017

 

Senior Researcher in Law
NDPH, Ewert House, Summertown, Oxford
Grade 8: £39,324 - £46,924 p.a. (pro rata for part-time)

The Nuffield Department of Population Health contains world renowned population health research groups and provides an excellent environment for multi-disciplinary research and teaching. Based ... show more details ->

Vacancy ID : 128609 Closing Date : 07-Jun-2017

 

Lead Researcher - The Oxford Martin Programme on Technological and Economic Change
Oxford Martin School, 34 Broad Street, Oxford
Grade 9: £45,562 - £52,793 p.a.

APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED - APPLICANTS DO NOT NEED TO REAPPLY.

The Oxford Martin Programme on Technological and Economic Change is seeking to appoint an established researcher with an ... show more details ->

Vacancy ID : 128663 Closing Date : 09-Jun-2017

 

Research Associate in Urban Studies
School of Geography and the Environment, Oxford
Grade 7: £31,076 p.a.

We are seeking a Research Associate to work on a Wellcome Trust funded project on urban austerity, care, and new parenting. The project will focus on developing new interdisciplinary research at ... show more details ->

Vacancy ID : 128793 Closing Date : 12-Jun-2017

 

Researcher in Digital Geography
Oxford Internet Institute, 1 St Giles, Oxford
Grade 7: £31,076 – £38,183 p.a. (pro rata for part-time)

The Oxford Internet Institute is a leading centre for research into individual, collective and institutional behaviour on the Internet. We are looking for a Researcher to work with Professor Mark ... show more details ->

Vacancy ID : 126609 Closing Date : 15-Jun-2017

 

Please also visit the main University jobs pages at www.ox.ac.uk/about/jobs/research and the Conference of Colleges jobs pages at https://weblearn.ox.ac.uk/portal/hierarchy/colleges/confcoll

The following opportunities have now lapsed, but may arise again next year:

Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Changing Risks of Droughts, Floods and Heatwaves in the Early 20th Century and Today Using Ensemble Climate Modelling, School of Geography and the Environment, advertised January 2017

Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Endangered Archaeology, School of Archaeology, advertised January 2017

Research Assistant in Educational Assessment, Department of Education, advertised January 2017

Postdoctoral Research Officer in the Department of Social Policy and Intervention, advertised December 2016

Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Digital News, Department of Politics and International Relations, advertised December 2016

Researcher in Migration, School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography, advertised December 2016

Policy Fellow in Entrepreneurship, Saïd Business School, advertised December 2016

Data Scientist/Data Hacker, Oxford Internet Institute, advertised December 2016

Postdoctoral Researcher in Cognitive Anthropology, School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography, advertised December 2016

Postdoctoral Researcher in Mutuality in Business, Saïd Business School, advertised December 2016

Research Fellow in Mutuality in Business, Saïd Business School, advertised December 2016

Postdoctoral Research Officer on CRESSI Project, Saïd Business School, advertised December 2016

Postdoctoral Researcher in Ethics of Data and Algorithms, Oxford Internet Institute, advertised November 2016

Senior Research Associate, Endangered Archaeology, The School of Archaeology, advertised November 2016

Junior Research Fellowship in Law, University College, advertised November 2016

Postdoctoral Researcher in Statistical Data Analysis, School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography, advertised November 2016

Postdoctoral Research Assistant in European Iron Age Archaeology, The School of Archaeology, advertised November 2016

Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Changing Ecologies of Knowledge and Action (CEKA), School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography, advertised November 2016

Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in How Institutions Think (HIT), School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography, advertised November 2016

Postdoctoral Researcher in Forecasts for AnTicipatory HUManitarian action (FATHUM), School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography, advertised November 2016

Junior Research Fellowships in Arts, Science and Education, Christ Church, Merton College and St. John's College, advertised November 2016

Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, Political Science with a Specialism in Political Economy and/or Experimental Research, Department of Politics and International Relations,
advertised November 2016

Fellowships by Examination, Magdalen College, advertised October 2016.

Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Economics (4 posts), Nuffield College, advertised October 2016.

Postdoctoral Prize Research Fellowships in Politics (2 posts), Nuffield College, advertised September 2016.

Career Development Fellowship in Law, New College, advertised April 2016.

JRF in Economic History, Wadham College, advertised April 2016.

JRFs in Arts and Sciences, Christ Church, Merton and St John's Colleges, advertised November 2015.

Christopher Cox Junior Fellowship, New College, advertised October 2015.

Rank-Manning JRF in Social Sciences, New College, advertised September 2015.

Stipendiary Junior Research Fellowships, St Hilda's College, advertised May 2015.

Junior Research Fellowship in Philosophy or Politics, University College, advertised November 2014.

Junior Research Fellowships in Arts, Science or Education, Christ Church, Merton College, and St John’s College, advertised November 2014.

Herbert Nicholas Junior Research Fellowship in Politics, New College, advertised December 2014.

Victoria Maltby Junior Research Fellowship, Somerville College, advertised December 2014.

Junior Research Fellowship in Economics, or Philosophy, or Politics, or Sociology, Trinity College, advertised December 2014.

Peter J Braam Research Fellow in Global Wellbeing, Merton College, advertised February 2015.

Junior Research Fellowship in Politics, with a research specialism in New Political and Social Movements in Britain, Queen's College, advertised February 2015.

Junior Research Fellowship in Social Sciences (Archaeology, Human Geography, Law or Philosophy), Hertford College, advertised March 2015.

Other early career opportunities:

  • Current call for ESRC Global Challenges Research Fund Postdoctoral Fellowships. 
  • Post-doctoral research opportunities (e.g. Research Officer or Research Assistant posts based on externally-funded projects held within social science departments) are listed on the University vacancies website.
  • Research Fellowships offered by external funding bodies can be found on their websites or on ResearchProfessional.com.