Researcher in Migration

School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography, Banbury Road, Oxford
Grade 7: £31,604 – £38,833 with a discretionary range to £42,418 p.a. (pro rata for part-time)

The Migration Observatory at the University of Oxford is seeking to appoint a Researcher in Migration on a fixed-term basis until 31 December 2019, with an extension expected subject to the availability of external funding. The post is offered as full-time, but part-time working will be considered.

You will be part of the Migration Observatory at the University of Oxford. You will be involved in a wide range of Migration Observatory activities and projects, including a new project examining the social and economic integration of migrants in the UK. You will participate in policy discussions, representing a high-profile organisation and promoting the use of high-quality data and research evidence in the public debate. In addition to communicating research findings to non-academic audiences, you will develop and conduct academic research on migration issues.

Candidates should be experienced quantitative social scientists with a relevant doctorate, an outstanding research and publication record on issues related to migration, a sound understanding of political and policy debates on migration in the UK, and excellent oral presentation skills. The preferred candidate will also have experience engaging with stakeholders outside the academic field, such as community groups, non-governmental organisations, the media and civil servants.

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online. You will be required to upload a supporting statement and CV as part of your online application. Your supporting statement should be prepared in accordance with the instructions given in the further particulars.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on 13 November 2017. We aim to notify shortlisted candidates by 17 November 2017 and interviews are planned for Wednesday 22 November 2017.

To apply, visit the University job page and search by Vacancy ID: 131433

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Part-time REMINDER Project Manager

School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography, Banbury Road, Oxford
Grade 6: £28,098 – £31,604 p.a. (pro rata)

The Centre on Migration, Policy and Society (COMPAS) has an exciting opportunity for a part-time (80%) Project Manager for the Horizon 2020 REMINDER project that explores the economic, social, institutional and policy factors that have shaped the impacts of free movement in the EU and public debates about it.

This is a fixed-term position until 31 October 2019 and the successful candidate will be responsible for the smooth running of the project and the administrative co-ordination of the 13 universities across 8 EU member states involved. Your main responsibilities will include contractual management, financial management and communication activities including the management of the projects website.

The successful candidate will be educated to first level degree or equivalent as well as having excellent demonstrable administration skills. You will have strong communications skills both written and oral with the ability to build collaborative relationships and networks. The successful candidate will also have a strong financial background with the ability to manage a complex budgets and financial records. You must also have a flexible approach to work and be willing to occasionally travel outside of the UK.

You will be required to upload a CV, a supporting statement, and details of two referees with your application.

Only applications received before 12.00 midday on 6 November 2017 can be considered.

To apply, visit the University job page and search by Vacancy ID: 131068

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