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The Robert Turner Research Associate

Green Templeton College invites applications from individuals coming to work in Oxford from outside the UK.

The Robert Turner Research Associate is intended for an individual coming to work in Oxford from outside the UK, and without an existing network of support. It will be awarded to a wholly non-UK educated postgraduate physician or postdoctoral scientist researching in the field of diabetes or its complications, at the University of Oxford. The person should not have had a significant previous period of employment within the UK. The position can be held for up to one year.

The Research Associate will become a visiting member of GTC, be granted Common Room rights (as detailed in the current “membership benefits”) and will be offered two free dinners per term. Contribution to conference expenses will be considered.

The Research Associate will be expected to participate in the academic and social life of the College, for example, by attending Research Associate and Research Fellow evenings and meetings with the College’s research students.

The Research Associate will be eligible to apply for rooms in the College, if available, on payment of appropriate fees.

Individuals applying for the position must be working in a University of Oxford department.

To apply, send a short curriculum vitae, a brief outline of proposed research, a letter indicating why you would benefit from this Associateship at GTC and how you would hope to contribute to College activities to The closing date is: 29th March 2017 at 12 noon.

The RTRA was set up in 2000 by his widow Dr Jennie Turner in memory of Professor Robert Turner, founding Fellow of the former Green College and Principal Investigator of the UKPDS

The Sanjaya Lall Visiting Professorship of Business and Development

Salary: A stipend of £35,000 for one Trinity Term is payable

Following a generous gift from the Sanjaya Lall Memorial Fund, the University invites applications for the Sanjaya Lall Visiting Professorship of Business and Development, in association with Green Templeton College. The appointment of the Visiting Professor is intended to be made for Trinity Term 2018 (16 April 2018 to 16 June 2018).

The Visiting Professor will be resident in Oxford for Trinity Term of the academic year and will be hosted by a department in the Social Sciences Division.

The Visiting Professorship will be in the area of Business and Development, broadly defined. The successful candidate will have an outstanding international reputation in scholarship and research and will be intellectually eminent in the field of Development Economics and business in emerging markets. In the spirit of Sanjaya Lall, the successful candidate should demonstrate the ability to adapt theory to understand novel research questions and methodologies. In addition to focusing on the problems of economic development and technology transfer in developing countries, the candidate should also show a strong flair for formulating strategic policy responses. The candidate will be willing to contribute to the growth of his or her subject area in Oxford. The Visiting Professor will also be expected to deliver at least one public lecture and to participate in seminars, workshops and conferences.

A stipend of £35,000 for one Trinity Term is payable. This stipend is intended to be a supplement to the postholder’s current salary. No additional research or travel expenses will be provided.

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online. To apply for this role and for further details, including the job description and selection criteria, please view the University's recruitment website.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Monday 22 May 2017.

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

Green Templeton College values diversity and aspires to reflect this in its workforce. We welcome applications from people from all sections of the community, irrespective of race, colour, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief.

Green Templeton College is a Registered Charity number 1142297

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