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Researcher - Global Priorities Programme (maternity cover)

Faculty of Philosophy, University of Oxford

Job category Postdoc or similar / Fixed term
AOS Open
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number 132362
Location Oxford, England, United Kingdom
Start date March 2018
Job description

Applications are invited for a full-time Research Fellow in Philosophy to work with the Global Priorities Programme, under the supervision of Professor Hilary Greaves (Director of the Programme). The Fellow will oversee all operational aspects of the Global Priorities Programme, more information about which can be found at http://globalprioritiesprogramme.org.

The post is fixed-term from the date of appointment for 6 months, and is anticipated to start March 2018. The Fellow will be located in central Oxford with the Global Priorities Programme, which is part of the Faculty of Philosophy.

The postholder will provide 6 months maternity cover as a member of the Global Priorities research group with responsibility for transforming the project into a long-term research institute by seeking research funding, recruiting talented researchers and the operational management of the team. The fellow will also engage in related activities such as representing the group at external seminars and meetings, liaising with donors and organising internal seminars and working groups.

The postholder is required to hold an undergraduate degree which is relevant to global priorities research. Also essential are excellent communication skills and an ability to contribute ideas for research centre growth and research income generation. In
addition, the fellow must possess sufficient specialist knowledge of and a genuine interest in global priorities research and effective altruism.

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply https://www.ox.ac.uk/about/jobs/index.html
Email to apply
Hard deadline January 5, 2018, 12:00pm BST
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Web address for more information https://www.ox.ac.uk/about/jobs/index.html
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Scheduled expiry date January 5, 2018, 12:00pm BST
Last updated December 6, 2017, 12:24pm EST
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