Postdoctoral Research And Policy Fellow (Atrocity Prevention)
University Of Oxford
Postdoctoral Research and Policy Fellow (Atrocity Prevention)
Blavatnik School of Government, Radcliffe Observatory Quarter, Woodstock Road, Oxford, OX2 6GG Grade 7: £32,817- £36,914 p.a.
The Blavatnik School of Government seeks to appoint a Postdoctoral Research and Policy Fellow to help coordinate research of the Oxford Programme on International Peace and Security (IPS) at the Oxford Institute for Ethics, Law, and Armed Conflict (ELAC).
Reporting to Federica D’Alessandra, Executive Director of IPS at ELAC, the postholder will contribute to IPS research on the intersectionality of atrocity prevention with contiguous policy frameworks, as part of IPS broader work on ‘connecting atrocity prevention research and policy’. They will contribute to development and fundraising activities, and assist in organising conferences, workshops and seminars convened by the programme. They will also act as a source of information and advice to other members of the research team, and engage in postgraduate teaching and assessment as required.
The successful candidate will hold, or be close to completion of, a relevant PhD/DPhil (degree must be completed by September 2021), together with relevant experience and specialist knowledge in the area of atrocity prevention and related protection and prevention frameworks. They will have the ability to: manage their own academic research and associated activities; contribute ideas to new research projects; and work collaboratively across disciplines and engage constructively with stakeholders. They should have experience of contributing to publications/presentations and leading projects across a team, and be an enthusiastic networker. Excellent communication skills and a demonstrable commitment to public policy are also essential.
This post is fixed-term for 15 months.
Further details of the post are included in the job description.
The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon (UK time) on Tuesday 20 July 2021.