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Call - Associate Professor in Sociology: Quantitative Methods

Department of Sociology, Nuffield College. University of Oxford, UK The Department of Sociology proposes to appoint an Associate Professor in Sociology (Quantitative Methods). This full-time, permanent post, based in the Department of Sociology, Oxford, is available from 1 January 2015, or as soon as possible thereafter. The appointment will be made in association with a Fellowship at Nuffield College. For detailed information see . Associate Professorship (or Professorship) in Sociology (Quantitative Methods) Grade 36S: Salary £44,620 - £59,914 p.a. (plus pensionable College Allowance of £21,462) The Department of Sociology proposes to appoint an Associate Professor in Sociology (Quantitative Methods). This full-time, permanent post, based in the Department of Sociology, Oxford, is available from 1st January 2015, or as son as possible thereafter. The appointment will be made in association with a Fellowship at Nuffield College. The successful candidate will be expected to carry out high quality research that uses advanced quantitative methods to address substantive topics in sociology and should be able to play a leading role in the development and delivery of quantitative methods training within the Department’s undergraduate programmes. This appointment forms a key part of the creation of the Q-Step Centre in Social Sciences at Oxford, which is funded by the Nuffield Foundation, the Economic and Social Research Council and the Higher Education Funding Council for England to achieve a step change in quantitative social science training. The successful candidate will hold a doctorate in a relevant subject area, and will have a strong record of research at an international level.  The ability to provide excellent class and tutorial teaching to high-achieving and challenging students and supervision of graduate students for the Department is essential.  The post-holder will require good communication, interpersonal and organisational skills.  A record of success in securing research funding is also desirable. The duties and skills required are described in more detail in the further particulars, which also contain details on how to apply. The closing date for applications is 12:00 noon UK time on 31 October 2014. Additional non-salary benefits and allowances apply. Interviews will be held in Oxford on 28 November 2014. Applications are particularly welcome from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in Oxford. Committe dto equality and valuing diversity. Documents associate-professor-in-sociology-quantitative-methodsjob-description.pdf personaldetailsandapplication-formacademicpostsjan-2014.pdf