The Museum is seeking to appoint a Research Fellow as part of our strategic vision to be a world-leading centre for the cross-disciplinary study of visual and material culture. The Research Fellow will join an active and engaged group of leading researchers within the Museum and contribute to it with their own cutting-edge work. The Fellow will carry out and publish independent research within the general fields of visual, material and museum anthropology and related themes that interconnect with the Museumís collections and histories. The post holder will also help coordinate a new initiative to expand University teaching with the Museumís collections. The Fellow will be fully supported in accessing collections for research purposes and in the preparation of research applications and also engage with the Museumís Public Engagement with Research activities.
Applicants should prepare a statement on their current and future research plans (up to 500 words) and also send examples of written work (published or unpublished) totalling no more than 10,000 words.
Full details of essential and desirable requirements are available in the job description.
The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Thursday 7 Februaury 2019.
Important notice regarding submitting your application - system availability in January 2019
The University is upgrading its online recruitment system. As a result, the system is expected to be unavailable from 4.00pm on Thursday 24 January 2019 and will be restored as early as possible on Thursday 31 January 2019. During this period, applicants will have no access to their online accounts and will not be able to work on, or submit, any applications. The University Jobs and Vacancies page https://www.ox.ac.uk/about/jobs/index.html will be updated with confirmed timings for this system downtime by early January. This downtime has been taken into account when scheduling the closing date for this vacancy. If you have started an application prior to the system downtime period, it will be available to access and complete once the system has been restored. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.