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Postdoctoral Research Associate in Intervention Design and Evaluation

Salary: Grade 7: £31,076 - £32,958 p.a.

Closes: 31 May 2017


The Postdoctoral Research Assistant will be an experienced social scientist, with expertise in intervention design and evaluation, ideally in a field outside conservation. The researcher will be responsible for bringing new ideas, approaches and analytical techniques to the programme, and supporting both the programme's other researchers, and external collaborators and stakeholders, to improve their approach to intervention design and evaluation. This role is an exciting opportunity to have a major impact on improving methods and outcomes in the field of conservation science, specifically consumer behavioural change, through participation in study design, data collection and analysis for specific case studies, as well as outreach and engagement with a range of stakeholders. These include conservation NGOs, governments, businesses and academics. The successful applicant will hold a relevant PhD/DPhil, together with relevant experience in the general area of intervention design and evaluation, and expertise in intervention design, impact evaluation, systematic review, statistical methods in social science, qualitative and quantitative data analysis. They will be able to manage their own academic research and associated activities, have experience of scientific publication in a relevant subject area, dissemination to and engagement with a range of audiences and using a range of mediums, and excellent communication skills, including the ability to write for publication, present research proposals and results, organise and lead meetings, and represent the research team.

To apply for this role and for further details, including the job description and selection criteria, click here.

Researcher, The Oxford Martin Programme on Technological and Economic Change

Salary: Grade 6: £27,629 - £32,958 per annum

Closes: 31 May 2017


Researcher, The Oxford Martin Programme on Technological and Economic Change, Grade 6: £27,629 - £32,958 per annum, fixed-term for 2 years

New technologies have the potential to fundamentally disrupt economic growth, investment, savings, consumption, employment, incomes, pensions, careers and productivity. Yet our understanding of what this will mean for the global economy, and how it will impact on markets, cities and societies is, at best, limited.

We are looking for an economist, with at least a Bachelor’s degree qualification to join our research team. Located at the Oxford Martin School, Broad Street, Oxford, the Researcher will undertake a range of duties, including:  academic research and administrative activities, within guidelines provided by Professor Goldin; work independently to identify ways in which disruptive technologies are likely to impact on economies and societies; provide original insights into the impact of new technologies on economies; gather, analyse and present qualitative and/or quantitative data from a variety of sources; and undertake comprehensive and systematic literature reviews and write up the results for publication in peer-reviewed journals and/or for presentation at conferences or public meetings.

Candidates will be required to demonstrate a thorough knowledge of economic literature as it pertains to technological change, experience of using and adapting methodologies, excellent communication skills and an ability to work independently.

The closing date for applications is Wednesday 31 May 2017 at 12 noon. To apply, please click here.

Postdoctoral Research Officer, The Oxford Martin Programme on Technological and Economic Change

Salary: Grade 7: £31,076-38,183 per annum

Closes: 31 May 2017


Postdoctoral Research Officer, The Oxford Martin Programme on Technological and Economic Change, Grade 7: £31,076-38,183 per annum, fixed-term for 2 years

New technologies have the potential to fundamentally disrupt economic growth, investment, savings, consumption, employment, incomes, pensions, careers and productivity. Yet our understanding of what this will mean for the global economy, and how it will impact on markets, cities and societies is, at best, limited. This new programme, based at the Oxford Martin School, Broad Street, Oxford, aims to identify the key technological disruptors and consider their impact on the global economy and society.

If you have a Ph.D/D.Phil in a relevant area and can demonstrate specialist expertise in economics to benefit the research programme, excellent communication skills, experience of using and adapting methodologies, and have a strong interest in science and technology developments, collaborative and interdisciplinary research work, and future trends, The Oxford Martin Programme on Technological and Economic Change is for you.

As a Postdoctoral Research Officer, you will not only manage your own research but also contribute to the management and coordination of research activities across the Programme, taking responsibility for part of the project. As a member of the team, you will work with Professor Ian Goldin to: contribute ideas for new research projects, work independently to identify ways in which disruptive technologies are likely to impact on economies and societies, provide original insights into the impact of new technologies on economies, reviewing and refining theories as appropriate, and gather, analyse and present qualitative and/or quantitative data from a variety of sources.

The closing date for applications is Wednesday 31 May 2017 at 12 noon. To apply, please click here

Postdoctoral Research Officer, The Oxford Martin Programme on Technological and Economic Change

Salary: Grade 7: £31,076-38,183 per annum

Closes: 31 May 2017


Postdoctoral Research Officer, The Oxford Martin Programme on Technological and Economic Change, Grade 7: £31,076-38,183 per annum, fixed-term for 2 years

New technologies have the potential to fundamentally disrupt economic growth, investment, savings, consumption, employment, incomes, pensions, careers and productivity. Yet our understanding of what this will mean for the global economy, and how it will impact on markets, cities and societies is, at best, limited.

We are looking for an individual with the ability to undertake highly innovative research in the economics of innovation and technological change, and have strong skills in mathematics, programming, and large-scale data analysis. You will hold, or be in the very final stages of completing a Ph.D/D.Phil in a field of quantitative science such as physics, economics, mathematics, computer science, biology, statistics or engineering. Experience in building mathematical models and analysing data, as well as excellent quantitative and programming skills are required, as is the ability to manage your own research and administrative activities and excellent communication skills.

Located at the offices of INET Oxford, currently Eagle House, Walton Well Road, Oxford, the Postdoctoral Research Officer will, under supervision of Professor Doyne Farmer: contribute to the management and coordination of research activities, administrative activities and grant reporting, initiate and join collaborative projects and act as a source of information and advice to other members of the group, disseminate the research as appropriate and in particular present research outputs at conferences, workshops and to stakeholders,  and develop ideas for generating research income and assist in applications for research grants.

The closing date for applications is Wednesday 31 May 2017 at 12 noon. To apply, please click here.

Lead Researcher, The Oxford Martin Programme on Technological and Economic Change

Salary: Grade 9: £45,562-52,793 per annum

Closes: 31 May 2017


Lead Researcher, The Oxford Martin Programme on Technological and Economic Change, Grade 9: £45,562-52,793 per annum, fixed-term for 3 years

The Oxford Martin Programme on Technological and Economic Change is seeking to appoint an established researcher with an international reputation and significant post qualification research experience to assist Professor Ian Goldin in leading and managing a large, multi-year research programme. Based at the Oxford Martin School, Broad Street, Oxford, the Lead Researcher will contribute original insights into the impact of new technologies on economies, play a significant role in the design of research questions and methodologies for the research group, and communicate the results of the programme to academic and broader audiences. In addition, s/he will supervise and coordinate the work of other researchers, represent the programme to internal and external stakeholders, lead and initiate collaborations and partnerships and play an active leadership role.

This is a senior position and candidates must demonstrate that they possess: a Ph.D/D.Phil in a subject relevant to the programme, an established international reputation and publication record, including with relevant existing literature and research in the subject of the programme, a record of research leadership, including with raising research funds and successful grant applications, the proven ability to develop research projects and lead other researchers, ability to independently manage research activities, including experience of budget and other accountabilities, and excellent communication skills, including the ability to write text that can be published, present data at conferences, and represent the research network at meetings.

The closing date for applications is Wednesday 31 May 2017 at 12 noon. To apply, please click here.