Current job vacancies

Departmental Lecturer in History of Art

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Closing date: 21 May 2021

The Department for Continuing Education is the leading Continuing Education department in the UK with a large and vibrant annual programme in the history of art, covering all periods of art history, western and non-western art, and a variety of material culture.
We are seeking to appoint a full-time Departmental Lecturer to direct the Certificate and Diploma in History of Art, and to contribute to the teaching of these and other courses in the History of Art and related programmes.
Working closely with the Director of Studies in the History of Art, you will contribute to the imaginative and vigorous development of the Department’s programme in the History of Art. This may include devising new award-bearing courses and course syllabuses, teaching materials and methods, including online delivery.
You will have a doctorate in the field of History of Art and a proven track record in research and publication. A strong aptitude for teaching is essential and candidates with an interest in a range of approaches, periods and regions may be preferred.
This post is offered from 1 October 2021 (or as soon as possible thereafter) until 30 September 2024 (in the first instance, with the possibility of extension). Applications should include a covering letter, application form, curriculum vitae including a list of any publications and the names of three referees.
Applications should be received by noon on 21 May 2021.
Interviews are scheduled for 3 June 2021.

Course Delivery Coordinator

Grade 5: £25,941 - £30,942 p.a. (pro-rata for part-time)

Closing date: 24 May 2021

We seek an enthusiastic and well-organised Course Delivery Coordinator to join our Technology-Assisted Lifelong Learning (TALL) unit. This is a full-time post, but part-time hours at a minimum of 29.2 hours a week (0.8 FTE) can be considered.
The role of the Course Delivery Coordinator is to organise the delivery of the popular online courses developed and run by the TALL unit for the Department for Continuing Education. In doing this, you will: agree delivery dates for courses; liaise with academics, administrators and web developers to ensure updates to course materials are implemented; schedule tasks for the course delivery team and work with colleagues to ensure courses are correctly set up on the learning platform; and resolve any problems related to the course materials raised during the delivery of the courses. You will also project manage more significant updates to online course materials and contribute to the on-going development of systems and working processes to support the team’s course delivery activities.
You will be able to manage a busy workload and enjoy working closely with colleagues to deliver up to 100 courses each term. Good written communication, problem solving skills and an eye for detail are essential; and previous experience of course administration is desirable. Excellent organisation and interpersonal skills are required and you must be an effective team worker able to coordinate and supervise the work of others. You will have previous experience of working in a deadline-driven environment, be professional in your outlook and be able to evolve systems and processes to meet future course delivery requirements.
The role includes 38 days’ leave (pro rata if appointment is made part-time), inclusive of Bank Holidays and Departmental closure days, pension and excellent benefits. The Department is committed to developing colleagues both personally and professionally.
Applications are to be made online no later than 12.00 noon on 24 May 2021. Interviews are expected to take place on 10 and 11 June 2021.

Departmental Lecturer in Data Science

Grade 7: £32,817 - £40,322 per annum

Closing date: 28 May 2021

The Department for Continuing Education offers a range of courses in Data Science including an Advanced Diploma in IT Systems Analysis and Design, short online courses in Artificial Intelligence, Continuing Professional Development initiatives, and Weekly Oxford Worldwide Classes. We are recruiting a Departmental Lecturer in Data Science to fulfil the role of Course Director on the Advanced Diploma, lecture and teach undergraduate and graduate students, contribute to the academic administration of the Department, and engage in advanced study.
This is an opportunity to join the UK’s leading Continuing Education department. Committed to public engagement, the Department is multidisciplinary and encourages interdisciplinary teaching and research.
You will have a doctorate in a relevant subject with a track record of teaching and examining courses in Data Science or a related discipline at undergraduate level. Experience of syllabus design and course development in a relevant discipline, together with an awareness of modern pedagogic methods including online learning, are essential requirements of the role. Experience of university continuing education and outreach activity would be advantageous.
This post is offered for two years in the first instance. Applications should include a covering letter, application form, curriculum vitae including a list of any publications and the names of three referees. Applications should be received by noon on 28 May 2021.
Applications are particularly welcome from women and black and minority ethnic candidates who are under-represented in academic posts in Oxford.