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Nelson J Carr Career Development Fellowship (CDF) for Academic Skills Support

Salary: The salary is on Grade 7 (National Spine Point from 29, currently £36,024 - £44,263 per annum). Free meals in College, USS pension, research allowance of £1,000 per annum, and a Study Skills Book Allowance of £250 per annum are also offered.

Post: Nelson J Carr Career Development Fellowship (CDF) for Academic Skills Support

Closing date and time: 18/03/2024 12:00 pm

Jesus College Oxford invites applications for the Nelson J Carr Career Development Fellowship for Academic Skills Support, tenable full-time for a fixed term of four years from 1 September 2024, or as soon as possible thereafter.

The Fellowship is intended for an early-career scholar who wishes to contribute to the academic development of students at the College alongside their postdoctoral research.

40% of the Fellow’s time will be devoted to research and publication in their chosen academic field. 60% to on-course academic skills provision. The duties of the post are outlined in the Further Particulars.

The successful candidate will have a good first degree or an equivalent qualification; be in possession of a doctorate in a subject that the College takes students for at either undergraduate or postgraduate level (awarded since 1 September 2019), or close to completion; ; have a coherent proposed research programme for the duration of the Fellowship, of a standard which will contribute to and enhance the national and international profile of the field in the University; have a record of publications and other output demonstrating research expertise in the field, appropriate to the career stage of the applicant; have experience of teaching at undergraduate level and of designing individual sessions as well as teaching small groups; have excellent oral and written presentation and communication skills; demonstrate commitment to building strong, cooperative and supportive relationships with students and academic staff at the College and with colleagues across the collegiate University and demonstrate a commitment to the aims, objectives, and academic values of Jesus College.


Further information on the Career Development Fellowship may be obtained from the link below.

How to apply:

Applicants should complete the online form by 12 noon on Monday, 18 March 2024.

The College will seek references at a shortlisting stage. There is no need for referees to send in a reference prior to being contacted.

It is anticipated that interviews will take place on Friday, 10 May 2024. If interviews are conducted in-person, reasonable interview expenses will be reimbursed, and overnight accommodation can be offered if required. Interviews may be conducted remotely.

Queries may be addressed through the Principal’s PA, Helen Gee (helen.gee@jesus.ox.ac.uk).

Jesus College welcomes and celebrates diversity. We strive towards creating an inclusive environment, where our staff and those associated with the College feel valued and respected. We want them to thrive, regardless of their age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, and sexual orientation. Our staff are an integral part of our community, and we cherish equally those qualities that make each of us unique, and those that bring us together.