Edward Orsborn Professor of US Politics and Political History, and Director of the Rothermere American Institute

University of Oxford
Rothermere American Institute
Closing Date
WorkplaceOxford, South East England, UK


Edward Orsborn Professor and Director of the Rothermere American Institute


The University of Oxford is seeking to appoint an outstanding academic and leader to the Edward Orsborn Professorship and Directorship of the Rothermere American Institute.

The successful candidate will be a scholar with an outstanding international reputation in the field of US Politics and Political History since independence and demonstrable leadership ability at a senior level. They will provide the intellectual vision and strategic leadership for the Rothermere American Institute, and develop its activities as a major international centre for research and teaching in American history, culture and politics. They will offer teaching in US politics and/or political history at both undergraduate and graduate level.

The post is offered in association with University College.

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online. To apply for this role and for further details, including the job description and selection criteria, please click on the link below.

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The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Monday 29 October 2018.

Applications are particularly welcome from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in Oxford.

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