In the upcoming period, we will be advertising for a: 

  • Associate Professor (permanent),

  • Programmer (5 years in first instance), 

  • Research Facilitator (5 years in first instance),

  • Financial Administrator (5 years in first instance),

  • Communications and Knowledge Exchange (5 years in first instance).

Each year we will also advertise postdoctoral positions and student scholarships in addition to varied academic staff. 

We welcome applications for visiting scholars

Career Development Fellow, Marketing & Consumer Demography (with Saïd Business School)

Applications are invited for the position of Career Development Fellow in Marketing and Consumer Demography, based at Saïd Business School, University of Oxford. Reporting to Professor Andrew Stephen, Saïd Business School and Professor Melinda Mills, Department of Sociology, the Career Development Fellow will execute a research agenda in topics related to marketing and consumer behaviour with a focus on the emerging field of consumer demography.

Under the direction of Professor Andrew Stephen and Professor Melinda Mills, the successful candidate will produce independent academic research aimed at top peer-reviewed journals and present research at national and international conferences. The Career Development Fellow will also be involved in work on research projects directly related to the Leverhulme Centre for Demographic Science’s research mission and specifically on the topic of consumer demography and will be expected to actively participate in the Centre. The successful candidate will also contribute to teaching development and delivery for programmes at the Saïd Business School.

The successful candidate will hold, or be close to completion of, either a relevant PhD in marketing, or a closely related field such as (but not limited to) consumer psychology, computer science, or computational social science. The Career Development Fellow will also have experience at designing and producing research that uses large datasets that are analysed using advanced statistical and/or machine learning methods and experience of producing independent research of international quality in a discipline relevant to the area.

Position is fixed-term (3 years)


The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Wednesday 28 August 2019

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The advertisements for these positions are now closed

3 Departmental Research Lecturers (Assistant Professor equivalent)

We are looking for 3 creative and inspirational Departmental Research Lecturers (Assistant Professors) who want to develop an independent research programme within one or more of the 7 linked programmes of the centre, together with delivering academic teaching and supervision. Duties are divided as 70% research time (we value your development as an independent researcher and scientist) and up to 30% teaching (we value your career progression and development of skills). Research can be in any area of the LCDS, but the positions will be formally located within the Department of Sociology, who hosts the LDCS. Teaching will involve leading or contributing to courses in quantitative methods, advanced methods, life course research, demographic and research methods and the opportunity to develop your own course. You may also have the opportunity to supervise PhD (DPhil) or other Master's levels students. 

This is a fixed-term appointment for 5 years in the first instance, commencing 01 September 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter. 

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The advertisements for these positions are now closed

3 Postdoctoral Researcher Positions

We would like to appoint three creative, exciting and innovative postdoctoral researchers who will work within the new innovative interdisciplinary environment of the LCDS. The post holder is responsible for her or his own independent research project within a discrete area of the wider LCDS research programme, while being encouraged to work with others in the centre and our international partners. In this first round of postdoctoral advertisements we are looking for researchers in the area of sociogenomics, molecular genetics, digital and computational demography, causality and methodological advances. Supervision and collaboration can occur within the core domains and with researchers within the LCDS. At least one of these posts will include co-supervision with Cecilia Lindgren and/or Augustine Kong (Big Data Institute).  

The position is a fixed-term appointment for 3 years commencing from 1 September 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter.

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The advertisements for this position is now closed

Centre Manager

We are looking for a creative and inspirational Centre Manager to lead the operations of the newly awarded Leverhulme Centre for Demographic Science (LCDS) at the University of Oxford and Nuffield College. The Centre Manager will play a key leadership role in setting up, developing and ensuring the success of the centre, and overseeing the operational, academic and industrial partnership development. As the senior operational manager, you will support the Centre Director and Management team with high-level assistance in all aspects of programme management and delivery. You should have the ability to build and maintain a broad personal interest and knowledge across demographic research and industrial partnerships relevant to the Centre’s research.

The position is a fixed-term appointment for 5 years in the first instance, starting as soon as possible. 

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Student Scholarships

Each year we will offer a series of student scholarships for a combined Masters (MPhil) and PhD (DPhil) study and standalone PhD (DPhil) scholarships associated with the centre.

This year we will be offering 2 student scholarships. Scholarships cover all University and Tuition Fees, a small living allowance, computer and yearly travel budget. 

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