Staff Vacancies


Senior Research Grants Assistant

Salary: Grade 5: 24,983 - 29,799 p.a.

We have an immediate vacancy for a Senior Research Grants Assistant to join the Zoology Grants Office Team. This is a permanent position.

The Senior Grants Assistant will report to the Research Funding Manager and assist with day-to-day operations of the Zoology Grants Office which handles all pre- and post-award administration. The successful candidate will have finance experience and good customer care and IT skills. Previous experience in research funding administration or of working with Oracle Financials or X5 would be an advantage but full training will be given.

Only applications received before 12.00 noon on 24 November 2017 can be considered. Interviews are planned for 5th December 2017.

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Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Leopard Ecology and Conservation in the Middle East

Salary: Grade 7: 31,604 - 38,833 p.a.

Postdoctoral Researcher in leopard ecology and conservation in the Middle East sought for the Department of Zoology’s Wildlife Conservation Research Unit. This is a 7 month, fixed-term, full-time post based at WildCRU’s headquarters, the Recanati Kaplan Centre, Tubney House near Oxford.

Working with WildCRU’s Persian leopard project you will provide field project management and technical data analysis for leopard ecology in the region. The successful applicant will hold a PhD or DPhil in a relevant subject with extensive experience in the design, development and implementation of leopard surveys and field research projects in the Middle East. It will be necessary to be familiar with the technical aspects of analysis of movement, activity, camera trap and habitat data. Experience in the capture and handling of leopards will also be necessary.

The candidate should have experience with collation of scientific results and analysis, preparation of scientific manuscripts and a recent record of publication.

Only applications made online will be accepted.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Thursday 30 November 2017.

Please note that the University of Oxford's retirement policy is changing. With effect from October 1 2017, all employees at Grade 8 and above will have a retirement age of 68, and all employees at Grades 6 and 7 will no longer have a set retirement age. Further details are available at:

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