Job opportunities

Details of our current vacancies can be found below. Any queries should be directed to:  Human Resources Office, Somerville College,

All appointments are made subject to right to work in the UK. To check eligibility and documentation requirements please visit the Home Office website

Somerville College values equality and diversity

  • Nursery Cook

    We are seeking someone who enjoys cooking and can prepare healthy, well-balanced meals for our children. You should be a good home cook, organised in the kitchen and able to communicate in English. This is a permanent part-time post.

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  • Access and Outreach Officer

    We are seeking someone with excellent interpersonal skills who can engage, influence and motivate people at all levels to lead our Access and Outreach provision during an exciting time in its development. The College is highly committed to expanding the scope and impact of its outreach activities and the post holder will have a key role in shaping our current and future programmes.

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  • Associate Professor of Theoretical Particle Physics

    The Department of Physics proposes to appoint an Associate Professor or Professor in Theoretical Particle Physics with effect from 1 October 2019 or as soon thereafter as possible. The successful candidate will also be offered a Tutorial Fellowship at Somerville College, under arrangements described in the job description.

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  • Associate Professorship (or Professorship) of Statistics in Statistical and Population Genomics

    Applications are invited for the post of Associate Professor (or Professor) of Statistics, to be held in the Department of Statistics, with effect from 1 September 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter.

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  • Associate Professorship in International Relations

    The Department of Politics and International Relations (DPIR) at Oxford is an internationally renowned centre of excellence for teaching and research. The study of these disciplines at Oxford has a long and distinguished history and the department is one of the largest in the field in the UK.

    The Department, in association with Somerville College, now seeks to appoint an inspirational teacher and accomplished research scholar to an Associate Professorship in International Relations. This post is full-time, and subject to completion of a successful review, permanent. In making this appointment, the College and the University share the goal of developing and strengthening the teaching and research capabilities of both the College and the Department of Politics and International Relations, as well as helping to maintain Oxford University’s position as a world-leading centre for teaching and research in the subject.

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