Details of our current vacancies can be found below. Any queries should be directed to

All appointments are made subject to right to work in the UK. To check eligibility and documentation requirements please visit the Home Office website.   Appointments may also be subject to pre-employment screening.

Somerville College values equality and diversity

  • Fulford Non-Stipendiary Junior Research Fellowships

    The posts are intended to provide the opportunity for outstanding early career researchers to benefit from association with a College, and to encourage interactions with the wider Somerville community

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  • IT Support Assistant (Student Placement 2020-21)

    Somerville is offering a fantastic opportunity for a student with a passion for IT to expand their knowledge and develop their skills alongside our experienced and dedicated IT team. You'll have the chance to work on a wide variety of projects and have the flexibility to work on your own initiative supporting our students, fellows and staff with a host of IT issues.

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  • Partnerships and Communications Manager (Oxford India Centre for Sustainable Development)

    We are seeking a Partnerships and Communications Manager to start from 1 May 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter. The post is subject to funding and is available for 3 years, fixed-term in the first instance. This is an excellent opportunity for an individual with a deep knowledge of Indian networks in policy, media, the private sector, and non-governmental organizations, and their associated sensitivities.

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  • Dorothy Hodgkin Career Development Fellowship

    The Department of Chemistry in association with Somerville College is looking to recruit a new post intended as a first step towards an independent research career for an outstanding scientist working on chemistry at the interface with biology and/or medicine at an early stage of their professional life.

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  • Fixed-term Fellowship in Economics

    Somerville College and the Department of Economics at the University of Oxford invite applications for a College Fellowship in Economics. This is a full-time post, tenable for a fixed-term of five years from 1 September 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter.

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Equal Opportunities

We are committed to affording equal opportunities for all within employment. Entry and progression will be determined only by personal merit and the criteria related to the duties of the post and relevant salary structure.  In all cases, ability to perform the job will be the primary consideration. Subject to statutory provisions, no applicant or member of staff will be treated less favourably than another because of any protected characteristic. Where suitably qualified individuals are available, selection committees will contain at least one member of each sex.

Data Protection

All data supplied by candidates will be used only for the purposes of determining their suitability for the post and will be held in accordance with the principles of the Data Protection Act 2018 and the College’s Data Protection Policy.