Senior Research Scholar - Future of Humanity Institute
University of Oxford, Faculty of Philosophy: Future of Humanity Institute
United Kingdom

Senior Research Scholar - Future of Humanity Institute

Faculty of Philosophy: Future of Humanity Institute, Littlegate House, St Ebbe's, Oxford

Grade 7: £32,236 - £36,609 p.a.

Applications are invited for full-time Senior Research Scholars within the Future of Humanity Institute (FHI) at the University of Oxford. This post is fixed-term for 24 months from the date of appointment.


Reporting to the Research Scholars Programme Director (“Director”), the postholder is a member of the Research Scholars Programme with the responsibility of pursuing and producing research and adjacent projects, collaborating with other Senior Research Scholars and Research Scholars (“Participants”) in the programme, and helping to shape the research field, programme, and community.


The Senior Research Scholar will develop new research methodologies, manage their own academic research and administrative activities, present papers and conferences, develop new ideas for generating income and assist the Director in advancing the programme’s strategy


The postholder is required to hold a Masters degree in a relevant technical subject (eg mathematics, statistics, computer science, physics, chemistry, biology, economics, analytic philosophy). Candidates will also have previous experience of contributing to publications/presentations, outstanding intellectual capability, the ability to assimilate complex information from a variety of fields, and produce strong original ideas for research directions, together with the ability to manage own research and associated activities.


Applications must be made online.


The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on 20 February 2019. It is anticipated that longlisted applicants will be notified on Friday 22 February 2019. They will be asked to complete a short piece of analysis (2 - 4 hours) and we will also take up references. It is anticipated that applicants will have a short-turn around for submitting their analysis. We anticipate that shortlisted candidates will be notified in early March 2019, and interviews will be held in March 2019.


The timeline for the selection process will be updated on the job section of the FHI’s website ( Candidates are strongly advised to check the deadline dates for this selection process.


Contact Person : Recruitment Administrator

Vacancy ID : 138986

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Closing Date : 20-Feb-2019

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