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In addition to academic and administrative staff, Merton College employs specialists in a wide variety of fields, including conference organisation, housekeeping, catering, landscaping and maintenance.

Peter J Braam Junior Research Fellowship in Global Wellbeing

Salary £22,494, plus a housing allowance of £10,000 or free accommodation

Merton College proposes to elect a Peter J Braam Research Fellow in Global Wellbeing for three years commencing on 1 October 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter. This is a prestigious career development post which will provide a promising academic with opportunities to develop as a researcher. The postholder will be eligible for election as a Fellow of the College.

The main duties of the post will be:

  1. to undertake independent research in a topic contributing to the solution of the most pressing global welfare problems facing the human race. These problems might be humanitarian, natural or political;
  2. to contribute to the wider academic research projects in the University in the field of their research; and
  3. to undertake the wider duties and obligations of a Fellow of the College.

The postholder may also, with the permission of Governing Body, undertake a limited amount of teaching.

The successful applicant will hold a doctorate in a relevant subject area and/or have published or forthcoming books or articles in refereed journals as appropriate to the candidate’s field, and must demonstrate achievement (commensurate with the candidate’s career) in research at a standard which will contribute to and enhance the national and international profile of the subject at Oxford. The postholder will also need to demonstrate willingness to contribute to Merton as a member of its Governing Body and commitment to a personal career development plan.

The Fellow will be entitled to free meals, medical insurance, research expenses and other benefits.

The deadline for receipt of applications is 12:00 noon on Friday 27 July 2018.



Permanent, part-time; £17,042 to £19,743 depending on qualifications and experience

We are currently seeking a new Nurse to join the College welfare team looking after the medical and welfare needs of our graduate and undergraduate students.

The role is a varied one with a requirement for someone with a proactive approach to welfare and medical issues, and knowledge of current legislation relating to this type of role. We are committed to providing effective support to our students, and take a proactive and collaborative approach to our welfare provision.

For an informal discussion about the role prior to application please contact the Revd Canon Dr Simon Jones, College Chaplain.

The closing date for applications is 12:00 noon on Wednesday 27 June 2018.


Merton College is an equal opportunities employer

We are a Living Wage Employer