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Professorship of Internet Studies
Start date: 1 October 2015 or as soon as possible thereafter.
The Oxford Internet Institute (OII) at the University of Oxford is seeking to appoint an outstanding scholar to the Professorship of Internet Studies, in association with Balliol College. The postholder will play a central role in maintaining the OII as an internationally leading centre of research and teaching in the social science of the Internet. The post offers an exciting opportunity to make a major contribution to the understanding of life online and the development of the social science of the Internet, and to provide academic leadership in the field.
The successful candidate will be a scholar of international distinction with an outstanding record of research publication in a social science discipline, focusing on Internet-mediated behaviour. They will have a proven record of raising substantial research funding, and in managing advanced collaborative research projects that cross traditional disciplinary boundaries. They will also be expected to play a central role in postgraduate teaching, and must demonstrate an ability to design and teach innovative curricula in some aspect of the social science of the Internet at postgraduate level.
Further details about the post and full application instructions are available on the Oxford University's recruitment website.
The closing date for applications is 12:00 GMT on Monday 2 March 2015 and only applications received before then can be considered.