We are currently recruiting for 3 positions.

Please note our Visitors’ programme is currently suspended.

  • The Oxford Internet Institute (OII) is a leading centre for research into individual, collective and institutional behaviour on the Internet. Applications are invited from highly-qualified individuals for the position of research assistant on the Volkswagen Foundation funded project ‘What do the People Want’, a study of online media uses of citizens in several Western democracies with a focus on populism. The position is suited to candidates who have recently completed a doctorate, or are near completion, in a relevant field.

    The position requires someone with extensive skills in computational social science and an interest in political communication and politics. These skills also include competences in analysing digital data and survey data. The main task will be to analyse web tracking data and other survey and digital media data that will be collected in several European countries and in the United States. The postholder will also contribute to publications on the topic of the project. The researcher will be part of a small team which includes Ralph Schroeder at the OII, Sebastian Stier at GESIS in Germany and Caterina Froio at Sciences Po in France. There will be significant opportunities to collaborate with the OII’s other data scientists, researchers, and graduate students.

    The position is available immediately for a fixed-term of 18 months. The position is located in Oxford and the candidate is expected to move to Oxford to take up the position. The position will involve travel to team meetings in Germany and France and international conferences to present the findings, and costs for this travel will be covered by the project.

    Only applications received before 12.00 midday on Monday 3 June 2019 can be considered. Interviews for those short-listed are currently planned to take place week commencing 17 June 2019.

    Please note that you may only apply through the Oxford University’s recruitment website.

    Only applications received before 12:00pm BST on Monday 3 June 2019 will be considered.

    Interviews for those short-listed are currently planned to take place on week commencing 17 June 2019.

  • The Oxford Internet Institute is a multidisciplinary research and teaching department of the University of Oxford, dedicated to the social science of the Internet.

    Digital connections are now embedded in almost every aspect of our daily lives, and research on individual and collective behaviour online is crucial to understanding our social, economic and political world.

    We’re looking for a full-time External Relations Manager to join us as we build a new team to increase the OII’s public profile and broaden and deepen its external relationships with government, business, funders, civil society, and academia.

    Based at the OII in the heart of Oxford, this post is available immediately and is offered fixed-term until 31 May 2021 in the first instance with possibility of renewal subject to funding.

    Applications for this vacancy must be made online. You will be required to upload a supporting statement and CV as part of your online application.

    The closing date for applications is 12.00 midday on 23 May 2019 and interviews are scheduled during week commencing 17 June 2019.

    Please note that you may only apply through the Oxford University’s recruitment website.

    Only applications received before 12:00pm BST on Thursday 23 May 2019 will be considered.

    Interviews for those short-listed are currently planned to take place on week commencing 17 June 2019.

  • The Oxford Internet Institute is a multidisciplinary research and teaching department of the University of Oxford, dedicated to the social science of the Internet.

    Digital connections are now embedded in almost every aspect of our daily lives, and research on individual and collective behaviour online is crucial to understanding our social, economic and political world.

    We’re looking for a full-time Media and Communications Manager to join us as we build a new team to increase the OII’s public profile and broaden and deepen its external relationships with government, business, civil society and academia.

    Based at the OII in the heart of Oxford, this post is available immediately and is offered for 3 years in the first instance.

    Applications for this vacancy must be made online. You will be required to upload a supporting statement and CV as part of your online application.

    The closing date for applications is 12.00 midday on 6 June 2019 and interviews are scheduled during week commencing 24 June 2019.

    Please note that you may only apply through the Oxford University’s recruitment website.

    Only applications received before 12:00pm BST on Thursday 6 June 2019 will be considered.

    Interviews for those short-listed are currently planned to take place on week commencing 24 June 2019.