Three-Hour Stipendiary Lecturership in Engineering Science

Harris Manchester College proposes to elect a part-time Stipendiary Lecturer in Engineering Science for three terms from 1 October 2018, to cover the maternity leave of Dr Sina Ober-Blöbaum. The successful candidate will be expected to give 3 hours of tutorials per week (averaged over the academic year) across the Engineering Science syllabus, with a preference for the Engineering papers for the first-year course (P1 Math and P4 Fluids Papers). The person appointed will be required to set and mark termly collections in Engineering Science and to participate in the annual Admissions exercise and Open Days. The appointee will take on the role of Director of Studies for the academic year, which involves supervising and overseeing the teaching arrangements for all undergraduate Engineers and be available to them for pastoral support, should they need it, working with the college welfare team. The College has two other Engineering fellows, Prof. Ron Roy and Dr Ross McAdam.

The salary for the appointment will be £10,000 p.a. The Lecturer will be a member of Harris Manchester Senior Common Room, entitled to full dining rights (free breakfasts, lunches and dinners during term time, when meals are available) for the whole of the 2018-19 academic year and will receive a small book allowance. The lecturer will have use of a shared office with Dr McAdam. To comply with employment legislation, the successful candidate will be required to provide documentary evidence of his or her eligibility for employment before starting work with the College.

Informal enquiries about this post may be made to Dr Sina Ober-Blöbaum (e-mail:

Applications should reach the Academic Administrator, Ms Victoria Lill ( by 5pm, 22nd June 2018. They should contain brief particulars of the candidate, including a summary of career and details of education, degrees and other qualifications; experience in teaching, research or other employment; research in progress or planned; details of publications, prizes or awards (if any); and the names and addresses of two referees who can speak with detailed knowledge about the candidate. Candidates should also ask their referees to write directly to the Academic Administrator by the same date. It is anticipated that interviews will take place on 2nd July 2018.

Contact Details

Letters of application, including c.v. and the names of two referees, should be sent to:

Victoria Lill, Academic Administrator

Harris Manchester College

Oxford OX1 3TD

The closing date for receipt of applications and references is 5pm, 22nd June 2018.

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