Associate Professorship in the Political Economy of China

United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Dec 17, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

University of Oxford

Associate Professorship in the Political Economy of China

Department: Oxford School of Global and Area Studies in association with Lady Margaret Hall

Location: University of Oxford China Centre, Canterbury Road, Oxford OX2 6LU

Salary: £48,114 to £64,605 per annum (Grade 36S)

The Oxford School of Global and Area Studies (OSGA), in association with Lady Margaret Hall, seek to appoint an Associate Professor in the Political Economy of China from 1 September 2021. We invite applicants with expertise in China's Political Economy, the Economy of China, or Chinese Business and Finance.

You will be expected to teach and supervise at the graduate level, contribute to administration and examining, and act as a College Adviser for graduate students. The post will be held in conjunction with a Supernumerary Fellowship (non-stipendiary) at Lady Margaret Hall. You will engage actively in research to contribute through publication to the department's and University's international reputation for research excellence.

You should have received a doctorate in political economy, economics or a related field (including, for example, development studies, economic sociology, business and management studies or finance and public administration), with specialisation in China, by 1 September 2021. The successful candidate will demonstrate: research achievement at an international level appropriate to the stage of their career; the skills and commitment to contribute effectively to teaching, supervision and academic administration in the School; the ability to relate well to high-calibre students; and good communication, interpersonal, time management and organisational skills.

Appointments to Associate Professorships are confirmed as permanent on successful completion of a review during the first five years. If you would like to discuss this post and find out more about joining the academic community at Oxford, please contact Professor Timothy Power, Head of the Oxford School of Global and Area Studies (email: All enquiries will be treated in strict confidence; they will not form part of the selection decision. Any offer made will be subject to pre-employment checks. Further information (including details about how to apply) can be obtained from

Further information on Lady Margaret Hall may be found at

Start date: 1 September 2021

Interview date: week commencing 22 February 2021

The closing date for applications is Monday, 1st February 2021.

We are committed to equality, valuing diversity and inclusion. As such, applications are encouraged from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in Oxford.