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Friday, November 15, 2013

Oxford University Seeks to Hire Tax Research Fellow and Tax Research Assistant

OxfordThe Oxford University Centre for Business Taxation is seeking to hire a Research Fellow and a Research Assistant with a December 6 application date:

Research Fellow (Grade 8, fixed-term post for 3 years)
£37,382 -£44,607 (with a discretionary range to £48,729) per annum

The Centre is seeking an outstanding researcher in economics, law, taxation and related fields, such as corporate finance, investment, location, fiscal policy and governance. The Research Fellow will be expected to undertake independent and joint research in a relevant aspect of business taxation, under the guidance of the Director, Research Director or other senior research staff. Research output should primarily be aimed at leading peer-reviewed academic journals; however, all researchers in the Centre should also be prepared to contribute to policy-related output. The fellow will be expected to lead significant project areas and to be an experienced team member, to work in the Centre, and to contribute fully to the life and activities of the centre by providing supportive guidance. S/he will also undertake teaching where this is available.

You will probably have or be working towards a PhD but highly experienced or differently qualified individuals in a relevant area will also be considered. You will have the ability and willingness to generate additional research grant income and the experience of producing independent research of international quality in a discipline relevant to the Centre.

Research Assistant (Grade 6, fixed-term for 3 years)
£26,264 -£33,331 with discretionary range to £34,223

The Centre is seeking an outstanding researcher in economics for a fixed-term position of up to 3 years to work as part of a team on a large ESRC award.  We welcome applications from researchers in taxation and related fields, such as corporate finance, investment, location, fiscal policy and governance.

The successful applicant will be expected to carry out research into business taxation under the guidance of the Centre’s director, Professor Michael Devereux, and other senior staff. The fellow should undertake independent and joint research in a relevant aspect of business taxation, under the guidance and supervision of the Director. Research output should primarily be aimed at leading peer-reviewed academic journals; however, all researchers in the Centre should also be prepared to contribute to policy-related output.

Applicants who would need a work visa if appointed to the post are asked to note that under the UK’s new points-based migration system they will need to demonstrate that they have sufficient points.

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Comments

"The Oxford Center for Business Taxation": what a wonderful name for a center! One couldn't be so honest in America, I think. But to me it conveys that this center will do a lot of interesting and important research.

Posted by: Eric Rasmusen | Nov 15, 2013 10:44:38 AM