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Kellogg College and the University of Oxford are committed to fostering an inclusive culture which promotes equality, values diversity, and maintains a working, learning, and social environment in which the rights and dignity of all its staff and students are respected.

The value you get out of being a Research Member of Common Room depends on what you put in. Be active, be friendly, and be part of the Kellogg community

Kellogg is the University’s most international graduate college and has a unique mix of students. It is the University’s leading college for students reading for degrees on a part-time basis, and has a strong and vibrant body of full-time students.

This is an opportunity to become part of the Kellogg College community as a Research Member of Common Room. This opportunity is available for postdoctoral researchers (and those of more senior status) who are employed by the University but do not have a college attachment. Some Research Members of Common Room have gone on to become Junior Research Fellows at Kellogg College.

Successful applicants will be those intending to make an active contribution to the academic and social life and development of Kellogg College. In particular, Research Members of Common Room will be expected to act as a College Adviser to support and guide Kellogg College students during their studies. Training for this role will be provided and all will be required to attend.

“College is friendly and the role of an adviser can be enjoyable and rewarding”

Research Membership of Common Room brings with it the opportunity to use College facilities, to enjoy subsidised College lunches and dinners, and to participate in a diverse and growing range of college seminars and social events.

Full details of the Kellogg College fellowship and Research Centres are available on our website on the Our People and Centres pages.

Applications are open from the start of Michaelmas Term each year for appointments in the following Academic Year. All documents, including references, should be submitted by noon of Friday 9th Week of Trinity Term and will be reviewed once a year in August.

To apply, submit a curriculum vitae with a covering email explaining why you would like to be considered for Research Membership of Common Room at Kellogg College, and how you would contribute to the Kellogg community. You should be currently employed in a research capacity within the collegiate University and ask a senior colleague to provide a short reference. Membership is renewable annually, coterminous with holding a (paid) research post in the University.

The application deadline for 2023-24 is noon Friday 23 June 2023. Please email your application by the deadline to

Please ask your referee to email their reference to also by noon on Friday 23 June 2023. Late or incomplete applications cannot be considered.

A meeting outlining the role of College Advisor will be provided for successful applicants at the beginning of Michaelmas Term 2023.

If you are successful your membership is subject to the provision of original documentation to establish your right to work and remain in the UK, which the collegiate University requires in order to comply with its duties under the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.

Salary: Grade 7, £34308 – £42155 (with discretionary range to £46,047 p.a.)
Term: fixed for 3 years with the possibility of an extension depending on further funding
Based: Environmental Change Institute, School of Geography and the Environment, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3QY

The Environmental Change Institute is seeking to appoint a Research Fellow on Net Zero for the Fossil Fuel Sector as a part of the Oxford Net Zero Initiative, which will also include a non-stipendiary Research Fellowship at Kellogg College for the duration of the appointment.

This new post is a unique translational research fellowship to advance our understanding of, and find solutions and pathways for, aligning the fossil fuel extractive industry to the global requirement to reach net zero emissions by mid-century. The post combines interdisciplinary research with industry engagement, as part of the university-wide Oxford Net Zero programme supported by the University’s Strategic Research Fund. You will bring your research insights to support the University to develop and implement its framework for evaluating the net zero commitments of companies and entities linked to the fossil fuel sector from which it is considering receipt of donations and research funding.

Responsibilities of the post include developing and leading a programme of research to define what is required from the fossil fuel (oil, gas and coal) sectors and companies in order to be aligned to the goal of global net zero carbon emissions by mid-century, including a framework for evaluating the robustness of corporate net zero plans. You will adapt existing and develop new research methodologies and materials relevant to decarboniation in the fossil fuel sector. You will manage your own academic research and administrative activities and use project management techniques to plan different work strands, engage stakeholders and meet deadlines. You will work closely with the University’s Development Office Research Team to support the provision of advice and information to the University’s Committee to Review Donations and Research Funding. You will develop ideas for generating research income and publish outputs in leading journals.

You will hold, or be close to completion of a relevant PhD/DPhil and possess specialist knowledge of net zero transition plans for high-emitting sectors, and understanding of the business models and strategies of companies in the fossil fuel extractive industry. You will have the ability to develop strong and trusted relationships with senior stakeholders. Excellent communication skills, including the ability to write for publication, present research proposals and results, and represent to a research group (or equivalent) at meetings is essential. A track record of contributing to publications and presentations is a must.

Applications are particularly welcome and encouraged from women candidates and black and minority ethnic candidates who are under-represented in academic posts in Oxford. SoGE is committed to equality and values diversity.

Application deadline: noon, Tuesday 2 May 2023
Interviews: mid-May 2023

How to apply

Please apply online at

If you would like to discuss this role, please email the Human Resources Officer at

Salary: Grade 3, £22, 197 to £24, 715 per annum, pro rata
Contract type: Permanent
Hours: Full-time, 36.5 hours per week, annualised

We have an exciting opportunity to join the Kellogg Hub Café team as a Barista.

You will play an important role in serving drinks and food to customers, preparing food from scratch, answering basic queries, and responding to customer feedback. You will also help maintain the coffee machine, ensuring it is in good working order, including updating temperature records.

You will be responsible for liaising with fresh food suppliers to ensure stock is at the required level, and for checking deliveries to ensure the food arrives in good condition and is as ordered. You will also ensure that Food Safety and relevant Health & Safety legislation regulations, as well as all risk assessments, are complied with.

About you
You will have at least Level 1 in a food safety and preparation qualification, or relevant experience. You will have demonstrable experience of providing good customer service, as well as a proven ability to juggle multiple tasks and manage competing deadlines, whilst remaining calm under pressure. You will also possess good communication skills, both written and verbal, and be able to work as both part of a team and independently, using your own initiative.

This vacancy is being actively recruited for and is open until a successful applicant is found.

How to apply

Find out more and apply online at

If you would like to discuss this role, please contact Human Resources on