Postdoctoral Quantitative Researcher – Migration

University of Oxford

The Centre on Migration, Policy and Society (COMPAS) at the University of Oxford is seeking to appoint a Quantitative Researcher with expertise in the statistical analysis of quantitative data on migration and migrants for a period of one year, with the possibility of extension.

COMPAS is based at the School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography and is a leading, multidisciplinary, research centre on migration. Since its launch in 2003 COMPAS has established an international reputation for original research and policy relevance. It has undertaken a programme of multidisciplinary social scientific research, publication and dissemination, events, knowledge transfer and user engagement activities with academic and non-academic users worldwide.

The post holder will work on analysing quantitative data from different research projects and will be accountable to the Principal Investigator of the projects, Professor Carlos Vargas-Silva. The projects in which the researcher will work include Aligning Migration Management and the Migration Development Nexus (

, a large research project with the core ambition of creating new knowledge on migration, development and policy.

Requests for  flexible working will always be taken into consideration and will be accommodated as far as possible.

Applications are particularly welcome from women and black and minority ethnic candidates who are under-represented in academic posts in Oxford.

The deadline for applications is Monday 27th March 2023 at 12 noon.

Interviews are expected to take place in the week commencing 17th April 2023.

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