Academic and research roles

Information relevant to all new starters can also be found on the When you start page.


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The Centre for Teaching and Learning supports all those who teach and support learning at Oxford and provides a hub for learning and teaching enhancement activity. Visit the Centre’s website to find out how they can support you in your new role. You can also stay informed about their activities, including their accredited teaching programmes, support for digital education, facilitated education communities and consultancy services, by subscribing to their mailing list and termly newsletter

The Researcher Hub supports all researchers on fixed-term research or teaching contracts at Oxford. Visit the Hub to find a welcome and guidance for all researchers on fixed-term research or teaching contracts, and tips for their academic line managers/PIs. 

For information on the different academic posts at Oxford visit  

Further information about your post/role will usually be provided by your departmental and college contacts.  

The University’s Research pages provide comprehensive information about Oxford’s research, engagement, recognition and support for researchers.

For information about commercialising your research and expertise, visit Oxford University Innovation.

Settling in and connecting

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  • Termly Welcome events are run by the Researcher Hub and more information can be found on their events page Events & Committee meetings | University of Oxford 

  • The Centre for Teaching and Learning runs a self-guided Canvas course (SSO required) that explains University structures and teaching practices, provides focused guidance on tutorial teaching and research supervision, and suggests links to further resources  

The Oxford University Welcome Service is for new members of the University and their partners and families. Welcome Service resources are intended to help you cover all the practicalities before, during, and after your move, and to provide information to help you to settle in as quickly as possible and make the most of all the wonderful opportunities the University and city have to offer.

A range of communication channels are available to keep staff informed about University news decisions and plans. You can subscribe to receive regular updates