Junior Research Fellowship

University of Cambridge - Churchill College

Joint Application Scheme for Early Career Research Fellowships 2017

Applications are invited for a Junior Research Fellowship in arts and social science subjects. These will normally be tenable for three years from 1 October 2017. The Fellowships are open to graduates, men or women, of any University, with no age limit, but will normally be awarded to candidates who have recently completed their PhD or are close to completion. The function of this Fellowship is as an initial (normally) post-doctoral position appropriate to the start of an academic career.

The prime duty of a Research Fellow will be to pursue research and they will be expected to provide a written report on the progress of their research each year.

Salary will be in the range £20,624-£21,843 with a PhD (10% reduction if pre-PhD).

Churchill College, Fitzwilliam College, Murray Edwards College, Selwyn College and Trinity Hall operate a Joint Application Scheme for Early Career Research Fellowships. Applications will be considered by all Colleges offering Fellowships in the relevant subject. A total of seven Fellowships is offered but candidates are advised that competition is likely to be intense; last year over 1000 applications were received.

Candidates are warned that they are responsible for checking their eligibility to take up the post under UK immigration rules.

Full information regarding the Fellowships on offer, further particulars and registration details will be available at the Joint Application Scheme website w/c 10 October 2016:


All applications to be submitted online by Monday 14 November 2016

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