Research Associate

University of Cambridge - Faculty of Divinity

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available until 31 August 2019 in the first instance.

Research Associate to the Project on Theology and Science (2 year fixed term)

The Faculty of Divinity of the University of Cambridge wishes to appoint a Research Associate to this project on Theology and Science. This will be subject to the Templeton Fund providing the grant and the appointment will not proceed without this funding. The Faculty of Divinity will select a research associate to nominate to the Templeton Foundation who will then consider whether or not to fund the post and approve the appointment. This will be a 2 year fixed term appointment (salary £28,982-£37,768 with a start date of 1 September 2017. Candidates, whose research specialism may be in any field Religion and Science, should have a degree in a relevant discipline and a doctorate in the field, and will be expected to undertake research, and some teaching for the Tripos and MPhil on the relationship between Science and Religion. The postholder will be based in the Faculty of Divinity in Cambridge.

To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit: This will take you to the role on the University’s Job Opportunities pages. There you will need to click on the 'Apply online' button and register an account with the University's Web Recruitment System (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Further particulars are available from the Administrative Officer in the Faculty of Divinity (tel: (01223) 763002; e-mail:, and on the Faculty of Divinity (Cambridge) website, where additional information on the Faculty is available: . Enquiries about the post can also be addressed to him.  Applications should be sent via the on line system to the Administrative Officer (details as above) by 12 November 2016.

To submit an application for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply online' button at the bottom of this page. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Please ensure that you upload your Curriculum Vitae (CV) and a covering letter, in the Upload section of the online application. In addition, the applicant should provide an outline on one page for a new module for the MPhil, on a topic or topics in science and religion. If you upload any additional documents which have not been requested, we will not be able to consider these as part of your application.

Please quote reference GF10381 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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