Mary Somerville Junior Research Fellow in Philosophy

University of Oxford - Somerville College

Salary: from £31,604 (Grade 7.1 on the University pay scale, point 29 of the national pay spine)

Location: Somerville College, Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HD.

The Governing Body of Somerville College invites applications for a Mary Somerville Research Fellowship in Ancient Philosophy and/or Feminist Philosophy. The post will be tenable for three years from 1 October 2018 and is not renewable thereafter.

Duties: The fellow elected shall be required to:

  • Conduct original research in a field of Ancient Philosophy and/or Feminist Philosophy,
  • Publish peer-reviewed research in book form or in journals or edited volumes,
  • Present an annual report on their work to the Governing Body.
  • The postholder may be asked to teach if the need arises.

Skills and experience required:

  • Candidates for the fellowship will be expected to have completed or be close to completing a doctorate.
  • The proposed research must fall in the field of Ancient Philosophy and/or Feminist Philosophy.

Candidates will be assessed on the quality of their scholarship as appropriate to the stage in their research career; in particular:

  • Research achievements and future plans.
  • A good publication record, or promise of a good publication record for candidates at a very early career stage.
  • Academic career to date and future plans.
  • Evidence of participation in conferences, seminars, and other research meetings.

Further details can be found on the college webpage:

Closing date: 12.00 noon (UK time) on Monday 30 April 2018.

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