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The Deakin Fellowship

University of Oxford - St Antony's College

Location: Oxford
Salary: £13,000
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 12th February 2019
Closes: 10th March 2019

Applications are invited for the Deakin Fellowship for the academic year 2019-2020. The Fellowship is intended to support scholarship related to France in the College's areas of interest, which include: Modern History, Politics, International Relations, Economics, Anthropology, Sociology and Social Policy. A particular interest in Europe is important.

Applicants should hold a doctorate at the time of application and a good working knowledge of both the English and French languages is essential.

The Fellow will pursue his/her own research and participate fully in the academic life of the College and of the European Studies Centre.

The Fellowship is awarded for three terms from 13 October 2019 until 20 June 2020. It carries an expenses allowance of £13,000, plus other College benefits including the option to apply for College-owned accommodation. Taxation in the UK and elsewhere depends on the individual circumstances of the candidate and independent personal advice should be taken as necessary.

The successful candidate will become a member of the academic community of the European Studies Centre, and a Visiting Fellow of St Antony’s College. He/she will be expected to reside in Oxford during tenure, to pursue his or her own research, and to participate fully in the academic life of the European Studies Centre at Oxford, for example:

  • To conduct research and publish original work
  • To deliver public lecture(s) and organise a conference or symposium
  • To participate in the activities of the ESC


There is an expenses allowance of £13,000. Additional benefits include:

  • Office space at the European Studies Centre
  • Offer to live, if he/she wishes to do so, in a flat for a single person or for a couple in central Oxford at a special rate
  • Use of College library and social facilities and College email account
  • 3 High Table dinners in College, per term
  • Administrative support
  • Some limited funds for activities

The application should include:

  • A clear research proposal which should specify the research question, approach, methodology, and intended outcome of the proposed research (3-5 pages)
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Two names of referees with contact details

Applications should reach us no later than Midnight on Sunday 10 March 2019 and should be posted to:

The Administrator
The European Studies Centre
St Antony’s College
Oxford OX2 6JF, UK

Or sent by email to:

Those who are shortlisted will either be interviewed in Oxford or via Skype.

If you have any questions about the Fellowship, in the first instance please email the ESC Administrator at: or telephone: 01865 274470.

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