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Junior Research Fellowships 2022

University of Cambridge - Christ's College

Location: Cambridge
Salary: £25,217 stipend (with a PhD)*
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 28th July 2021
Closes: 21st October 2021

Stipendiary; 4 years fixed term

Christ’s College, Cambridge invites applications for two stipendiary Junior Research Fellowships (four-year fixed term) in specified areas of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, tenable from not later than 1 October 2022 and non-renewable.

A Junior Research Fellowship is intended for a researcher early in their career, who has completed, or expects to complete, their PhD Degree after 1st January 2021 and, in this case, is restricted to applications in one or more of the following subject areas:

  1. Stipendiary Junior Research Fellowship: Asian & Middle Eastern Studies; Anthropology; Archaeology; Classics; Economics; History (limited to Modern History from circa 1800); History of Art; Land Economy; Politics & International Studies.
  2. George Kingsley Roth Junior Research Fellowship: Anthropology; Ethnology; History or Contemporary Issues (eg economics, sociology or politics)
    (In specified countries within the South Asian, East Asian or Pacific Basin regions (see the application web site for further details)

(Applications in eligible subject areas will be considered for both the Stipendiary and the George Kingsley Roth Junior Research Fellowships)

*The stipend for a Junior Research Fellow is currently £25,217 (with a PhD) and £20,675 (without a PhD) and the successful candidate will be afforded the full privileges of a Fellow of the College.

Applications must be submitted on-line via the Christ’s College website at  by 12:00 noon on Thursday 21st October 2021.  Reports from two referees must also be received by the same deadline for the application to be eligible.  Interviews are expected to be on or around Wednesday 12th January 2022.  Further details of the Fellowship competition are provided on the website ( ).

A stipendiary Junior Research Fellowship for a successful applicant who does not have an automatic right to work in the United Kingdom will be subject to the visa requirements of the United Kingdom. The College will give informal advice and assistance but ultimately it will be the responsibility of the candidate to obtain the necessary visa.

The College also welcomes applicants from those who already have postdoctoral support.  For further details see

Christ’s College is an equal opportunities employer

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