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Newby Trust Research Fellowship

University of Cambridge - Newnham College

Location: Cambridge
Salary: Stipend (for 2020/21): £32,816 (post-PhD) £29,176 (pre-PhD).
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 24th August 2021
Closes: 1st October 2021

Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Newnham College, Cambridge invites applications from women graduates of any university for a Research Fellowship in subjects falling within the general field of the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. The Fellowship is tenable for three years from 1 October 2022 and is not renewable or extendable.

The Newby Trust Research Fellowship is a stipendiary fellowship, for the following subjects only: Archaeology, Classics, the Creative and Performing Arts, English Language, English Literature, History (ancient, medieval and modern), Modern Languages and Linguistics, Music, Philosophy, Religious Studies, Visual Arts and Media. Applications are particularly welcomed from those who identify as from Black, Asian or other minority ethnic groups.

Stipend (for 2020/21): £32,816 (post-PhD) £29,176 (pre-PhD).

Candidates are advised that a Research Fellowship is intended for a researcher early in their career.  Applicants are expected to be either a graduate student, probably in the latter stages of research leading to a PhD degree (or equivalent), or a post-doctoral researcher who has recently completed their PhD Degree.

Application information may be obtained from the College’s website:  and applications must be submitted on-line via the Application Information document to be found there.

The closing date for applications is Friday 1 October 2021.

This advertisement complies with legislation on sex discrimination, relying on the Equality Act 2010, Schedule 22, and Article 3 of the College Charter. Newnham College admits only those who are formally recognised as female and are identified as such on a current passport, driving licence, birth certificate or gender recognition certificate. This means women graduates, including transwomen graduates, and Assigned Female At Birth non-binary graduates are eligible to apply for Newnham's Research Fellowships.

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