|Salary:||£34,308 to £42,155 per annum|
|Placed On:||27th March 2023|
|Closes:||24th April 2023|
Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 3 years in the first instance.
The McDonald Institute invites applications for the seventh 'Renfrew Fellowship' in archaeology. Named in honour of the Institute's founding Director, Professor Colin Renfrew, this three-year postdoctoral Fellowship will consist of a stipend at Research Associate level. The Fellow will be entitled to up to £2,500 p.a. research expenses for conference attendance, travel for training etc and the opportunity to apply for up to £5,000 p.a. for fieldwork or other research from the D. M. McDonald Grants and Awards Fund. We are also exploring possibilities to partner with a Cambridge college to offer further support and benefits. The successful applicant will take up his/her fellowship on 1 October 2023 or as soon as possible thereafter.
Applicants must have defended their PhD a maximum of 7 years prior to the closing date shown below. They should propose an innovative, well-focused research project within any field of archaeology, broadly construed. The successful applicant will, by carrying out that project, complement and enhance the research profile of archaeology at Cambridge and will also help to support, stimulate and shape the postdoctoral research culture of the Institute.
We particularly welcome applications from women and/or candidates from a BME background for this vacancy as they are currently under-represented at this level in the University.
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Applications are a two-stage process (see further particulars by following the link below for details). Please do not apply without consulting the further particulars as these give you essential information about the procedure and the documents you need to submit. Informal enquiries may be directed to Emma Jarman, Administrator of the McDonald Institute, tel: 01223 339327, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please quote reference JC36009 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.
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