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Smuts Research Fellowship in the Centre of African Studies: Notice

The Committee of Management of the Centre of African Studies invites applications for the Smuts Research Fellowship in African Studies tenable at the Centre for up to three years from 1 October 1998. The Fellowship is not renewable. The University follows an equal opportunities policy. The appointment will be open to candidates in all disciplines within the humanities and social sciences and, subject to the approval of the Committee of Management, the Fellow will be expected to pursue a programme of research relating to any of the countries of Africa, preferably members of the Commonwealth. This programme will involve residence in Cambridge, where the Fellow will be expected to participate in the activities of the Centre, and periods of research in Africa. The person appointed will usually be expected either to have obtained a Ph.D. (or equivalent) Degree within the past five years, or to have submitted a doctoral dissertation by the time the appointment takes place. Some candidates will be invited to submit a substantial piece of written work prior to an interview shortlist being drawn up.

 The scale of stipends is £15,159-£21,016 a year (age related).

 Applications, including a curriculum vitae, the names and addresses of three referees, and a description of the research proposal, of not more than 1,500 words, should be sent to the Director, African Studies Centre, Free School Lane, Cambridge, CB2 3RQ, by 6 March 1998. The appointment will be made in early May.

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Cambridge University Reporter, 14th January 1998
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