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King's College

Elected into a Teaching Fellowship with effect from 1 October 2000:

Hallvard Lillehammer, B.A., Ph.D., Reading


The Governing Body of King's College invites applications for a Junior Research Fellowship in the Arts, Humanities, or Social Sciences. The Fellowship will be tenable for up to four years from 1 October 2001. The salary will be in the range £14,259 - £18,220.

Dates. Applications should be sent to the Provost, King's College, Cambridge, CB2 1ST, to arrive by 1 November 2000. Short-listed candidates will be expected to attend an interview in February 2001 and, if a candidate is elected, the Fellowship will commence on 1 October 2001.

Eligibility. Graduates of any university are eligible subject to the condition that they shall have obtained, or expect to obtain, a Ph.D. Degree or equivalent. Candidates should expect to reside in Cambridge. Candidates in doubt about their eligibility should consult the Provost.

Applications. These should be accompanied by:

(a) Five copies of a completed application form. The form may be obtained from the Provost's Secretary or from the College's website (http://www.kings.cam.ac.uk/).

(b) Five copies of a statement of not more than 1,000 words of the nature of the applicant's research.

Referees. Not more than three persons should be approached by the candidate and asked to write direct to the Provost. These letters must reach the Provost not later than 1 November 2000 and at least two of the persons writing should have recent knowledge of the candidate's work. The candidate should send each referee a copy of his or her application. Each referee should be asked to comment on the candidate's achievements and also to suggest the names of two additional readers who are not in the candidate's institution and to whom work would be sent if the candidate is short-listed.

Participation in the College and benefits. Fellows are expected to reside in Cambridge. In addition to pursuing their research, the Research Fellow will be expected to take part in College life and activity and, where appropriate, to undertake a few hours of undergraduate teaching a week during term, for which payment will be made at normal supervision rates. The Fellow will be a member of the Governing Body, eligible to sit on College committees, with the full privileges of a Fellow. Privileges include free lunch or dinner, the possibility of limited financial support for expenses associated with their research, a study room and, possibly, single accommodation in College. Further information about King's may be obtained from the College's website (http://www.kings.cam.ac.uk/).

Travelling expenses. Successful candidates travelling from outside the United Kingdom to take up a Fellowship may claim travel and removal expenses up to an agreed level.


The College proposes to elect to a non-stipendiary Fellowship in Science, Engineering, or Mathematics. The Fellowship will be tenable for up to four years from 1 October 2001.

The Research Fellow will be a member of the Governing Body, with the full privileges of a Fellow, eligible to sit on College committees and expected to play an active part in the life of the College, including, where appropriate, some undergraduate teaching.

Further details and an application form may be obtained by e-mail (Provost@kings.cam.ac.uk), or from the College's website (http://www.kings.cam.ac.uk/). The closing date is 1 November 2000.

King's College is an equal opportunities employer.

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Cambridge University Reporter, 4 October 2000
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