Wednesday 7 October 2009
Vol cxl No 1
Kennedy Scholarships tenable in 2010–11 are offered by the Trustees of the Kennedy Memorial Trust for postgraduate study at Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. About six to eight Scholarships are awarded, which cover tuition and health service fees, the cost of travel to and from the USA, and provide an allowance of at least $22,000 for the year plus an additional travel grant.
Applicants must be British citizens at the time of application, who are also ordinarily resident in the United Kingdom, who have spent at least two of the last five years studying at a university in the United Kingdom, and who will have graduated before taking up their Scholarship.
Applications for Scholarships should be made to the Kennedy Memorial Trust via the candidate’s UK university. Applicants should enquire which office in their particular university coordinates scholarship applications. The Kennedy Memorial Trust office may be able to help in this matter.
More details are available on the Kennedy Memorial Trust website: http://www.kennedytrust.org.uk/.
The closing date for applications to reach a candidate’s UK university is 20 October 2009. Information sheets and application forms may be downloaded from the website, or may be obtained from university registries, careers offices, or from The Secretary, Kennedy Memorial Trust, 3, Birdcage Walk, Westminster, London, SW1H 9JJ (tel. 020 7222 1151). Please send a stamped addressed envelope.
The Centre for the Study of Muslim-Jewish Relations wishes to appoint an Academic Director who will also serve as Lecturer in Muslim-Jewish Relations for an initial period of three years, with possible two-year extension. The post-holder’s principal responsibilities will be to develop and oversee an academic curriculum and pursue research in Muslim-Jewish Relations.
Applicants should have completed a Ph.D. or equivalent higher degree. The Centre is looking for someone from the UK or overseas, with a strong publications record, or the demonstrable potential to deliver this in the near future. Experience of work with international learners, and of interdisciplinary teaching and research will be an advantage.
This post is offered on a full-time basis and represents an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and experienced academic to join a pioneering and innovative academic Centre. The salary will be in the range of £30,000 to £35,000 a year.
Further details of the post, information on how to apply, and an application form are available online at http://www.woolfinstitute.cam.ac.uk/cmjr/Employment/index.php.
The closing date for applications is Monday, 2 November 2009.
Informal questions about the post may be directed to Dawud Bone (Dawud.Bone@woolfinstitute.cam.ac.uk) or Dr Edward Kessler (firstname.lastname@example.org).