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Christ's College


The Governing Body of Christ's College invites applications for one or two Open Research Fellowships, available in any subject and tenable for a period of four years from 1 October 2006.

Application is open to holders of a degree from, or current members of, any university in the British Isles who, by 1 January 2006, will have completed at least three but not more than ten terms of full-time research. Candidates should normally not have passed their twenty-eighth birthday by 1 January 2006; candidates above this age should give the reasons why the age restriction should be waived in their case. Successful candidates will be notified by the end of January 2006.

The initial stipend of a Junior Research Fellow is currently £12,237 (without a Ph.D. Degree) or £15,107 (with a Ph.D. Degree) rising by three annual increments to £14,065 or £17,207 respectively. Fellows living out of College receive a non-pensionable living-out allowance of £1,705 (without a Ph.D. Degree) or £3,655 (with a Ph.D. Degree). Stipends are reviewed annually. Research Fellows are entitled to the use of a room free of charge and seven free meals a week.

Application forms and further details are available on the College website (http://www.christs.cam.ac.uk/jrf/) and may also be requested in writing from the JRF Co-ordinator, Christ's College, Cambridge, CB2 3BU. Envelopes should be marked JRF.

Completed forms and references should be sent to the JRF Co-ordinator so as to reach him not later than 30 September 2005.

Late applications will not be accepted. Applicants who are short-listed will be notified on 27 October 2005 and be asked to submit three copies of their written work by 4 November 2005.

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Cambridge University Reporter 10 August 2005
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