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No 6162

Wednesday 21 October 2009

Vol cxl No 3

pp. 69–88

College Research Fellowships

Churchill College, Fitzwilliam College, New Hall (Murray Edwards College), Selwyn College, and Trinity Hall


The five Colleges invite applications for Junior Research Fellowships, which will normally be tenable for three years from 1 October 2010. The Fellowships are open to graduates, men or women, of any university, with no age limit, but will normally be awarded to candidates who have recently completed their Ph.D. Degree or are close to completion. The function of these Fellowships is as initial (normally) post-doctoral positions appropriate to the start of an academic career.

A total of 11 Fellowships are offered, but candidates are advised that competition is likely to be intense; last year over 700 applications were received.

Candidates are warned that they are responsible for checking their eligibility to take up the post under UK immigration rules.

Churchill College is offering:

• One stipendiary and one non-stipendiary Fellowship in the following arts subjects: Anglo-Saxon, Classics, Education, English, Linguistics, Modern and Medieval Languages, and Music.

• One stipendiary and one non-stipendiary Fellowship in the Sciences.

• One Raymond and Beverley Sackler Research Fellowship, non-stipendiary, non-residential, open to post-doctoral research workers employed in the Schools of Biological Sciences, Physical Sciences, Clinical Medicine, and Technology of the University of Cambridge in the fields of medical and exact sciences, who are at an early stage of their academic careers.

Fitzwilliam College is offering:

• One stipendiary Fellowship in one of the following subjects: Computer Science, Economics, History, Management Studies, Mathematics, Music, Physical Sciences (including Chemistry), and Chemical Engineering.

New Hall (Murray Edwards College) is offering:

• One stipendiary Fellowship in the Arts.

• One non-stipendiary in the Sciences.

Selwyn College is offering:

• One stipendiary Fellowship in any Science subject (including Natural Sciences, Medical Sciences, Mathematics, or Engineering).

Trinity Hall is offering:

• One stipendiary Fellowship in Arts and Social Sciences subjects.

• One stipendiary Fellowship in Science subjects (including Mathematics, Medicine, and Engineering).

All applications are to be submitted online by the closing date of 22 November 2009. Further particulars and registration details are available at the JRF Joint Application Scheme website (