The Governing Bodies of Christ Church, Merton and St John’s Colleges propose to elect in co-operation up to twelve Junior Research Fellows, in Arts and Science, according to an agreed allocation of subjects between the colleges. The current salary is £23,754 per annum plus accommodation allowances as listed below.
- Christ Church £10,000 accommodation allowance per annum
- Merton £10,000 accommodation allowance per annum
- St John’s £10,560 accommodation allowance per annum
The fellowships are tenable either from 1st October 2020 or, exceptionally, with the agreement of the relevant college, from 1st September 2020.
Research Fellows are expected to undertake original research in some branch of the Humanities, Sciences or Social Sciences. They may be asked to undertake a limited amount of teaching. Depending upon their field of study, successful candidates will be based at Christ Church, Merton or St John’s College.
The fellowships are normally awarded to those who are approaching the end of their doctoral research or have submitted their doctoral thesis since 01 October 2018. The successful candidate must have a good Honours degree (either First or 2:1), or for EU/international applicants a qualification equivalent to a good Honours degree and hold, or be close to completion of, a doctorate. Students (such as medical students) whose doctorate interrupted their professional training, should have completed their professional training since 1 October 2018. They must also have research expertise in their chosen field as demonstrated by a completed doctoral thesis and/or published forthcoming books, or articles in refereed journals, as relevant to the candidate’s field; or promise of such achievement, as relevant to the candidate’s field.
Details of the allocation of subjects, and instructions about how to apply, can be found within the further particulars. Applications should be submitted to the college allocated for the subject to which you wish to apply following the procedures specified.
The closing date for receipt of applications is 12 noon on Friday 15 November 2019.
Shortlisting, interviewing and appointing procedures will be conducted in early 2020.
Equal Opportunities Monitoring for Christ Church and for Merton College will be completed as part of the online application process.