Christ Church, Merton and St John’s Colleges of Oxford University are awarding up to 12 junior research fellowships to undertake original research in some branch of Arts, Science or Education. Depending upon their field of study, successful candidates will be based at one of Christ Church, Merton College or St John’s College. Fellowships are tenable for three years either from 1 October 2015 or, exceptionally, from 1 September 2015. Fellows may be asked to undertake teaching up to a maximum of six hours a week. The application deadline is 28 November 2014.
The fellowships are normally awarded to those who are approaching the end of their doctoral research or who have begun postdoctoral study. The successful candidate must have a good Honours degree (either First or 2:1), or an equivalent qualification. They must also have research expertise in their chosen field as demonstrated by a completed doctoral thesis and/or published or 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.