Fellowship by Examination (JRF) 2017
POSTED: 12 September 2016, CLOSING: 13 October 2016
The College proposes to elect up to four Fellows by Examination (elsewhere known as Junior Research Fellows (JRF)). Candidates should have an Honours degree or equivalent qualification and have completed, or be near to completing, a doctorate or other post-graduate research. The successful candidates will already have demonstrated outstanding promise in their research. Candidates must not have completed more than four years in aggregate of research-based graduate study, including any postdoctoral study, by 31 July 2016. Years spent taking taught courses as part of a Master’s or Doctoral programme are not included in this total.
Each Fellowship is tenable for three years at a stipend currently starting at £21,850 per annum. During the first two years of appointment, the Fellow is a member of the Governing Body of the College, and for all three years of appointment is entitled to: free lunches and dinners in College; a research allowance; single or partnered accommodation in College free of charge or, alternatively, a taxable housing allowance currently set at £15,000 per annum. Fellows by Examination are expected to live in the Oxford area, and his/her research base must be in Oxford.
Main duties and responsibilities: Independent research in an academic subject.
Skills and experience required: Research experience in an academic subject.
Applications should be made electronically at www.magd.ox.ac.uk/job-vacancies/. The closing date is UK time 12 noon Thursday 13 October 2016, and applications must be completed on or before that time.
The Fellow may, with the leave of the Governing Body, engage in teaching up to a maximum of six hours weekly and, if teaching, would normally be expected to give priority to the College’s own teaching needs.
Candidates wishing to apply for the post of Fellow by Examination should apply online by clicking here.
Visiting Fellowships 2017-18
POSTED: 9 September 2016, CLOSING: 9 December 2016
The College proposes to elect a Visiting Fellow or Fellows for the academic year 2017-2018. In addition, a Robert S Campbell Visiting Fellow may be elected for research in law, especially commercial or competition law.
A Visiting Fellowship is intended to offer an established scholar, either from abroad or from elsewhere in the United Kingdom, an opportunity to pursue his or her own study and research as a member of the College.
Further details and the application form can be found below.