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Research Fellowship

Applications are invited for three Research Fellowships, one to be held in Science and two in the Arts.  The Fellowships are fixed-term three year Research Fellowships normally commencing on 1 October 2020, though there may be grounds for a different starting date as described in the further particulars.

The Fellowships are intended for researchers early in their careers. Successful candidates are expected to be either graduate students, probably in the latter stages of their research leading to a PhD Degree, or post-doctoral researchers who have recently been awarded their PhD Degree. Candidates who have undertaken more than five years of full-time research are unlikely to be considered. The College is prepared to consider exceptions to these criteria and candidates have the opportunity to present a case for this during the application process.

Remuneration for a Research Fellow is set by reference to the Cambridge general stipend and salary scale and will start from £24,017 for a postdoctoral appointment (or £22,017 for a pre-doctoral appointment). The College is able to assist in the provision of subsidised accommodation (valued at £9,600 per annum). A Research Fellow not resident in College property will received a ‘living out’ allowance of £3,306 per annum together with 7 free meals per week.  Certain research benefits may be reimbursed.  Research fellows may join the University Superannuation Scheme.

The application process is available online at from Monday 29 July 2019.  Applications must be received by 5pm on Tuesday 27 August 2019.  Shortlisted candidates will be asked to upload one copy of written work up to a maximum of 40,000 words and also a 500 word statement regarding the importance of their current and proposed work.  A further shortlist will be made and those candidates will be invited for interview.  The College is an equal opportunities employer.

Jesus College, Cambridge CB5 8BL
Salary of £21,017 - £24,017 + Allowances
The application process is available online at

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