Non-Stipendiary Junior Research Fellowship in Humanities and Social Sciences 2023
CLOSING DATE 16 June 2023
Blackfriars Hall proposes to elect up to 5 non-stipendiary Junior Research Fellows in Humanities and Social Sciences, if candidates of sufficient merit present themselves, from 1 October 2023. Candidates will be required to be engaged in research work within an Oxford University Department or Faculty.
Junior Research Fellowships are intended for those with limited research experience, who have recently completed or are shortly about to complete a doctorate. These Fellowships are not suitable for those at an early stage of their doctoral studies. No more than three years should have elapsed since receipt of a doctorate. (Exceptions will be made only for candidates whose postdoctoral academic career has been interrupted by, for example, childbirth, family commitments, illness, or compulsory military service. A statement giving reasons why an exception should be considered must be included with the application).
Preference will be given to candidates who have not already held a Junior Research Fellowship, and to candidates who have studied for their DPhil at Blackfriars Hall.
Junior Research Fellows will have access to the Hall’s new Research suite and Senior Common Room, and will have use of computing and printing facilities. Junior Research Fellows may be asked to act as a College Adviser to graduate students, and will be allocated an academic mentor from the among the Senior Staff of the Hall.
Tenure and Renewal
Junior Research Fellows will be elected for three years.
The Fellowships are non-stipendiary. Candidates are asked to demonstrate their financial independence with evidence of their means of support. Where funds are applied for but not confirmed, any offer will be conditional on proof of funding being provided before the start of the Fellowship.
Junior Research Fellows will be entitled to apply for travel bursaries for conference and research use, and for book grants.
Candidates should themselves write directly to two referees asking them without further request from the Hall to send a one-page confidential reference. No more than two references will be accepted. References should be emailed as a pdf file to the Academic Registrar: email@example.com
Applications, typed or clearly printed, should include:
- a completed application form (download here)
- a curriculum vitae
- the names of your two referees
- details of your current and proposed research.
- Any additional information relevant to the application should be included in a covering letter.
Please email your complete application to arrive by the closing date to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Length of contract: 3 years
CLOSING DATE: 16 June 2023
UK Border Agency legislation on the Right to Work in the UK. Successful candidates will be required to provide satisfactory evidence of their Right to Work in the UK. This is a requirement for ‘unpaid’ positions as well as paid employment.