Junior Research Fellow in Arts and Science

Oxford, Oxfordshire (GB)
05 Oct 2017
End of advertisement period
04 Nov 2017
Academic Discipline
Arts & Humanities
Contract Type
Full Time


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 £22,494 per annum plus accommodation allowances as listed below.

  • Christ Church    £10,000 accommodation allowance per annum
  • Merton        £10,000 accommodation allowance per annum
  • St Johns    £10,000 accommodation allowance per annum

The fellowships are tenable either from 1st October 2018 or, exceptionally, from 1st September 2018.

Research Fellows are expected to undertake original research in some branch of Arts, Science or Education.  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 College or St John’s College. 

The fellowships are normally awarded to those who are approaching the end of their doctoral research or who submitted their doctorate, (or, in the case of medical students, completed their professional training) after 1 October 2016. 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.

Application forms, together with further particulars, details of the allocation of subjects, and an equal opportunities monitoring form may be downloaded from and should be submitted to the college allocated for the subject to which you wish to apply following the procedures specified in the further particulars.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 12 noon on Friday 17th November 2017.

The colleges concerned are committed to equality of opportunity (details can be found in the further particulars).