Junior Research Fellowships

Stipendiary Junior Research Fellowships

Each year, the college holds competitions for Stipendiary Junior Research Fellowships. These support gifted young researchers for four years; generally Junior Research Fellows are appointed within two years of the award of a doctorate.

The Fellowships give young researchers an opportunity to establish their career before moving on to become fully independent researchers. Junior Research Fellows have freedom to carry out their chosen research projects within the academic environment of the College and the University departments.

Non-Stipendiary Junior Research Fellowships

King's College wishes to appoint, with effect from 1st October 2017, one or more Non-Stipendiary Junior Research Fellows in any area of the Physical or Chemical Sciences, Mathematics or Engineering.

The main function of Non-Stipendiary Fellowships is to offer researchers who have already secured external funding at Cambridge University, or an associated institution, the chance to participate in College life and enjoy the benefits of a College Fellowship.  Applicants must therefore have external funding support for their salary for at least two years from 1st October 2017. 

The closing date for the competition is 9 am on Tuesday, 2nd May 2017 and short-listed candidates must be available for interview on Thursday, 20th July 2017.

King’s College follows an equal opportunities policy.

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Timetable of appointments

Junior Research Fellows are appointed by the College Research Committee following interviews in mid-July and mid-January. One Fellow is usually appointed in sciences and one in arts and humanities on each occasion.

For July appointments advertisements will appear in April and May, with closing dates for applications between the end of April and beginning of June. Short listed candidates will be informed in mid-June to early July.

For January appointments advertisements will appear in August with closing dates in September. Shortlisted candidates will be informed in the first part of December.

Advertisements and further particulars will appear on this website when competitions are announced.

Current Junior Research Fellows

See Current Junior Research Fellows.

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