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.
King's is offering Junior Research Fellowships in the following fields:
- Sciences: the Physical and Chemical Sciences, Mathematics and Engineering
- Arts: Visual Studies (excluding Art History), Digital Humanities, The Future City
See the Further particulars.
Non-Stipendiary Junior Research Fellowships
The college also holds competitions for Non-Stipendiary Junior Research Fellowships. These enable young researchers working within the University with external support to participate in college life as Fellows.
Non-Stipendiary Fellows usually have a personal research fellowship from a body such as the Royal Society, the British Academy, Wellcome Trust or the Research Councils). They may also be post-doctoral Research Associates, funded through research grants.
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.