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Research Fellowships

Each year, the college holds competitions for Research Fellowships, both Stipendiary and non-Stipendiary. These support gifted young researchers for four years; generally 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. Research Fellows have freedom to carry out their chosen research projects within the academic environment of the College and the University departments.

Usually, 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. Shortlisted 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.

The college also usually appoints two non-stipendiary Research Fellows, one in Physical Sciences, Mathematical Sciences & Engineering and one in Biological & Medical Sciences. Non-stipendiary Research Fellows will need to have already secured external funding for the time of their fellowship. Advertisements appear in late April, with closing for applications in mid-May. Long-listed candidates with be notified in mid-May and asked to submit further material. Short-listed candidates will then hear in early July for interviews in mid-July.  

Competitions will appear below when they open. 



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