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Non-Stipendiary Research Fellowship in Science or Mathematics

The Governing Body of Emmanuel College invites applications for a three year non-stipendiary Research Fellowship in Science or Mathematics.  The Fellowship is for a three-year fixed term, and will commence on October 1, 2017.


Applications will be accepted from any graduate of a university within or outside the United Kingdom.

Eligibility is restricted to candidates holding a full time fellowship or other post-doctoral paid position at the University of Cambridge, awarded by a Research Council or other similar body, which will be fully funded until at least 30 September 2019.

The Fellowship is intended for an outstanding researcher early in their career: the successful candidate is likely to have been awarded their PhD degree after 1 October 2012.

Fellowship details

Benefits for Non-Stipendiary Research Fellows include grants for research expenses and academic travel, a book allowance, and assistance with computing facilities.   Research Fellows will be given the option to live in College (although no married accommodation can be provided), and are entitled to lunch and dinner in Hall free of charge.

There is no teaching requirement attached to the Fellowship, but Fellows are welcome to  teach if  they wish, and are permitted to receive additional  remuneration for up to  six hours College or University teaching a  week. 

Research Fellows are normally required to reside in Cambridge during Full Term. However, subject always to the permission of the Governing Body, Research Fellows may work away from Cambridge for up to three Terms during the last two years of their Fellowship.

Applications:  Candidates should send their CV including a statement of research, of no more than 1,000 words, outlining their research plans by email to Professor Christopher Hunter at by no later than 5.00 pm on Friday 14th April 2017.     Candidates should also arrange for three referees familiar with their research to send their references to Professor Hunter at by 5.00 pm on Friday 14th April.  Please note it is the candidate’s responsibility to ensure that these references are sent.

All emails relating to your application to be sent with a subject heading “John Henry Coates Non-Stipendiary Research Fellowship”.

Candidates who are short-listed by the College will be invited for interview on Wednesday 10th May 2017, and it is hoped to make an election soon afterwards.

  • The closing date for applications is 14 April 2017.

Emmanuel College is an Equal Opportunities Employer

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