Clare College Cambridge is offering the Clare College Junior Research Fellowship Competition to candidates in any science discipline, tenable for three years from 1 October 2021. The competition is for researchers in any science discipline who are in the early stages of their research careers, have excellent academic records, and have the potential to continue their research at the highest level.
Students of UK can apply for these junior research fellowships. A Junior Research Fellowship is intended for researchers who are in the early stages of their research careers.
A desirable offer for researchers who are in the early stages of their research careers.
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The College offers additional benefits including ten free meals per week, the reimbursement of some research expenses, and membership of the University Superannuation Scheme.
The Clare College Cambridge was founded in 1326 and was the first of the Oxford and Cambridge foundations to provide for a Master, Fellows and Scholars in a single community.
- Application Deadline: November 23, 2020
- Course Level: Fellowships are available to undertake research.
- Study Subject: The Fellowships are intended for researchers in any Arts discipline who are in the early stages of their careers.
- Scholarship Award:
Remuneration for research fellows is set by reference to the Cambridge University general stipend and salary scale with a starting point of spine point 39 (currently £30,942). This will increase by one spine point for each year of research.
- The College offers additional benefits including ten free meals per week, the reimbursement of some research expenses, and membership of the University Superannuation Scheme.
- Research Fellows carry out full-time research but may undertake a small amount of undergraduate teaching during the term.
- Number of Scholarships: Two stipendiary Junior Research Fellowships in any arts and humanities discipline.
- Nationality: Students of UK
- Scholarship can be taken in the UK
- Eligible Countries: Students of UK can apply for these junior research fellowships.
- Entrance Requirements: To be eligible for a Junior Research Fellowship you must pass all the following eligibility requirements:
- You must have recently obtained or be currently completing a postgraduate degree, e.g. a PhD or equivalent.
- Candidates who have devoted more than five years to research by 1 October 2020, (including time spent working towards their PhD), either full-time or part-time, will not be considered without exceptional justification.
- Applications are invited from candidates who have completed less than five years’ full-time research, or part-time equivalent, in science by 1 October 2020.
- The candidates will be either graduate students, in the latter stages of their research leading to a PhD in the sciences, or post-doctoral researchers in the sciences who have been awarded their PhD within the last year.
How to Apply: The mode of application is online. To register, go to the Application Registration page.
- Statements of research are required. They should be no more than 1,000 words, outlining the work candidates would submit in support of their application and the research they propose to pursue if elected.
- Candidates must provide details for two referees who have agreed to submit a reference through the website.
- Stipends are payable on the University’s salary scale, starting at spine point 39 (currently £30,942). The stipend will increase by one spine point each year.
- The College offers additional benefits including ten free meals per week, the reimbursement of some research expenses and membership of the University Superannuation Scheme.
- The stipend of Research Fellows who are in receipt of financial support from other sources will be by arrangement.
- Research Fellows are members of the Governing Body and are expected to participate in the governance and social life of the College. Research Fellows may undertake a small amount of undergraduate teaching during term.
- Research Fellows will carry out full-time research for 37.5 hours a week.
- Research Fellows will not be permitted to undertake other paid work or to hold other offices and awards, except by permission of the College Council.