Jesus College, Oxford University Visiting Senior Research Fellowship 2024. Apply below.
When is Application Deadline:
16th February 2024 11:59 pm
Tell Me About Award:
Jesus College, Oxford offers a Visiting Senior Research Fellowship to a scholar of international distinction in research who holds a remunerated post in another University or equivalent and who wishes to spend time in Oxford to pursue their research.
Jesus College has a strong commitment to promoting and enabling education, learning, scholarship and research at the highest levels amongst its students and academic staff, whilst preserving an informal and friendly atmosphere. Founded in 1571 by Elizabeth I, the College is a self-governing educational charity and is one of the 39 constituent colleges of Oxford University. With Professor Sir Nigel Shadbolt, FRS FREng, as its Principal, the College comprises over 100 Fellows, 50 lecturers, 330 postgraduates and just under 400 undergraduates, and 90 support staff. The College is located on an attractive historic site in
the centre of Oxford, with excellent access to the Bodleian Library and other University libraries, the Science Area, and the University’s department and faculty buildings. Two annexe sites, in north and east Oxford, allow the College to provide accommodation for almost all its students.
Who can Apply?
The College seeks applications from candidates in any field of research, although there is a preference this year for candidates in the Humanities and Social Sciences. Applications are particularly welcome from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in Oxford.
How are Applicants Selected?
The successful candidate will meet the following criteria:
- Possess clear international academic distinction in research.
- Hold a remunerated post in another University or equivalent.
- Have a plan for spending time in Oxford to pursue their research.
- Wish to spend between one term and one academic year in Oxford.
- The VSRF is open to candidates from any field of research, although there is a preference this year for candidates in the Humanities and Social Sciences.
Applications are particularly welcome from women, and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in Oxford.
- Be willing and able to support the College’s activities by participating in College life.
How Many Awards?
What is the Benefit of Award?
The Fellowship provides free living accommodation at the College’s East Oxford annexe site (see Further Particulars for more details), an office space in College (equipped with a standard Windows desktop PC and black & white printer), Senior Common Room membership and full lunching and dining rights.
How Long will Award Last?
The Fellowship is tenable from 1 October 2024, for a minimum of one term and a maximum of one academic year.
How to Apply:
Applicants should complete the online form by the closing date of Friday, 16 February 2024.
It is the responsibility of applicants to ask their referees to upload their reference letters via the reference submission portal by the same date.
Queries may be addressed through the Principal’s PA, Helen Gee ([email protected]).