University of Essex, UK, September 01, 2012
Application deadline: Jun 17, 2012
Non-Stipendiary Junior Research Fellowships, School of Philosophy and Art History
The School of Philosophy and Art History at the University of Essex offers up to three non-stipendiary Junior Research Fellowships each year, commencing in October in any area of Philosophy or Art History or the intersection of the two disciplines. These are available for one year, and in exceptional cases may be extended for a further period of not more than one year. Whilst there is no salary attached to these fellowships the Fellows appointed will be entitled to shared office and study space equipped with computing facilities, and the use of all library and school services. Whilst there is no attendance requirement Fellows are expected to take part in school activities. There are no teaching duties associated with the positions, however Fellows may be entitled to take on teaching, if available, for which they will be paid at the usual University rates.
Candidates should have recently completed their PhD, or should have done so by the time the Fellowship starts. Normally applicants will not be considered if more than 3 years have elapsed since they received their PhD. (Exceptions will be made where a candidate’s postdoctoral career has been interrupted by, for example, maternity leave, childcare, or illness. In such cases, applications should be accompanied by a statement setting out the case for an exception being made.) Preference will be given to candidates who have not already held a Junior Research Fellowship in the School or elsewhere.
Appointment to these Fellowships is open, and will proceed on a competitive basis.
Please use the link below for a full job description, person specification and further information relating to this post. Please
read this information carefully before applying for this post as it contains details of documents that must be attached to your
application. Applications should be made on-line, but if you would like advice or help in making an application, or need information in a different format, please telephone (01206 874588/873521).
Closing date: 17/06/12
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