Postdoctoral Prize Research Fellowships, Nuffield College, Oxford – Deadline
5 Nov. 2012
Three-Year Postdoctoral Prize Research Fellowships in Social Sciences
Nuffield College intends to appoint, with effect from 1 September 2013, a
number of Postdoctoral Prize Research Fellows (PPRFs).
Applications are invited from graduates of any country wishing to undertake
research in any area of the social sciences except Economics, for which there
is a separate competition. Applicants who wish to undertake research in
Economic History, or interdisciplinary research which includes Economics will
be considered. The main interests of the College are in Economics, Politics
and Sociology, but these are broadly construed to include, for example,
social science approaches to history, social and medical statistics,
international relations, social psychology, public policy, and social policy.
PPRFs’ main responsibility is to engage in independent scholarly research.
They have no teaching or administrative obligations but are expected to
participate in the intellectual life of the College. They will be expected to
organise a seminar or workshop in their subject area during the three-year
term of their appointment and the College can help finance and organise these
The salary for a Postdoctoral Fellow starts at 23,315 pounds a year. There is
a research budget of 2,474 pounds a year. PPRFs are entitled to free single
College accommodation or a housing allowance of 5,340 pounds a year, and free
lunch and dinner in College. Child support funds are available.
The Fellowships are intended for scholars from any country. To be eligible,
candidates should hold a bachelors and/or masters degree and should by 1
September 2013 have completed, or be close to completing, a doctorate.
Candidates must not have spent more than a total of eight years in
postgraduate study, teaching or research in the social sciences by the date
of taking up the Fellowship, and should not have previously held a research
fellowship similar to that advertised.
The Fellowships are to be taken up on 1 September 2013. The appointment will
be for 3 years.
Further particulars and the application form are available on the College web
page: http://www.nuffield.ox.ac.uk or from the Administrative Officer,
Nuffield College, Oxford OX1 1NF. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline
for applications is Monday 5 November 2012.
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