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Somerville College: Mary Somerville Junior Research Fellow in Philosophy

The Governing Body of Somerville College invites applications for a Mary Somerville Research Fellowship in Ancient Philosophy and/or Feminist Philosophy. The post will be tenable for three years from 1 October 2018 and not renewable thereafter.

Job title: Mary Somerville Junior Research Fellow

Duties: The Fellow elected shall be required to:

  • to conduct original research in a field of Ancient Philosophy and/or Feminist Philosophy.
  • to publish peer-reviewed research in book form or in journals or edited volumes.
  • to present an annual report on their work to the Governing Body.

The postholder may be asked to teach if the need arises;

Location: Somerville College, Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HD

Salary: from £31 604 (grade 7.1 on the University pay scale, point 29 of the National pay spine).

Skills and experience required:

  • Candidates for the Fellowship will be expected to have completed or be close to completing a doctorate.
  • The proposed research must fall in the field of Ancient Philosophy and/or Feminist Philosophy.

Candidates will be assessed on the quality of their scholarship as appropriate to the stage in their research career; in particular:

  • Research achievements and future plans;
  • A good publication record, or promise of a good publication record for candidates at a very early career stage
  • Academic career to date and future plans. 
  • Evidence of participation in conferences, seminars, and other research meetings

Closing date: 12 noon on Monday, 30th April 2018

For further information and the application form, please click here.