The Fellowship will be tenable for a period of three years starting on 1 October 2016. Candidates should be engaged in literary, linguistic or cultural studies research related to the period 1800 to present. Preference may be given to candidates whose research focusses on Russian, Czech, Slovak or Polish. Candidates whose research is primarily in the field of history will not be considered.
Junior Research Fellowships are intended to provide opportunities for outstanding academics at the beginning of their careers. Univ has at any time between 8 and 10 JRFs. The College has one permanent Associate Professor in Russian, Professor Polly Jones, a Senior College Lecturer in Czech (with Slovak), Dr Zuzana Rihova, and a Leverhulme Early Career Fellow in Russian, Dr Samantha Sherry. Further details about University College are available from the Univ website at http://www.univ.ox.ac.uk where details of the research of current Fellows can also be found.
The primary duty of the postholder is to carry out research, but most JRFs offer a limited amount of teaching for the College, in the interest of their career development.
Candidates should send their application form (see menu on left of page) to: Academic Services Manager, University College, Oxford OX1 4BH (fax: 01865 276790, tel: +44 (0)1865 276951; by email: firstname.lastname@example.org) by 12 noon (UK time) on Thursday 5 November 2015. Applicants should arrange for three referees to send their references to the Academic Services Manager by the same date. Interviews for shortlisted candidates will be held on Friday 27 November 2015 (subject to confirmation).
Candidates are asked to complete and return the Recruitment Monitoring Form for the post. This will be dealt with anonymously and separately from the recruitment process. If preferred, you may print and send a hard copy to: Equality Officer, University College, High Street, Oxford OX1 4BH.