Applications are invited for Research Fellowships intended for outstanding female researchers early in their careers. The Fellowships offer an opportunity to carry out independent research in a stimulating and supportive academic environment.
We normally elect two women to Junior Research Fellowships each year, one in the in the Sciences (including Mathematics, Engineering and Psychology) and one in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences.
Applications are open for the 2017/18 Research Fellowships. For further details see below.
The Sciences Research Fellowship
The Sciences Research Fellowship is offered in any field of Science, Mathematics, Engineering, or Psychology.
Applications are currently being accepted for the 2017/18 Research Fellowship. Applications will close at midnight (BST) on Friday 20th October 2017.
The Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences Research Fellowship
The Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences Research Fellowship subjects are offered on a three-year rotation, with the subjects as listed below. Newnham research students in the whole field of the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences may apply in any year, regardless of the rotational listing:
2017/18: Classics, Human Social and Political Sciences (HSPS) (including Archaeology and Anthropology, Politics and International Studies, Social Sciences), Modern and Medieval Languages (including Theoretical and Applied Linguistics), Philosophy, Geography, History and Philosophy of Science.
Applications are now open, and will close at midnight (BST) on Friday 27th October 2017.
Successful candidates will enter into their Fellowships on 1 October 2018.
2018/19: Economics, English (including Anglo-Saxon, Norse & Celtic, Education, Business & Management, Land Economy, Music, Law
Applications will open in late summer 2018.
Successful candidates will enter into their Fellowships on 1 October 2019.
2019/20: History, Architecture, History of Art, Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, Divinity
Applications will open in late summer 2019.
Successful candidates will enter into their Fellowships on 1 October 2020.
Applications are currently being accepted for the 2017/18 Research Fellowship. Applications will close at midnight (BST) on Friday 27th October 2017.
The Newby Trust Research Fellowship
The Newby Trust Research Fellowship is a stipendiary fellowship, for the following subjects only: Archaeology, Classics, the Creative and Performing Arts, English Language, English Literature, History (ancient, medieval and modern), Modern Languages and Linguistics, Music, Philosophy, Religious Studies, Visual Arts and Media. This Fellowship is offered every three years. Applications will open in September 2018, for appointment wef 1st October 2019.
The same on-line application is used for either research fellowship – a link to the application system can be found in the Application Information document. A question within the application clarifies which fellowship is being applied for. Candidates whose subject renders them eligible for both research fellowships need only complete a single application.