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University of Oxford Oriel College Fixed-term Turpin Junior Research Fellowship in Humanities 2017, UK

Publish Date: Jul 27, 2017

Deadline: Aug 07, 2017

Fixed-term Turpin Junior Research Fellowship in Humanities


Oriel College seeks applications for the Turpin Junior Research Fellowship in Humanities for a fixed term of almost three years, from 15 October 2017 to 31 August 2020. It is anticipated that applicants will be at an early stage of their academic career, taking into consideration career breaks for maternity leave and family leave etc.

The fellow will pursue postdoctoral level study in one of the following areas of Humanities: Ancient History, Classics, English, Modern Languages, Music, Philosophy (including Ancient), and Theology. The fellow may be asked to play a part in the undergraduate admissions process (weeks 9 and 10 of the Michaelmas Term). Admissions training will be provided.

The stipend will be £21,534 p.a. Contributory membership of USS (the Universities Superannuation Scheme) is also offered. The fellow will receive a housing allowance of £8,088 p.a. or single accommodation in college free of charge, subject to availability. The postholder will also have access to an entertainment allowance and a research allocation of £1,119 p.a. The fellow will be entitled to free lunch and dinner in the Senior Common Room.

The fellow may be invited to do a limited amount of teaching for the college, in which case payment will be made at the hourly standard tuition rates as set by the Senior Tutors’ Committee.


Applicants should submit their application via email attachment to the Appointment Committee via the email address: by no later than 12.00pm on 7 August 2017.

Each application should include: a piece of published or unpublished work of no more than 8,000 words; a proposed outline of research; a CV giving a brief summary of the applicant’s career with details of their education and teaching experience; a covering letter; and names and contact details of three referees able to comment on their teaching and research.

Candidates are asked to ensure that their referees send their references, again via email attachment to: by no later than 12.00pm on 7 August 2017.

The closing date for applications is 12.00pm on Monday 7 August 2017.

Informal enquiries may be made to Ms Juliane Kerkhecker, Senior Tutor at:

For more information please click "Further Official Information" below.

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