The Cambridge Muslim College invites applications for the post of
Research Fellow to be based at the College¹s facility in Cambridge,
United Kingdom, for one academic year with effect from 1 November 2012.
The College seeks an outstanding candidate who is engaged in
innovative, robust and world-class research who will make a major
contribution to the College¹s intellectual life. During his or her
appointment at the College the post-holder will be expected to complete
a significant research project, preferably taking the form of three
articles for peer-reviewed publications, or the preparation of a
monograph. The College is especially interested in post-doctoral
students with a specialisation in Islamic Studies, interfaith
relations, or British Muslim studies.
In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to offer a
maximum of six lectures, participate in seminars and attend the
College¹s public lectures on behalf of the College.
The successful applicant will be expected to begin on 1st November 2012
and the post will continue to 31st October 2013. Applicants must have
completed a PhD in a relevant discipline by the start date for this
post, and must demonstrate a commitment to the aims and ethos of the
College. The Research Fellow will be given access to the College’s
library, office space and equipment, and administrative support. The
successful applicant will be remunerated at a rate of £29,133 per annum.
The College has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are
eligible to live and work in the UK.
The deadline for applications to be received at the College is 10.00am,
2nd July 2011.
Applicants should submit a covering letter, a personal statement,
curriculum vitae and two sealed letters of recommendation (including
one from a thesis supervisor). The personal statement should describe
the ambitions and interests of the applicant, should include a synopsis
of the PhD and an outline of the research project or projects that the
applicant would undertake during the period of engagement. Inclusion of
published work would be an advantage.
Applications should be submitted by post to:
Cambridge Muslim College,
14 St Paul¹s Road,
The Cambridge Muslim College is an equal opportunities employer.
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