Applications are invited for the Glasstone Research Fellowship in Science, tenable at the University of Oxford, in the fields of chemistry (inorganic, organic or physical), engineering, mathematics (including computer science and statistics), materials, physics, and plant sciences. The Glasstone Research Fellowships are supported by the Glasstone Bequest. Two fellowships are to be awarded from 1 October 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter.
Glasstone Fellows are expected to conduct original research in one of the eligible fields specified above and to undertake teaching of up to a maximum of 6 hours a week. Applicants should have completed their doctorate by the time of taking up the Fellowship (normally 1 October of the year in which the offer is made). They should show aptitude for original research in one of the eligible fields above and have a publication record in scholarly journals consonant with experience and field of study. Preference will be given to candidates at an early stage in their research career.
The Fellowships are full time and normally awarded for a fixed-term of 3 years and will be available from 1 October 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter. Depending on the successful candidate’s proposed research topic, the Fellowship will be held at one of the following departments: Chemistry, Computer Science, Engineering Science, Mathematical Institute, Materials, Physics, Plant Sciences, and Statistics in Oxford.
Please read the full information about the criteria and follow the ‘how to apply’ instructions in the Job Description carefully.
Please apply online by 12.00 noon on Monday 23 October 2017.
Please note that the University of Oxford's retirement policy is changing. With effect from October 1 2017, all employees at Grade 8 and above will have a retirement age of 68, and all employees at Grades 6 and 7 will no longer have a set retirement age. Further details are available at: www.ox.ac.uk/about/jobs/preemploymentscreening