Homerton Junior Research Fellowship

The offer

Homerton College invites applications for up to three Junior Research Fellowships, one of which will be in partnership with THIS Institute.

Applications may be made in the fields of:

  • World History, particularly North Africa, the Middle East, or Central Asia
  • Healthcare Improvement Studies
  • Maths
  • Systems Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Education

Candidates may be graduates of any University and will have completed or be about to complete a PhD.  There is no age limit for eligibility, but the College will not normally appoint Junior Research Fellows who are more than three years beyond the award of a doctorate.  A Junior Research Fellowship is tenable for four years with effect from 1st October 2022.

Selection criteria

Who can apply?

Applicants working in any area relevant to improving quality and safety in healthcare will be eligible for the THIS Institute JRF, which is jointly funded by the Department of Public Health and Primary Care in Cambridge and Homerton College.

This position may appeal to candidates working in broad areas ranging from engineering, humanities (including philosophy and ethics), law, business studies, psychology, arts and social science through to medicine and health services research.

The applications committee will automatically put forward for consideration any applicant for any of the subjects listed above whom they think may additionally be eligible for the THIS partnership JRF.

Application stages

How to apply

This fellowship has now closed. For any queries, please see below:

Application stages

1. Before you apply

We encourage you to check that your application is eligible and competitive by reading the Further Particulars.

2. Submit your application

All applications must be submitted online through the CASC Fellowship Application System by 17 January 2022. Late submissions will not be accepted.

3. Interview

Short-listed applicants will be invited for an interview. Interviews will take place either in-person or online, depending on COVID restrictions at the time.

4. Final decision

All applicants will be notified of the funding decision.