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Postdoctoral Fellowship (Fixed Term)

The Faculty of Divinity is inviting expressions of interest from recently completed or final stage doctoral students whom the Faculty might support in this year's round of applications for British Academy postdoctoral Fellowships (3 years), the Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship (3 years), Marie-Curie Fellowships (2 years) and British Academy International Fellowships (3 years). The aim of such schemes is to offer opportunities for outstanding early career researchers to strengthen their experience of research and teaching in a university environment which will develop their curriculum vitae and improve their prospects of obtaining permanent lecturing posts.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 3 years in the first instance.

The Faculty of Divinity will only be able to support a limited number of applications. Consequently, expressions of interest are invited only for areas where the Faculty has an existing research interest. These include, but are not limited to, biblical studies, history of Christianity, inter-faith relations, Christian Doctrine, philosophical theology, Judaism, Hinduism, Islamic theology and world Christianity. Further details about the Faculty and its research can be found at:

In order to be considered it will be necessary to submit an expression of interest by 20 June 2023. Expressions of interest should be sent by the web recruitment system and should include the following information: 1) a 2-page CV to include institution and date of PhD (or anticipated date of submission/examination), and a list of publications and presentations; 2) Proposed mentor within the Faculty, and whether that mentor has been approached; 3) Title of the proposed postdoctoral research; 4) A 1000 word summary of proposed research including outputs.

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Please quote reference GF36874 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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