With generous support from the A G Leventis Foundation, the Centre of African Studies is able to appoint visiting research fellows from disciplines in the humanities and social sciences each year.
The aim of the fellowships is to enable the visiting academics to focus on a period of research and writing in Cambridge.
The call for applications is now open and the Centre of African Studies invites applications for two Visiting Research Fellowships from candidates in all the disciplines in the humanities and social sciences. The aim of the Fellowships is to enable the fellows to focus on a period of research and writing in Cambridge.
Preference will be given to early- to mid-career candidates with a distinguished research profile. They are expected to be permanent residents in Africa. The appointments will take place from 1 October 2017 – 31 March 2018 and are non-renewable. Each award is worth up to £17,000; out of which travel, college accommodation, maintenance costs and medical insurance will be paid by the Centre on behalf of the fellow.
The University follows an equal opportunities policy.
The closing date for applications is 15 January 2017
Details of how to apply for 2017-18 can be found by clicking here