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November 26, 2012

Fellowship Opportunity


The Woolf Institute (Cambridge), which specialises in the study of relations between Jews, Christians and Muslims from a multidisciplinary perspective, invites applications for its annual visiting fellowship.

The Fellowship, tenable for a two to three month period that overlaps one of the Cambridge terms 2014:

Lent term: 14 January-14 March 2014

Easter term: 22 April-13 June 2014

The successful candidate will be expected to be involved in a project of academic research, public education or of the arts in an area relevant to the Institute's work. The Fellow will be asked to present their work at a symposium on the subject of their project proposal.

There is no stipend attached to the Fellowships, but Fellows will be entitled to free accommodation in Cambridge and round-trip travel from their country to Cambridge. They will also have access to the Woolf Institute and Cambridge University libraries.

The Fellowship is available for a postdoctoral scholar of any academic rank, a policymaker or analyst in a relevant area of work, or an artist (writer, painter, photographer, etc.). They will most likely be asked to participate in some of the Institute's teaching or practice-based activities. Further information about the Institute can be found at: http://www.woolf.cam.ac.uk.

A letter of application, CV, the names of two referees who may be approached, a project proposal (1,500 words max.), and a sample of work should be sent to: Electors of the Visiting Fellowship, Woolf Institute, Wesley House, Jesus Lane, Cambridge, CB5 8BJ, UK or e-mailed to Tina Steiner at bs411@cam.ac.uk.

Questions may be addressed informally to the Deputy Director, Dr Shana Cohen at sc736@cam.ac.uk.

The deadline for the submission of applications is 18 January 2013.

Posted by ksosnows at November 26, 2012 03:09 PM

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