Violette & Samuel Glasstone Research Fellowships in Science

Deadline midday 30 November 2012

Applications are invited for the Violette and Samuel Glasstone Research Fellow 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, there are two fellowships to be awarded from 1 October 2013.

Glasstone Fellows are expected to conduct original research in one of the eligible fields specified above and may undertake teaching of up to a maximum of six 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 who are at an early stage in their academic career.

The Fellowships are normally awarded for three years (subject to successful completion of a probationary period) and will be available from 1 October 2013 or as soon as possible thereafter. Depending on the successful candidates' proposed research topic, the Fellowships will be held at one of the following departments: Chemistry, Computer Science, Engineering Science, Maths, Materials, Physics, Plant Sciences, and Statistics.

Potential applicants wishing to discuss their research proposals or the availability of facilities should contact the relevant faculty members directly in Theoretical Physics.

The closing date for this vacancy is 12 noon on Friday 30 November 2012. By which time all documents, including references must be submitted.

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online. Further information regarding the criteria for applying can be found in the further particulars document.

Further information about how to apply, an application form and a CV template.