British Academy Post-Doctoral Fellowship
*Please note the application process is now closed. We will advertise when we are accepting applications for this scheme again*
British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowships
Oxford School of Global and Area Studies welcomes applications from suitably qualified applicants for the British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship scheme. The scheme is designed 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 by the end of the Fellowship. The primary emphasis is on completion of a significant piece of publishable research.' The British Academy website provides detailed information about the scheme: http://www.britac.ac.uk/british-academy-postdoctoral-fellowships.
Call for Applicants for 2021-22 Competition
The Oxford School of Global and Area Studies welcomes applications from suitably qualified applicants for the British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship scheme 2021-22, for awards to be taken from 01 September 2022.
This scheme provides funding to cover the costs of a 36-month fellowship at a host institution. The purpose of this award is to enable the award holder to pursue an independent research project, towards the completion of a significant piece of publishable research. The competition for the Postdoctoral Fellowship is held in two stages. The Outline Stage is open for everyone within the eligibility criteria who meet the funder evaluation criteria reported in the scheme notes. The Second Stage is invitation only.
The British Academy published the Scheme Notes on its website https://www.thebritishacademy.ac.uk/funding/postdoctoral-fellowships/.
Those who are interested to apply for this scheme should note the following OSGA internal application procedure:
- Check the eligibility criteria and ensure you meet them;
- By 25 August 2021, 2021 at 9:00 am, please send to firstname.lastname@example.org and in CC email@example.com (indicating your name and 'BA Expression of Interest' in the subject line) your CV accompanied by a draft of your expression of interest application (Please, use this form) and the name of a potential mentor in the School. The internal panel will provide information about the selected proposal within 10 working days and further details about the application process.
The selected candidates will be invited to submit the final proposal to the OSGA Research Committee by September 24th at 17:00. The proposals selected for the OSGA’s support must be completed (including the Referee Statement) and submitted via the Flexi Grant by noon 5th October 2021. After this submission, the proposal will be received by the University of Oxford Research Services that will provide the Organisational Approval and submit the application to the funder by 14 October 2021 – 17:00 BST.