We offer a variety of ways through which post-doctoral researchers and others can become members of our community either as a Junior Research Fellow (JRF) or Research Fellow (RF).
Research and Junior Research Fellows are an essential part of the Wolfson College community. Wolfson welcomes more Research Fellows to its community than any other College in Oxford, and gives a College home to researchers employed by faculties and departments to do post-doctoral research. The College usually has around 100 Research Fellows at any given time, across a wide variety of subjects.
Throughout the year we hold a variety of competitions through which we appoint a number of new fellows to the College. All Fellowships will be advertised on the vacancies page, but the usual advertising dates for the various fellowships are below. For general enquires contact email@example.com
Stipendiary Junior Research Fellowships
Wolfson funds up to 3 stipendiary Junior Research Fellowships at any one time in the Humanities. When available, they are normally advertised in the Spring to commence in October of that year.
From time to time Wolfson offers externally funded stipendiary Junior Research or Research Fellowship.
We are currently advertising for a Stipendiary Junior Research Fellowship in Constructor Theory and Quantum Thermodynamics. The closing date is 2 February 2019.
Non-stipendiary Research and Junior Research Fellowships in Humanities and Social Sciences to commence in October 2019 are now being advertised. The closing date is 24 March 2019. Please see further information and application forms below.
Research Membership of Common Room
This scheme invites applications from researchers who are employed by the University of Oxford and are engaged in substantial research, for instance, those at post-doctoral or more senior levels without a college attachment. Learn more.
21 January 2019Professor Tarje Nissen-Meyer to deliver Annual London Lecture at Lincoln's Inn
Wolfson College is privileged to have Professor Tarje Nissen-Meyer deliver the Annual London Lecture.18 January 2019Jon Stallworthy Poetry Prize 2019 Winner Announced
Wolfson College is honoured to announce that the winner of this year's competition was Andrew Wynn Owen for Lines of Decline.17 January 2019The Academics at Risk campaign
Last term the College raised almost £25,000 to place an academic at risk and their family at Wolfson.
Lectures and Seminars22 - 22Jan JanWeinrebe Lecture 1, Notes from the Silence: writing the lives of women composersTuesday 22 January - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Due to the tireless work of musicologists such as Anna Beer, a rich legacy of music by women has been, and continues to be, unearthed. The tide is, however, beginning to turn and we are hearing more female composers. But how can we, indeed how should we, write these composers' lives? In the first Weinrebe Lecture of 2019, Anna will share her insights into gender, creativity and life-writing.Networking23 - 23Jan JanDigital Research Cluster LunchWednesday 23 January - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Do you use, or are you interested in using, digital technologies for research in any discipline? The lunch is an opportunity to meet and discuss your work with technology specialists and other academics, and to explore further opportunities in the College and Oxford. Contact David Robey (firstname.lastname@example.org) for further information.Lectures and Seminars23 - 23Jan JanAWRC Lunch Table and Talk - Dr Elise MoreroWednesday 23 January - 1:15pm to 2:00pm
Lunch Table in Hall from 12:30, followed by a talk in the Florey Room at 13:15 delivered by Dr Elise Morero (Postdoc researcher at the Khalili Research Centre) on The contribution of ancient technology analysis to the history and history of art: the study of relief-carving on medieval Islamic rock crystal vessels (9-12th c.). Coffee and cakes will be served.
Lunch Table open to Cluster members.
Talk open to ALL.