Researching in the Café

Research Fellowships

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 presidents.office@wolfson.ox.ac.uk 

Stipendiary Junior Research Fellowships

Wolfson funds up to 3 stipendiary JRFs 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.

Stipendiary Junior Research Fellow in Humanities and Social Sciences, Jewish Studies to commence from October 2018. Closing date Monday 12 March 2018. See below for link to FPs and application form.

Creative Arts Fellowship in Visual Arts 2018 to commence from 1 October 2018. Closing date Friday 23 March 2018. See below for link to FPs and application form.

Non-stipendiary Fellowships

Non-stipendiary Research Fellowship in Humanities and Social Sciences to commence in October 2018.  Closing date Sunday 18 March 2018. See below for link to FPs and application form.

Non-stipendiary Junior Research Fellowship in Humanities and Social Sciences to commence in October 2018. Closing date Sunday 18 March 2018. See below for link to FPs and application form.

Non-stipendiary Junior Research Fellowship in Clinical and Non-Clinical Sciences 2017: Competition closed.

Non-stipendiary Research Fellowship in Clinical and Non-Clinical Sciences 2017: Competition closed.

WOLFSON / DENNIS SCIAMA Non-stipendiary Junior Research Fellowship in Cosmology, gravitation theory and astroparticle physics. Competition closed.

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. 

Application Forms & Further Particulars
Below you will find documents relating to our Research Fellowships.
Downloads
Equal Opportunities applicant form (optional)Download
Non-Stipendiary RF in Humanities & Social Sciences 2018 (Word)Download
Non-Stipendiary JRF in Humanities & Social Sciences 2018 (Word) Download
Non-Stipendiary JRF in Humanities & Social Sciences 2018 (PDF)Download
Non-Stipendiary RF in Humanities & Social Sciences 2018 (PDF)Download
Stipendiary JRF in Humanities & Social Sciences (Jewish Studies) 2018 (PDF)Download
Stipendiary JRF in Humanities & Social Sciences (Jewish Studies) 2018 (Word)Download
Creative Arts Application (word)Download
Creadtive Arts Application (PDF)Download
News
Events

The latest from Wolfson College

12 February 2018
Anna Caballe Cooks up a Storm in the Lab

For almost two years Dr. Anna Caballe has used molecular biology...

5 February 2018
Martin Goodman Publishes A New History of Judaism

Martin Goodman, Professor of Jewish Studies and a Fellow of Wolfson since 1991, crafts a worthy addition to the wide-ranging genre of Jewish...

29 January 2018
Jon Stallworthy Prize 2018 Winner Announced

The winner of this year's competition and the £1,000 prize was Alexander Peplow (Merton) for As Things Are. The runner-up was Mary Anne...

Our upcoming events

Lectures and Seminars
21 - 21
Feb Feb
AWRC Lunch Table and Talk
Wednesday 21 February -
12:30pm to 2:00pm

Lunch Table in Hall from 12:30, followed by a talk in the Florey Room at 1.15 delivered by Dr Peter Stewart (CARC Director and GB Fellow at Wolfson) entitled “The Trojan Horse and the Buddha: Tracking the Classical Connections of Ancient Gandharan Art”.
Coffee and cakes will be served.

College Committee
21 - 21
Feb Feb
General Purposes Committee
Wednesday 21 February -
1:30pm to 2:30pm

General Purposes Committee prepares the agenda for the subsequent Governing Body meeting, and is an important committee of the College. Chaired by the President, it is composed of College officers, elected fellows, four elected junior members (including at least two graduate students and one SF, RF or JRF) and the chairs of the General Meeting and the Social and Cultural Committee. Committees to which graduate students are elected.

Lectures and Seminars
21 - 21
Feb Feb
Visiting Scholars and Research Members of Common Room research presentations
Wednesday 21 February -
4:30pm to 7:00pm

Four of the College’s current or former Visiting Scholars and Research Members of Common Room will give presentations of their research in the Haldane Room on Wednesday 21 February 2018, 4.30-7.00, in 30 minute sessions to include 5-10 minutes for discussion. There will be drinks 5.30-5.45, after the first and second talks, and 6.45-7.00, after the third and fourth talks.