Position: Visiting Research Fellowship 2018-19 (Cambridge)

The Centre of African Studies invites applications for a Visiting Research Fellowship from candidates in all disciplines in the humanities and social sciences. The aim of the Fellowship is to enable the fellow to focus on a period of research and writing in Cambridge.

Preference will be given to early- to mid-career candidates with a distinguished research profile. They are expected to be permanent residents in Africa. The appointment will take place from 1 October 2018 – 31 March 2019 and is non-renewable. The award is worth up to £17,000; out of which travel, college accommodation, maintenance costs and medical insurance will be paid by the Centre on behalf of the fellow.

The closing date for applications is 15 January 2018

An application package may be downloaded here, or contact the Centre by emailing:

Further information: Research Fellowship (link)

This programme is generously supported by the A. G. Leventis Foundation


University of Basel
Centre for African Studies
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