Academic Job: Mellon Fellow (University College London)

Deadline for Applications: February 05, 2017

UCL Mellon Fellow – University College London
UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies

Location: London
Salary: £34,056 to £41,163 per annum (UCL Grade 7), inclusive of London Allowance
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Contract / Temporary
Placed on: 20th December 2016
Closes: 5th February 2017
Job Ref: 1621672

The currently advertised post-doctoral Mellon research fellowship, focused on ‘Critical Area Studies and the Production of Knowledge’, is funded for one year and is embedded within a six-year themed research programme established at UCL in 2012, entitled New Horizons in Russia and Eastern Europe: A New Vision through Language-Based Area Studies. This one-year strand will focus specifically on the production of knowledge with respect to academic practices in Area Studies.

Mellon Fellows will be expected to teach up to 5 hours per week. It is expected that Fellows will be keen to disseminate their work widely by organising (interdisciplinary) public events related to her/his main research theme, such as: seminars, study days, exhibitions, conferences, performances. It is also expected that individual publications will come from each Fellowship.

Applicants will hold a PhD or will hold such by September 2017, in a discipline related to the Fellowship and relevant to the UCL context, and ideally will have acquired some teaching experience related to their research interests. Their research proposal should relate to the terms of the Fellowship. The applicant should also possess fluency in both spoken and written English and will be able to work full-time for UCL.

To access further details about the position and how to apply please click on the ‘Apply Now’ button below.

Enquiries concerning the requirements of the post may be directed to Professor Wendy Bracewell ( Queries regarding the application procedure should be addressed to Esther Williams (

Latest time for the submission of applications: 23:59.

Interview Date: To be confirmed.

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