Charles Wallace India Trust Visiting Fellowship 2012-13 at CRASSH

INTRODUCTION

CRASSH offers a number of programmes to bring scholars from all over the world to Cambridge - from early career researchers to more established visiting fellows - to interact at the heart of a vibrant interdisciplinary research environment. Fellowship programmes include CRASSH Visiting Fellowships, Early Career Fellowships, Charles Wallace India Trust Visiting Fellowship and the Crausaz Wordsworth Fellowship in Philosophy. Charles Wallace India Trust Visiting Fellowship CRASSH`s Charles Wallace India Trust Visiting Fellowship is intended to support earlier-career academics from India with an emphasis on disciplinary innovation and cross-disciplinary enquiry.

COURSE AND ELIGIBILITY

Eligibility : The scheme is intended for earlier-career academics from India (defined as resident and domiciled in India, between the ages of 25 and 45 years). Applicants should have been in full-time academic employment in an Indian university or research institute of equivalent standing for at least five years and have completed a PhD.

CAREER PROSPECTS

Provision: CRASSH offers an office or work-space for each Visiting Fellow at the Centre, with full access to its facilities, and provides a congenial social environment in which visitors, staff and scholars can interact on an informal and regular basis. CRASSH will facilitate access to further university resources (libraries, museums, etc). CWIT Fellows are expected to play a full part in the activities of the Centre and to contribute to the weekly work-in-progress seminars.

PAY PACKAGE

The CWIT Fellow would be in residence at Cambridge for a period of 9-12 weeks during term time in 2012-13. Term dates for 2012-13 are available here. The CWIT Fellowship at CRASSH covers the return airfare from India (provided by the Charles Wallace Trust and organized through British Council India). CRASSH can arrange for a joint Visiting Fellowship at Wolfson College with accommodation provided by the college. Fellows will receive a grant on arrival to cover the cost of accommodation and living expenses, currently set at £1,200 per month. Deadline: 12pm Monday 31 October 2011
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