Crausaz Wordsworth Fellowship 2022-23

Please note that this scheme is intended for Cambridge University and College Teaching Officers only. 

Deadline: 5.00pm GMT Friday 29 October 2021.

The aim of the Fellowship is to enable scholars developing interests in philosophical study from an interdisciplinary perspective to spend additional time exploring these.

The scheme is open to Cambridge University Teaching Officers or College Teaching Officers in any field, with the exception of members of the Faculty of Philosophy. Preference will be given to those in mid-career (between five and twenty-five years since first lecturing appointment).

The Fellowship has a value of £5000, which can be used by the Department/Faculty/College concerned either to pay for replacement of the Fellow’s teaching for one term or, as appropriate, to alleviate teaching load over a longer period during the year of appointment. The Fellow will be an active member of the interdisciplinary research community at CRASSH and will be expected to attend the weekly seminar for CRASSH Fellows and give a presentation of work in progress. The holder will also be encouraged to engage in seminars at the Faculty of Philosophy and to draw benefit from discussion with colleagues there.

How to Apply
The deadline for applications is 5.00pm GMT Friday 29 October 2021.  No paper or emailed applications can be accepted. In order for your application to be considered by the Selection Committee, we must receive a completed application via the online application system, including letters of support from your two nominated referees by the deadline.

Register or log in to your application on the right hand side of the page.   Please contact us via email on fellowships@CRASSH.cam.ac.uk if you experience technical difficulties with the system or if you require further information about eligibility or provision.

The following information will be required:

  • a CV to be uploaded as a PDF file (maximum 8Mb);
  • a title and brief description of the project you propose.  Type your description directly into the box indicated, remembering to Save after each addition/amendment. The system will not allow you to exceed the 10,000 character limit.
  • a sample chapter of published work, to be uploaded as a PDF file (maximum 8Mb).
  • a letter of permission from your Head of Department to be uploaded as a PDF in the field Additional Material.  If you are a CTO we will also require a letter from your College.  These should be put on one document and uploaded as a PDF in the field Additional Material.
  • the contact details of two referees, one of whom can be external. We advise that you separately alert your nominated referees of your application and the deadline. Referees are given access to your application via an email containing a link that is triggered by your clicking the Send Email button. Once you've ticked the Send Email button, the system will contact your nominated referee, who must submit their reference via this system by the deadline. The system will indicate when your references have been submitted. (Applicants are unable to view confidential references.) You may amend your nominated referees up to the point of their submitting a confidential reference. Once your referee submits their confidential comments you will no longer be able to change their details.
  • To submit your completed application, click on the Submit button at the bottom of the page.  You can submit at any time up until the deadline, provided all fields (excluding referees' comments) have been completed.  You can log in to view and amend your application after submission.

Please note that uploaded documents MUST be PDF files, maximum file size 8Mb.  The system will not allow you to submit your application without these. 

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