Herchel Smith Postdoctoral Research Fellowships (three posts), School of Physical Sciences. Ref: AK02310

Salary: £28,132 to £36,661

Funding is available for a maximum period of three years.

The Managers of the Herchel Smith Postdoctoral Research Fellowships Fund invite applications within the general fields of:

  • Chemistry (organic and/or biochemistry)
  • Condensed Matter Physics or Materials Science

All Fellowships are to be held from 1 October 2014 or otherwise by negotiation. Fellowships are available for between two and three years and provide an opportunity for independent research, although the holders will usually work in close collaboration with established research groups in one of the Departments in the School, see www.physsci.cam.ac.uk.

In accordance with Dr Smith's Will, candidature is limited to candidates who have obtained their Ph.D. degree, or equivalent, within the last three years at any university but normally excluding Cambridge and Harvard.

The stipend will be on the University's Postdoctoral Research Associate scale, currently between £28,132 to £36,661 per annum, with a research allowance of £15,000 in the first year and (currently) £11,000 p.a. thereafter.

An application pack and further details can be found at the links below, or from the Secretary to the Fund Managers, email duncan.mccallum@admin.cam.ac.uk.

For discipline-related queries, please contact:

Terms and conditions of the Scheme PDF icon Application guidelines PDF icon Referee form Word icon Permission form Word icon

Download the CHRIS 6 application form

Closing date for applications: 10 January 2014