Research Fellowship in Biology and the Humanities

The University of Reading is recruiting a Research Fellow in Biology and the Humanities for four months starting from May. Here are the details of the job.

Job title : Research Fellow
Job reference : RS12015
Application closing date : 11/04/2012
Location : Whiteknights Campus
Salary : Grade 6 £27,578 to £30,122 pro-rata, per annum
Package : School of Biological Sciences, part-time 0.5 FTE, fixed term from 1 May to 31 August 2012
Job category/type : Fixed Term, Part time, Research

Job description :

We seek to appoint a highly motivated individual with a research background in either the humanities, the sciences or the social sciences and with an interest in the development of academic disciplines.     

The post-holder will occupy a focal position in the organisation and dissemination roles associated with a workshop to be held in July 2012 and entitled 'Cultivating Common Ground: Biology and the Humanities'. The project will study the reaction of biologists to humanities research and establish a long-term collaborative network.  

Informal contact detailsContact name: Nick Battey

Contact phone: +44 (0)118 378 6441

Contact email:

Alternative informal contact detailsContact name: John Holmes

Contact phone: +44 (0)118 378 7009

Contact email:


Formal contact details

We invite you to apply online for this vacancy by clicking the link at the bottom of this page.

Alternatively, if you wish to apply using a hardcopy form please email or contact Human Resources, University of Reading, Whiteknights, PO Box 217, Reading RG6 6AH or Telephone +44(0)118 378 6771 (voicemail).

Further Particulars

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