Research Associateships

The application deadline for this year has now passed and the details below are for information purposes only. Details for applications for 2020 will be available here from August 2019.

Peterhouse runs an open competition each year to appoint up to 4 Research Associate posts.  The appointees must hold a postdoctoral full-time employment contract in a University or University related Department and have no existing or previous affiliation to another Cambridge College. Petreans in a similar situation are also asked to send their CV to the Master with a covering letter if they wish to be considered for Honorary Research Associate status.

The appointment is for 2 years from January 2019 with a possible extension of 1 year (but always coterminous with a substantive University appointment).

No stipend is paid to an RA and no residential accommodation is provided. However any teaching for College would be remunerated at the appropriate supervising rate.

RAs become Members of the College, have Category IV dining privileges (1 free dinner per week except on Mondays or 1 free lunch per week), have use of the Parlours when dining, and have use of other College facilities (e.g. library, sports facilities).

Applications for 2019 are now invited.  Applicants should complete the form below and provide a short personal statement (max 500 words) explaining why they wish to become a Research Associate and how they might contribute to College life (including possible teaching). The form should be accompanied by a full CV.  

Forms and CVs should be sent to by Friday 12 October 2018.

Research Associateship Application Form