(Jan. 2017) HAPP Fellowships at Oxford

HAPP MPhil Scholarship in the History of Science

St Cross College invites applications for a MPhil Scholarship in the History of Science from students who will begin studying at the University of Oxford in the academic year 2017-2018 for an MPhil in History of Science, Medicine and Technology. Applicants must list St Cross College as their first choice college on their Graduate Admissions application in order to be eligible to apply for this Scholarship - preference will be given to candidates with an interest in the history of physics for their MPhil dissertation topic.

Details of the Scholarship and how to apply are given here.


HAPP Visiting Fellowships at St Cross College

The Centreis able to offer one Visiting Fellowship per term, which is based at St Cross College and has a tenure of one term, to established academics/scholars coming to Oxford. Visiting Fellowships carry full membership of the College with use of all its facilities and Visiting Fellows are required to be based in Oxford for the term in which they hold the position.

When considering whether to apply, applicants are advised to assess the financial implications carefully. Each Visiting Fellowship carries no stipend or accommodation, but Visiting Fellows are entitled to free lunch daily in College as well as one Hall Dinner on Tuesdays every week in term-time. You will need to budget an amount from your own income to cover all other meals, drinks and entertainment as well as research expenses, travel and other miscellaneous expenses.

Before applying, applicants must already have a personal invitation to hold visitor status at the University of Oxford in either the Faculty of History, the Faculty of Philosophy, the Department of Physics or the Museum for the History of Science to carry out research on a topic in the history and philosophy of physics during the term in which they are applying as a HAPP Visiting Fellow.

Applicants should submit a CV, personal statement and research proposal in PDF format, and should ask their proposed Faculty or Department at Oxford to write in support of their application to the Director of HAPP by email to academic.secretary@stx.ox.ac.uk.

The Visiting Fellowship competition is a rolling programme with the following deadlines prior to each term for this academic year:

5 pm on Friday 24th March 2017

5 pm on Friday 19th May 2017