College Research Associate Annual Competition 2023 open for applications

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The Wolfson College Annual College Research Associate (CRA) competition is now open for applications – offering up to 10 University of Cambridge postdoctoral researchers the opportunity to join the College's community of world-class researchers.

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Whether it be practical solutions or visionary ideals, Wolfson is committed to supporting new research and finding innovative solutions to global problems – and that means bringing world-class researchers to join our community.  We invite current postdoctoral researchers within the University of Cambridge to apply to become a Wolfson College Research Associate.

At Wolfson, our College Research Associates (CRAs) join a community of scholars and academics whose commitment to innovative research and active engagement with 21st-century issues is the foundation of our lively research culture and ensures that our current students - the next generation of researchers - receive outstanding mentoring and guidance.

Who can apply?   

Up to 10 positions as College Research Associates (CRAs) are available to those actively engaged in research within the University of Cambridge and its associated institutions.

The College is looking for outstanding and creative researchers in any discipline, particularly those who can contribute to the Wolfson College Interdisciplinary Research Hubs, through which College members come together to explore and address some of the most urgent issues confronting the world today.

Key dates

The CRA competition is open for applications now, for appointments to commence from either 1 April 2023 or 1 October 2023.  Appointments are for a period of up to three years, or coterminous with any research post held, whichever is the shorter period, and are non-renewable.

The closing date for applications is 12 pm (noon), on Monday 6 March 2023.

How to apply

To apply, please download the three documents below.  After reviewing the Further Particulars, please complete the Application Form and request a Reference using the forms below. 

Amendment: please note, this competition is now closed.