Research Associate in the field of interfaith relations (Fixed Term)

University of Cambridge

United Kingdom

February 28, 2022


Research Associate in the field of interfaith relations (Fixed Term)

The Faculty of Divinity invites applications for a new fixed-term appointment as Research Associate in the field of interfaith relations for one year from 1 April 2022 or as soon as possible thereafter. Candidates, whose research specialism may be in the field of Anthropology of Religion/Religion/Theology, should have a doctorate in the field.

The successful candidate will be a Research Associate to Professor Esra Ozyurek, Academic Director of the Cambridge Inter-faith Programme. The role holder will be responsible for helping to prepare an ERC advanced grant application, estimated to be submitted at the end of April 2023 and potentially other grant applications. The successful candidate will also have time to develop and pursue their own research.

In order for your application to be considered, please upload the following documents:

  • Curriculum Vitae (CV) including a full list of research publications
  • covering letter
  • an appropriately-redacted copy of a grant application with which you have been involved, accompanied by a 300-word commentary explaining your involvement and what you see as key factors
  • if available one recent published research article
  • The closing date is midnight (GMT) on Monday 28 February 2022. Candidates should ask their referees to submit their references to faculty- by this date. It is expected that interviews will take place in March 2022, subject to change.

    Informal enquiries may be made to Professor Esra Özyürek, Academic Director of the Cambridge Inter-Faith Programme . For questions on the application process or procedure, please contact the Schools HR Team on

    The funds for this post are available for 12 months in the first instance.

    Click the 'Apply' button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

    Please quote reference GF29831 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

    The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

    The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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    Faculty of Divinity, Cambridge








    25 January 2022

    Closing date

    28 February 2022