British Academy Post-Doctoral Fellowship

British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowships

Oxford School of Global and Area Studies welcomes applications from suitably qualified applicants for the British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship scheme.  The scheme is designed to 'offer opportunities for outstanding early career researchers to strengthen their experience of research and teaching in a university environment which will develop their curriculum vitae and improve their prospects of obtaining permanent lecturing posts by the end of the Fellowship. The primary emphasis is on completion of a significant piece of publishable research.'  The British Academy website provides detailed information about the scheme:

Requests for further information are welcome.  Please contact our Research Officer, Francesca Tucci, at

Call for Applicants for 2019-20 Competition

The scheme has not opened yet for the 2019-20 competition.  Please check back here through the first half of 2019 for updated details.

Past Calls

The School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies welcomes applications from suitably qualified applicants for this year’s British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship scheme, for awards to be taken up in September or October 2019.

Applicants interested to hold fellowships in the School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies are asked to follow the steps listed below:

  1. Check the eligibility criteria and ensure you meet them;
  2. Identify and approach a potential mentor in the School. Please, ask your potential mentor in the School to write a reference for the SIAS Research Committee. It should be submitted to by September 1st, 2018;
  3. Submit your expression of interest using this form to, indicating your name and 'BA Expression of Interest' in the subject line, by midnight (GMT) on 31th August 2018.

The selected proposal for SIAS support will be invited to submit a draft of the complete outline proposal by 24th September, 2018.

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