Bowring Research Fellowship

St Catharine's College
Trumpington Street, Cambridge, CB2 1RL

The Governing Body of St Catharine’s College invites applications for election to the Bowring Research Fellowship, tenable from 1 October 2018 for three years. The Fellowship is open to graduates of any university who (i) are members of the College, or (ii) not being members of the College, are engaged in research in the Sciences.

The Bowring Research Fellowship is for research in “chemical engineering, computer science, electrical and information sciences, engineering, mathematics, medical and veterinary sciences, and natural sciences”. “Natural Sciences” includes biological and physical sciences.  Applications are particularly encouraged from graduates “of any nationality born in a country whose capital lies between longitude 70 and 180 degrees east”, such as Hong Kong, Taiwan, Thailand, China, India, Japan, and Korea.

For more information, please download the Further Particulars. Any enquiries should be addressed to the Master’s Executive Assistant (

To apply, please click the following link closing date for applications and references is Friday, 15 December 2017. 

Fellowships are intended to support those at an early stage in their academic careers, and will normally be awarded to those who have recently completed their PhD research, or are close to completion. Candidates should not ordinarily have had more than one year of post-doctoral experience, nor have already held a Research Fellowship elsewhere.

Please see the Further Particulars