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The Faraday Institute for Science and Religion

is an interdisciplinary research enterprise based at St Edmund’s College, Cambridge. In addition to academic research, the Institute engages in the public understanding of science and religion.

A post-doctoral Research Associate position has become available at the  Faraday Institute for Science and Religion.

 The post involves working with  Prof. John Wood [Imperial College, London] on a project entitled Restoring Spiritual Values to European Research. The overall object is to compare the current status of the European Research Area and its underlying values with those of the founders of the concept of European partnership, with particular reference to religious values.

The successful candidate will have independent research experience and an interest in international research policy and outcomes, and must be in agreement with the ethos and aims of The Faraday Institute.

 The salary for this three-year position will be up to £32,161 per annum,  depending on qualifications and experience, plus benefits. 

Applications quoting Position FP2/6 should include a c/v, naming three  referees, together with a covering letter summarising the relevance of the applicant’s background and experience for this position. 

Applications (preferably by e-mail) should be sent to: The Faraday  Institute Administrator,

Mrs Polly Stanton, St. Edmund’s College, 

Cambridge, CB3 0BN, UK [ <

by  Tuesday 1st November 2011. A job description may also be requested from Mrs Stanton. Interviews will be held in early November. 

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