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“The value you get out of being a Research Member of Common Room depends on what you put in. Be active, be friendly, and be part of the Kellogg community”

Kellogg College is the University’s most international graduate college and has a unique mix of students. It is the University’s leading college for students reading for degrees on a part-time basis, and has a strong and vibrant body of full-time students.

This is an opportunity to become part of the Kellogg community as a Research Member of Common Room. This opportunity is available for postdoctoral researchers (and those of more senior status) who are employed by the University, but do not have a college attachment. Some Research Members of Common Room have gone on to become Junior Research Fellows at Kellogg.

Successful applicants will be those intending to make an active contribution to the academic and social life and development of the College. In particular, Research Members of Common Room will be expected to act as College Adviser to support and guide Kellogg students during their studies. Training for this role will be provided and all will be required to attend.

“College is friendly and the role of an adviser can be enjoyable and rewarding”

Research Membership of Common Room brings with it the opportunity to use College facilities, to enjoy subsidised College lunches and dinners, and to participate in a diverse and growing range of college seminars and social events. Availability of college facilities including meal provision is subject to Covid-19 restrictions.

Full details of the Kellogg College fellowship and Centres are available on our website on the Our People and Centres pages.

Application is by curriculum vitae, with a covering email explaining why you would like to be considered for Research Membership of Common Room at Kellogg College and how you would contribute to the Kellogg community. You should be currently employed in a research capacity within the collegiate University and ask a senior colleague to provide a short reference. Membership is renewable annually, coterminous with holding a (paid) research post in the University.

The application deadline for 2020-21 is noon of Friday 9th Week (25 June 2021). Please email your application by the deadline to the Academic Administrator, Sarah O’Brien,

Please ask your referee to email their reference to the Academic Administrator, Sarah O’Brien, also by noon on Friday of 9th Week (25 June 2021).

An introduction to Kellogg College and the role of College Advisor will be provided for successful applicants at 12pm (noon) on Wednesday 4 August 2020.

If you are successful your membership is subject to the provision of original documentation to establish your right to work and remain in the UK, which the collegiate University requires in order to comply with its duties under the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.