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College Affiliations

Many postdocs value a formal attachment to one of Cambridge's Colleges.

These opportunities provide additional networking benefits to postdocs who already have a research contract with the University. Please note these are different from Junior Research Fellowships (salaried employment contracts with a College), which we do not advertise here.

Below you’ll find a list of current unsalaried opportunities that Colleges have asked us to advertise. This is not necessarily an exhaustive list and you may find others on the University’s jobs site and the Reporter.

Non-stipendiary Position

Application Deadline


Corpus Christi College

Early-Career Research Fellows

24 April Up to 3 years

Churchill College

Postdoctoral By-Fellows

26 April Up to 3 years

Gonville & Caius College 

Postdoctoral Research Associateships

7 May 2 years

Newnham College

Postdoctoral Affiliates

8 May 1 year

Research Networks

The Strategic Research Initiatives / Networks and Interdisciplinary Research Centres provide a focus for making interdisciplinary contacts across the University around large-scale research challenges.

The following Interdisciplinary Research Centres currently have their own postdoc networks and/or programmes for early career researchers: