Due Date: October 14, 2019

Applications for the TORCH International South Going To Professorship 2020-2021 are now open. The TORCH ‘International South’ Going To Professorships is a flagship plan to support Going to Professors from the Global South for a minimum of one term in the scholastic year in Oxford.

TORCH developed the ‘International South Going to Professorship’ plan in 2015, with the objective to support Going to Professorships and Fellowships for academics from nations in the Global South (consisting of, however not restricted to, India, Pakistan, Brazil, Malaysia, Philippines, Mauritius, Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, Tanzania, and throughout Southern Africa and the Caribbean).

The TORCH International South Going to Fellowships are essential in the work of offering good example and embedding expectations on variety and inclusivity in the larger University. The plan constructs on and enhances existing links in between Oxford (consisting of TORCH), Mellon, and Universities in the nations called above.

The scholars from the Global South are hosted in Oxford for a minimum of a term to perform their research study, in addition to contribute, where possible, to the mentor environment through open and public occasions, and take part in the scholastic life of the College and larger University. Oxford scientists and trainees are then able to gain from them and develop connections with the going to Professors and their research study locations.


  • TORCH offer lodging, food and Senior Typical Space subscription through All Souls College, and a modest bursary to cover travel and expenditures. TORCH likewise assigns their University Card for 1-year, so that they can continue their research study and connection to Oxford.


  • Proposed TORCH ‘International South’ Going To Professors needs to be holders of university or associated posts in their Nation, and active in Liberal arts research study locations;-LRB- **************).
  • Going To Professorships are not generally used to prospects with doctorates granted in the last 7 years;-LRB- **************).
  • This chance is not readily available to people holding posts in Oxford or who are currently resident in or near Oxford.


  • Applications are through the IRAMS system and the ‘Case for Assistance’ type
  • TORCH International South Going to Professors are advance by an Oxford liberal arts scholastic, and are picked from the collected field by the TORCH Management Committee
  • In the application, the Oxford Liberal arts scholastic ought to describe why they have actually picked the scientist and how their research study and practice would add to the trainees and scientists in Oxford, in addition to how the research study and trainee neighborhood can gain from the Global South Teacher, and establish longer term collaborations
  • The application ought to consist of the proposed Global South Teacher’s CV, and research study declaration (‘ Case for Assistance’ type– no greater than 1000 words) on what they prepare to do throughout their Going to Professorship.

For more details, see TORCH International South Going To Professorship

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