Next month, The Royal Society’s University Research Fellowship call for 2014 awards will open. These awards are extremely prestigious and offer 5 years of independent funding, with an option to apply for an extension to 8 years.
Approximately 35 fellowships are available each year and in the last round, the Department was successful in securing 2 awards.
If you are interested in applying please first check that you meet the eligibility criteria and then email me with your expression of interest:
The applicant must:
- have a PhD (note we will not consider applicants who have just submitted their PhD)
- be in the early stages of their research career (between 3 to 8 years of research experience since their PhD) by the closing date of the round
- not hold a permanent post in a university or not-for-profit organization in the European Economic Area (EEA)
- be a citizen of the EEA or a be a Swiss citizen (or have a relevant connection to the EEA or Switzerland)
The deadline for this call is in September so if you are eligible and interested, it is wise to start planning now!
I hope to hear from you.