This scheme is for world-class scientists who would benefit from a period of long-term support to allow them to focus on research and collaboration based at an institution in the UK. These prestigious posts provide long-term support for internationally recognised scientists of outstanding achievement and promise.
The scheme provides salary costs, a one-off start-up grant and research expenses. Appointments are usually made for up to 10 years.
Professor Luca Cardelli, an honorary member of the Department of Computer Science, currently holds this award in tandem with Microsoft Research Cambridge. To find out more about Luca’s award, and the other successful award holders visit this link.
The closing date is 13 March 2014.
Full details of the award, eligibility criteria and process can be found at this link.