The Leverhulme Trust is inviting applications from individuals in early stage of their career but with research experience for Early Career Fellowships 2014. The Fellowship program aims to provide career development opportunities for those who are at a relatively early stage of their academic careers, but have a proven record of research.
Early Career Fellowships are granted for three years academic research position equal to fifty percent of the fellow’s salary. The fellowship enables early career researchers to undertake a significant piece of publishable work.
Early Career Fellows will be offered an opportunity to gain some teaching experience. The subjects taught should relate to the main thrust of the Fellow’s research interests. The fellowships is for 36 months and the research funds are up to £6,000 a year.
Eligibility Criteria -
Applicants must not yet have held a full-time established academic post in a UK university or comparable UK institution.
Applications are invited from those with a doctorate who had their doctoral viva not more than five years from the deadline.
Applicants must either hold a degree from a UK higher education institution at the time of taking up the Fellowship or at the time of application hold an academic position in the UK (e.g. fixed-term lectureship, fellowship).
Applicant must accept to provide an annual interim report and a final report to the Advisory Committee if granted the fund.
Candidates must hold a doctorate or have equivalent research experience by the time they take up the Fellowship.
For more information, please visit Early Career Fellowships page.