The University of Nottingham is currently accepting applications for the Nottingham Research Fellowships. Scholars from all nations are welcome to apply. The successful fellows are expected to do a-three year research in any discipline in the United Kingdom. A range of interesting benefits will be given to the winning applicants for the entire duration of the program. The application deadline is 26 October 2015.
The Nottingham Research Fellowships Scheme targets outstanding early career researchers in most academic disciplines at the University. The Fellowships are open to early career researchers and provide a recognised first step into an independent research career. Fellowships will normally commence in 8 January 2016, but there is individual flexibility around this date.
Each of the successful candidates may expect to receive the benefit as follow:
- Three years’ independent funding, normally starting October 2016, to conduct research while based at the University of Nottingham.
- Competitive salary between £28,695 and £45,954 (Level 4 or 5 R&T) dependent on experience.
- The linking of the Fellowship to an indefinite academic post, subject to performance against a high-quality threshold and the continued right to work in the UK.
- The opportunity to apply for additional funding for research expenses up to £25,000 per annum.
- Additional childcare costs of up to £5,000 per annum where appropriate.
- Relocation expenses of up to £1500.
- The opportunity to spend periods of time at University of Nottingham campuses in Malaysia and China.
- Participation in a mentoring scheme and career development program.
Level and Area of Studies
Research program in any field of studies.
Place of Study
At Nottingham University, UK
Eligibility and Criteria
The primary requirements of this Nottingham Research Fellowship as follow:
- Candidates should have no more than 8 years of post-doctoral experience following the award of their PhD. Career breaks such as maternity leave, EU national service, and Voluntary Service Overseas can be discounted, but teaching experience and/or time spent in industry since the award of a PhD should amount to no more than 96 months. Candidates must demonstrate experience sufficient to confirm their ability to complete the proposed program of work. The University of Nottingham will act as sponsor for any candidate who does not have the right to work in the UK.
- Part-time appointments will be considered on a pro-rata basis. Individuals who have been promised or already have a permanent position are considered to have achieved the aims of the scheme already and will not be eligible.
There is no nationality restriction.
The detail instruction can be seen at the website and application link below.
26 October 2015.