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Applications are invited for the following advertised sponsored Fellowships.

Please read ‘Are you eligible to apply for a Fellowship’ and ‘Application process’ before submitting your application.

Alternatively, if you meet our eligibility criteria and have a potential host institution and/or research area in mind, you can apply for a Fellowship at any time.

Please contact us if you would like to discuss any of the Fellowships currently advertised.

Fellowships

Fellowship Opportunity Closing date for applications Remit of research How to apply
Durham University Monday 29th July 2019 Any STEM subject within the Departments of Biosciences, Chemistry, Computer Science, Earth Sciences, Engineering, Mathematical Sciences, Physics, & Psychology Please click hereLink Image
Medical Research Scotland Monday 16th September 2019 At any Scottish University or recognised Research Institution, in medical research that addresses a question relevant to human health or disease – the causation, prevention, diagnosis or treatment of illness or the development of medical or surgical appliances Please click hereLink Image
British Heart Foundation Monday 23rd September 2019 To be held at any UK university or research institute. The Fellowships are intended for individuals who want to return to an area of cardiovascular research research into the causes, prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease. Please click hereLink Image

Fellowships

Closing date for applications - 29 Jul 2019

Durham University

About these Fellowships

Applications are invited for two 0.5 FTE Daphne Jackson Fellowships that will be hosted and fully sponsored by Durham University.  The Fellowships are intended for individuals who want to return to research in any STEM area within the following departments in the Faculty of Science:


The Daphne Jackson Trust is dedicated to returning scientists, technologists, engineers and mathematicians (STEM) to their careers following a break taken for family, caring or health reasons.

Daphne Jackson Fellowships are unique – they offer STEM professionals wishing to return to a research career after a break of two or more years, the opportunity to balance an individually tailored retraining programme with a challenging research project in a suitably supportive environment.

Fellowships are part-time over two years and consist of a challenging research project and at least 100 hours retraining per year. The unparalleled support offered by the Trust’s Fellowship Advisors and administrative staff, coupled with mentoring and retraining provided during the Fellowship, give returners the confidence and skills they need to successfully return to research.

For further details about the application process, Trust and fellowship scheme, please visit www.daphnejackson.org For further information before submitting an application please contact the Daphne Jackson Trust office on 01483 689166 or via email at djmft@surrey.ac.uk.

For further information specifically about the sponsored fellowship opportunities at Durham University, please contact Professor Stefan Przyborski, Deputy Head of Faculty (Research) within the Faculty of Science on stefan.przyborski@durham.ac.uk or 0191 3343988.

A printable information sheet can be downloaded here:

Daphne Jackson Fellowships at Durham University

 


How to apply

To be considered for this opportunity, please complete the CV, personal statement and personal details information forms that can be found on the Daphne Jackson Trust website:

Submitting your application forms

Please outline your area of research interest and give the department within which you would like to work, including the name and contact details of a potential supervisor in that department.

Email your submission to the Daphne Jackson Trust office at djmft@surrey.ac.uk stating clearly Durham University Sponsored Fellowship Application.

Closing date for applications is midday Monday 29th July 2019

Following eligibility and suitability checks by the Daphne Jackson Trust, Durham University will undertake an internal selection process to identify the preferred candidates to progress into the Daphne Jackson application process.

Please see the Durham University jobsite for further information and a full job description:

https://recruitment.durham.ac.uk/pls/corehrrecruit/erq_jobspec_details_form.jobspec?p_id=018566

 

Closing date for applications - 16 Sep 2019

Medical Research Scotland

About these Fellowships

Applications are now invited for up to three MEDICAL RESEARCH SCOTLAND SPONSORED DAPHNE JACKSON FELLOWSHIPS in subjects related to medical research and to be held at any Scottish University or recognised Research Institution.

Medical Research Scotland sponsored Daphne Jackson Fellowships are intended for those wishing to return to an area of medical research after a career break of two years or more.

There is no requirement or restriction on the subject or nature of the research, provided it addresses a question relevant to human health or disease – the causation, prevention, diagnosis or treatment of illness or the development of medical or surgical appliances, including hearing aids.

Medical Research Scotland sponsored Daphne Jackson Fellowships are available for up to three years, half time and involve a challenging research project and an individually tailored retraining programme.

To be eligible for a Medical Research Scotland sponsored Daphne Jackson Fellowship, you must at least meet the following criteria:

  • A good first degree in science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) and /or PhD qualification
  • At least three years in research prior to career break
  • A career break of at least two years’ duration taken for family, caring or health reasons
  • Resident in the UK with the right to remain in the UK indefinitely
  • Good command of English (spoken and written)

A printable information sheet can be downloaded here:


 

About Medical Research Scotland

Medical Research Scotland seeks to encourage and develop those wanting to build careers in medical research in Scotland and supports research into any disease or condition. See: www.medicalresearchscotland.org.uk [Medical Research Scotland is the operational name of SHERT (the Scottish Hospital Endowments Research Trust) Scottish Charity No. SC014959]


How to apply

To be considered for this opportunity, please complete the CV, personal details and personal statement forms that can be found on the Daphne Jackson Trust website:  Apply here

Please outline your area of research interest and, if you have identified a department within which you would like to work, include the name and contact details of a potential supervisor in that department.

Please outline your area of research interest and, if you have identified a department within which you would like to work, include the name and contact details of a potential supervisor in that department.

Please email your submission to the Daphne Jackson Trust office at djmft@surrey.ac.uk stating clearly, Medical Research Scotland Sponsored Fellowship Application. For informal enquiries please phone the Trust office on 01483 689166 or email djmft@surrey.ac.uk

Closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Monday 16th September 2019

 

Closing date for applications - 23 Sep 2019

British Heart Foundation

About these Fellowships

Applications are invited for up to two British Heart Foundation Daphne Jackson Fellowships to be held at any UK university or research institute. The Fellowships are intended for individuals who want to return to an area of cardiovascular research after a career break of two years or more. Applicants should have a PhD and preferably postdoctoral experience.

The Fellowships will be part-time for a fixed term of three years.


About British Heart Foundation

The British Heart Foundation (BHF) is the largest independent funder of cardiovascular research in the UK, supporting research into the causes, prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease. The BHF’s vision is a world where people don’t die prematurely from cardiovascular disease. To achieve this vision, the BHF is committed to providing flexible personal awards that retain talented scientists in academia and that allow cardiovascular researchers to return to the laboratory after a career break.

Please see the Information for Researchers section of the BHF website to find out more about the research supported by the BHF or contact research@bhf.org.uk if you have a query about the remit of your project.


Daphne Jackson Fellowships

The Daphne Jackson Trust is dedicated to returning scientists, technologists, engineers and mathematicians (STEM) to their careers following a break taken for family, caring or health reasons.

Daphne Jackson Fellowships are unique – they offer STEM professionals wishing to return to a research career after a break of two or more years, the opportunity to balance an individually tailored retraining programme with a challenging research project in a suitably supportive environment.

Fellowships are part-time over two years and consist of a challenging research project and at least 100 hours retraining per year. The unparalleled support offered by the Trust’s Fellowship Advisors and administrative staff, coupled with mentoring and retraining provided during the Fellowship, give returners the confidence and skills they need to successfully return to research.

For further details about the application process, Trust and fellowship scheme, please visit www.daphnejackson.org For further information before submitting an application please contact the Daphne Jackson Trust office on 01483 689166 or via email at djmft@surrey.ac.uk

A printable information sheet can be downloaded here:


 

How to apply

To be considered for this opportunity, please complete the CV, personal details and personal statement forms that can be found on the Daphne Jackson Trust website:  Apply here

Please outline your area of research interest and, if you have identified a department within which you would like to work, include the name and contact details of a potential supervisor in that department.

Email your submission to the Daphne Jackson Trust office at djmft@surrey.ac.uk stating clearly, British Heart Foundation Daphne Jackson Fellowship Application.

Closing date for applications is Monday 23rd September 2019