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School of Chemistry at The University of Edinburgh

About this Fellowship

Applications are invited for a three year part-time (0.5 FTE) Daphne Jackson Fellowship that will be held in the School of Chemistry at The University of Edinburgh.

The Fellowship is intended for an individual returning to research in Chemistry. The School of Chemistry will consider applications for research topics that fall broadly within the remit of one our five research themes. More details are available at http://www.chem.ed.ac.uk/research

The School of Chemistry will host and half sponsor this three year Fellowship. The remaining funding will be secured by the Daphne Jackson Trust from an additional sponsor.


Daphne Jackson Fellowships

The Daphne Jackson Trust is dedicated to returning researchers to their careers following a break of two years or more taken for a family, caring or health reason.

Daphne Jackson Fellowships are unique. They offer 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.

The Fellowship consists 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 Trust and Fellowship scheme, please visit www.daphnejackson.org

For more information before submitting an application please contact the Daphne Jackson Trust via email at djmft@surrey.ac.uk.

For information specifically about this sponsored Fellowship opportunity in the School of Chemistry at The University of Edinburgh, please contact Dr Julien Michel, Senior Lecturer in Chemistry julien.michel@ed.ac.uk.

A printable information sheet can be downloaded here.

Salary details and further information can be found on the University of Edinburgh jobsite link below

Daphne Jackson Fellow – University of Edinburgh Jobs Careers (oraclecloud.com)


How to apply

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

Please outline your area of research interest and include the name and contact details of a potential supervisor in the School of Chemistry at The University of Edinburgh.

Please email your submission to the Daphne Jackson Trust office at djmft@surrey.ac.uk stating clearly, School of Chemistry at the University of Edinburgh Sponsored Fellowship Application.

The closing date for applications is Monday 14th February 2022. 

Following shortlisting by the Daphne Jackson Trust the School of Chemistry at The University of Edinburgh  will undertake an internal selection process to identify the preferred candidate.

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