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School of Chemistry at The University of Edinburgh

About this Fellowship

Applications are invited for an open-ended 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 their 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.


About the University of Edinburgh and the School of Chemistry

“As a world-leading research-intensive University, we are here to address tomorrow’s greatest challenges. Between now and 2030 we will do that with a values-led approach to teaching, research and innovation, and through the strength of our relationships, both locally and globally”.

“The University of Edinburgh holds a Silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our commitment to advance gender equality in higher education. We are members of the Race Equality Charter and we are also Stonewall Scotland Diversity Champions, actively promoting LGBT equality”.

“The School of Chemistry at Edinburgh holds a Silver Athena SWAN award, in recognition of excellence in science, engineering and technology employment in higher education relating to supporting women in Science”.

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.

The information can also be found on the School of Chemistry link below:

Career Re-Entry Fellowships | School of Chemistry (ed.ac.uk)

If you are a researcher who has had a career break for two or more years taken for a family, caring or health reason and are looking to return to research you may be interested to read our recent blog about Former Fellow Rachel James who held her Fellowship at the University of Edinburgh.

“Having a Career Break has made me a better Researcher” – Daphne Jackson Trust

or this case study about a Chemist who has successfully returned to research .


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 at djmft@surrey.ac.uk stating clearly, School of Chemistry at the University of Edinburgh Sponsored Fellowship Application.

Please note that this Fellowship opportunity will remain open until a suitable applicant has been found.

 

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