Society of Chemical Industry (SCI)

About this Fellowship

Applications are invited for Daphne Jackson Fellowship that will be half sponsored by SCI. The Fellowship is intended for individuals returning to an area of research, within the remit area of SCI, following a career break of two or more years. The Fellowship can be held in any UK academic institution. The remaining funding will be secured by the Daphne Jackson Trust from an additional sponsor. 

About SCI

SCI was established in 1881 by a group of scientists, inventors and entrepreneurs to support the commercialisation of chemistry and related science into industry for the benefit of society. The Society is an innovation hub, supporting an international community working at the interface of where science meets business. Applications should be in applied (translational) research areas, based around any of SCI’s key strategic themes: Energy, Sustainability and the Environment, AgriFood, Health and Wellbeing and Materials 

The Daphne Jackson Trust

The Daphne Jackson Trust is dedicated to returning researchers to their careers following a break taken for family, caring or health reasons.  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 Fellowships 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 Trust and Fellowship scheme, please visit www.daphnejackson.orgMore details about SCI can be found via www.soci.org 

For further information before submitting an application please contact the Daphne Jackson Trust 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 on the Daphne Jackson Trust website: Apply here 

Please outline your area of research interest and give details of the University and 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, SCI Sponsored Fellowship Application.  

Closing date for applications is Monday 28th September 2020 

Following shortlisting by the Daphne Jackson Trust, SCI will undertake an internal selection process to identify the preferred candidate. 

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