Applications invited for Chancellor's Fellows

These prestigious awards support highly talented early career researchers from across the world to develop their careers.

The School of Physics and Astronomy invites applications in the following areas:

  • Space and Satellite Analysis: covers the area of satellite downstream services and applications are welcome from data scientists whose work is applicable to one or many academic disciplines. 
  • Digital Technologies: covers the broad areas of data collection, processing, analysis, and application.

About the Fellowships

To support the next generation of academic research and innovation, lead in data sciences and artificial intelligence, and drive the outcomes of the City Deal opportunity, the College of Science and Engineering proposes to appoint up to 10 new Chancellor’s Fellows in Data Driven Innovation (as part of a cohort of 30 across the University). These prestigious awards are aimed at early career individuals of the highest potential and attainment who have begun to establish a reputation for the highest quality research at the forefront of their discipline and who have a commitment to learning and teaching at university level.

Selection criteria

Applicants to the School of Physics and Astronomy must have a PhD in Physics or Astronomy and present clear evidence of their potential to undertake leading research in collaboration with industrial partners. Successful candidates will demonstrate scientific excellence, capacity to contribute to knowledge exchange, and a track record in obtaining external funding for such projects.

A commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching is essential for all academic posts as Chancellor's Fellows will be expected to teach and to contribute to curriculum development at undergraduate and postgraduate level.

Holders of personal Fellowships are welcomed.


Follow the links below to see the particulars of each position.

All applications should include a completed Application Form, a Curriculum Vitae, a Statement of Research Interests, and names and contact details for three referees.

Further information

About Chancellor’s Fellowships