Applications invited for UKRI Future Leader Fellowships and Stephen Hawking Fellowships

The School welcomes applications from both external and internal scientists interested in applying for personal fellowships. In particular we have internal deadlines in October 2020 for UKRI Future Leader Fellowships and Stephen Hawking Fellowships.

We are keen to attract outstanding researchers from Edinburgh and across the world to join us as Postdoctoral Fellows.  We offer a high quality research environment and support for you in your fellowship application process. 

Fellowship opportunities

The School operates an internal review process for a number of following fellowship opportunities. 

This autumn's internal deadlines are:   

  • Stephen Hawking Fellowship round 2:  4pm Monday 5th October 2020
  • UKRI Future Leader Fellowships round 6:  4pm Monday 19th October 2020

We also welcome applicants for other fellowships, including ESPRC Early Career Fellowships and Dorothy Hodgkin Fellowships.

Application information

Candidates are expected to have a PhD in Physics, Astronomy or a related discipline, and in most cases a few years research experience, as well as the ability to present clear evidence of their potential to undertake leading research.

The School of Physics and Astronomy is committed to advancing equality and diversity, welcoming applications from everyone irrespective of gender, ethnic group or nationality. We particularly encourage applications from female and/or BAME candidates.

How to apply

Candidates must submit the information outlined in the link below.