Support available for outstanding researchers

The School invites expressions of interest from potential applicants for the STFC Ernest Rutherford Fellowships and the Royal Society University Research Fellowships. Both schemes provide five years' funding for outstanding researchers.

STFC Ernest Rutherford Fellowship

Applicants to the STFC Ernest Rutherford Fellowship must have a PhD and a minimum of five years' research experience from the start of the postgraduate programme leading to the award of a PhD. Holders of a permanent academic position are not eligible.

Royal Society University Research Fellowship

For the Royal Society University Research Fellowship, applicants must have between three and eight years of research experience since their PhD by the closing date of the round.

How to apply

Expressions of interest must include a draft project proposal and a CV. This should be submitted to the admin-researchandfinance [at] (Research and Finance team) by Friday, 22nd August 2014.

Candidates submitting after this date cannot be considered.