UNIVERSITY OF BRISTOL

EPSRC Doctoral Prize Fellowships 2019

Location
Bristol , City of Bristol (GB)
Salary
£33,199 per annum plus £10,000 project costs
Posted
05 Feb 2019
End of advertisement period
01 Apr 2019
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

EPSRC Doctoral Prize Fellowships 2019

Job number   ACAD103791
Division/School     Academic Faculties
Contract type     Fixed term contract staff
Working pattern    Full time
Salary     £33,199 per annum plus £10,000 project costs
Closing date for applications     01-Apr-2019 

Are you a recently-graduated or soon-to-graduate PhD student? Have you received EPSRC funding for all or part of your PhD support? Are you enthusiastic to take the first steps to an independent research career?

The University of Bristol invites applications from outstanding PhD researchers for the University of Bristol EPSRC Doctoral Prize Fellowships, which are available to both internal and external candidates.  Applicants must have submitted their PhD thesis by the application deadline, and must have been a recipient of EPSRC PhD studentship support (a stipend and/or fee award) during their PhD.

The EPSRC Doctoral Prize is a prestigious scheme for the very best EPSRC-funded PhD graduates, offering an exciting and supportive environment to launch a research career at the University of Bristol.  University of Bristol Doctoral Prize Research Fellows will propose their own bespoke programme to conduct innovative, ground-breaking research at the frontiers of Science and Engineering.  Additional benefits of this opportunity include:

  • Work within world-class research groups at the University of Bristol
  • Accelerate a successful career in independent research
  • Develop research leadership potential
  • Create a platform for a permanent academic post or a further prestigious externally-funded fellowship.

Please see the attached documents to find out more.

Applications are invited across the full range of topics in Engineering and Science defined by the remit of the EPSRC. This can be found at: https://www.epsrc.ac.uk/research/ourportfolio/themes/

HOW TO APPLY: 

Candidates must apply online. Please complete and attach the following documents:

  • University of Bristol EPSRC Doctoral Prize Application Form (Includes a Project proposal)
  • Your up-to-date CV (the CV should be appended to your Application Form to constitute one document)
  • A completed and signed “Letter of Support from Head of School” Form. Please coordinate with your Project Sponsor

For general enquiries about the Bristol Doctoral Prize scheme, please contact the Bristol Doctoral College: doctoral-prize@bristol.ac.uk 

Closing Date for applications is Monday 1st April 2019.  

Interviews are expected to take place on Tuesday 7th May 2019.  

We appreciate and value difference, seeking to attract, develop and retain a diverse mix of talented people that will contribute to the overall success of Bristol and help maintain our position as one of the world’s leading universities.