Illuminate, The Vice-Chancellor's Fellowship Scheme

Salary £39,992 - £49,149 per annum (potential to progress to £52,132 per annum through sustained exceptional contribution). An additional payment may be made to those with medical training.
Job category/type Research

Job description

We're looking for a mind that amazes

Illuminate - you see what others don't

Our Illuminate:  The Vice-Chancellor's Fellowship Scheme, is an opportunity for exceptional and ambitious early-career researchers to join Queen's to focus on achieving research excellence that aligns to our strategic vision. As a Russell Group University, Queen's has a reputation for delivering world-class research.

Successful Fellows will join a strong and talented team of researchers on a five-year scheme with a guaranteed career pathway to a Senior Lecturer or Reader post.  Fellows will benefit from membership of a dedicated Fellowship Academy, designed to provide appropriate development support in order to nurture researchers with outstanding potential, which includes a Fellows Network and a bespoke mentoring programme.

This scheme recognises the importance that we place in our people at Queen's. It is our People First promise to attract the best talent into our team and to provide a positive working environment.

In order to build upon our existing areas of world-leading research, we aim to align our Fellows with the research areas in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences; Engineering and Physical Sciences; and Medicine, Health and Life Sciences.

You will be required to demonstrate how your current research is aligned to one or more of our research areas. You will also have a relevant degree with a PhD (or equivalent), 2-8 years' post-PhD experience and a high quality publication record.

Queen's University has generous terms and conditions of employment underpinned by excellent benefits. We also provide attractive well-being, family friendly and other lifestyle benefits. The salary scale for the posts is GBP 39,992 - GBP 49,149 per annum (potential to progress to GBP 52,132 per annum through sustained exceptional contribution) and a generous 'Fellowship Enhancement Award' from GBP 20,000-GBP 50,000 and funding to recruit a full-time PhD student.

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Become part of the next generation of world-class researchers.

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