Daphne Jackson Fellowship

Durham (County) (GB)
29 Mar 2017
End of advertisement period
12 May 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Daphne Jackson Fellowship
Durham University
Science Faculty Office
Grade 7 (£32,004 - £38,183 pro rata for part time) 

Daphne Jackson Fellowship, hosted and sponsored by Durham University

Applications are invited for two 0.5 FTE Daphne Jackson Fellowships that will be hosted and sponsored by Durham University. The salary will be set at Grade 7, £32,004 - £38,183 per annum (pro rata for part-time). The fellowships are intended for individuals who want to return to research in the areas within the Faculty of Science. To ensure that the fellowships benefit a number of individuals returning to research, it is intended that they be limited to 2 years for each successful candidate and thereafter a new cohort would be recruited.

Daphne Jackson Fellowships

The Daphne Jackson Trust is dedicated to returning scientists, engineers, technologists and mathematicians to their careers following a break taken for family, caring or health reasons.

Daphne Jackson Fellowships are unique - They offer STEM professionals wishing to return to a research career after a break of two or more years, the opportunity to balance an individually tailored retraining programme with a challenging research project in a suitably supportive environment.

Fellowships are part-time over two years and consist of a challenging research project and at least 100 hours retraining per year. The unparalleled support offered by the Trust's Fellowship Advisors and administrative staff, coupled with mentoring and retraining provided during the Fellowship, give returners the confidence and skills they need to successfully return to research.

For further details about the application process, Trust and fellowship scheme, please visit www.daphnejackson.org. For further information before submitting an application please contact the Daphne Jackson Trust office on 01483 689166 or via email at djmft@surrey.ac.uk.

For further information specifically about the sponsored fellowship opportunities at Durham University, please contact Professor Stefan Przyborski, Deputy Head of Faculty (Research) within the Faculty of Science on stefan.przyborski@durham.ac.uk or 0191 3343988.

How to apply

To be considered for this opportunity, please complete the CV and personal details information forms that can be found on the Daphne Jackson Trust website: www.daphnejackson.org
Submitting your personal statement and CV

Please outline your area of research interest and give the department within which you would like to work, including the name and contact details of a potential supervisor in that department.

Email your submission to the Daphne Jackson Trust office at djmft@surrey.ac.uk stating clearly Durham University Sponsored Fellowship Application.

Please do not submit your application via this portal.
Closes midday on :  12-May-2017

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