Daphne Jackson Fellowship Opportunity at the University of Nottingham

Closing Date
Tuesday, 31st October 2017
Daphne Jackson Fellowship - University of Nottingham

Applications are invited for a two year Daphne Jackson Fellowship that will be hosted by the University of Nottingham.  The fellowship is intended for individuals returning to research in any STEM subjectwithin the following Faculties:

·         Faculty of Engineering

·         Faculty of Science

·         Faculty of Medicine and Health Science*

* Please note Fellowships are only offered in non-clinical areas of research

The University of Nottingham willhost and half sponsor the fellowship. The remaining funding will be secured by the Daphne Jackson Trust from an additional sponsor.

The University is committed to the advancement and promotion of the careers of women in STEM, holding an Athena Swan Silver Award for the whole of the University.  Our aim is to embed equal opportunity across all disciplines at the University and adhere to the principles set out in the Athena Swan Charter.

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.

The Fellowshipsconsist 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 Trust and fellowship scheme, please visit  For further information before submitting an application please contact the Daphne Jackson Trust office on 01483 689166

or via email at

For further information specifically about this sponsored fellowship opportunity at the University of Nottingham, please contact Kate Miller, Research Strategy Officer on 0115 84 66418 (

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:  Submitting your personal statement and CV

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

Please email your submission to the Daphne Jackson Trust office at clearly,

University of Nottingham Sponsored Fellowship Application. 

Closing date for applications is Tuesday 31st October 2017

Following shortlisting by the Daphne Jackson Trust the University of Nottingham will undertake an internal selection process to identify the preferred candidates.