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Research Fellowships

We welcome applications from interested individuals for personal fellowships. Numerous schemes are available, catering for a range of different circumstances. A selection of these is outlined below.

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How to Apply

Potential applicants are advised to contact a potential supervisor or research group as soon as possible.

For any external fellowships, please use the Expression of Interest form and send to the Director of Research at least a month prior to the submission deadline. For the internal, University of Nottingham sponsored fellowships, please use the form provided specifically for the scheme you are interested in and send to the Director of Research.

We will aim to review received Expressions of Interest within 2 weeks and invite successful candidates to submit a full application. The School will offer its full support to these candidates in preparing and submitting the application.

We would also welcome applicants for the ERC Starting, Consolidator and Advanced Grant schemes - if you are interested in applying for these at Nottingham, please contact the Director of Research to discuss your proposal.

Mathematical Sciences Fellowships


Any Mathematical Area 

Daphne Jackson Fellowship

Applications accepted from UK residents who have had a career break of at least 2 years.

Application period: All year.

EPSRC Fellowships

EPSRC now have a flexible scheme available to individuals of any nationality, at any career stage and with or without a permanent position. Different areas of research are highlighted each year - the currently supported areas include: statistics and applied probability, intradisciplinary (connecting different mathematical areas), interdisciplinary (connecting maths with another discipline in a new way), mathematics and computer science/ICT, regenerative medicine, quantum optics and information, carbon capture and storage and complexity science. Fellowships are normally judged in January and July, with between 6 and 8 months processing, so aim to submit by June for the January panel or by December for the July panel.

Application period: All year (see above guidelines).

Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship

Applicants must have a degree from a British University or hold a non-permanent position in the UK.

Application period: The 2015 round will open in January 2015. The closing date for applications is 5 March 2015.

Marie Curie Fellowships

Applicants are accepted from candidates at any career level from early postdoctoral to senior academic. Candidates must move country from where they are currently based.

Application deadline: The 2015 round will open in March 2015 with a deadline in September 2015.

Newton International Fellowship

Applications are accepted from (non-UK) EU and International residents. For outstanding postoctoral researchers.

Application period: January to March (for exact dates please follow the link above).

Royal Society Dorothy Hodgkin Fellowship

Applicants must either be a citizen of the European Economic Area (EEA), hold a PhD from an EEA institution or must have  recently worked in university research in the EEA;suitable for those needing flexible support due to personal or family circumstances.

Application deadline: 12 January 2015

Royal Society University Research Fellowship

Applications welcomed from European Economic Area (EEA) citizens, PhD graduates from the EEA or recent EEA university research employees; not available to those already holding a permanent position. Note those candidates in mathematical biology or medicine areas should apply instead to the Henry Dale Fellowship further down the page.

Application period: July to September (for exact dates please follow the link above).

Nottingham Research Fellowship     Anne McLaren Fellowship

University of Nottingham sponsored fellowships are available to applicants of any nationality. Conditions apply regarding years of postdoctoral experience - up to 4 years for the Anne McLaren and 6 years for the Nottingham Research Fellowship. The Anne McLaren Fellowship is targeted at female applicants.

Application period: September to November (for exact dates please follow the link above).

 

Mathematics with Engineering

Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851 Research Fellowship in Science and Engineering

Applications are accepted from Home, EU and International residents. Note this scheme is open to applicants from any mathematical area, however engineering-related proposals are particularly encouraged.

Application deadline: 19 February 2015

 

Mathematics in the Environmental Sciences

NERC Research Fellowship

Applications are accepted from Home, EU and International residents.

Application period: June to October (for exact dates please follow the link above).


Mathematics in the Social Sciences

Branco-Weiss Fellowship

Applications are accepted from Home, EU and International residents.

Application deadline: 15 January 2015.



Mathematical Medicine and Biology

BBSRC David Phillips Fellowship

Applications are accepted from Home, EU and International residents.

Application period: August to November (for exact dates please follow the link above).

Human Frontier Science Program Cross-Disciplinary Fellowship

Applications are accepted from (non-UK) EU and International residents.

Application period: June to August (for exact dates please follow the link above).

MRC Fellowships in Biostatistics, Biomedical Informatics, Career Development Award, Methodology, Senior Non-Clinical Fellowship

Applications are accepted from Home, EU and International residents; not available for those already holding a permanent position.

Application period: various (typically summer/autumn - for exact dates please follow the link above).

NC3Rs David Sainsbury Fellowship

Applications are accepted from Home, EU and International residents.

Application period: The next call for applications will open in March 2015.

Sir Henry Dale Fellowship (Royal Society and Wellcome Trust)

Applications are accepted from applicants of any nationality provided the fellowship would bring benefit to both the applicant and the host institution.

Application period: The next call for applications will open in Spring 2015 (for exact dates please follow the link above).

Wellcome Trust Sir Henry Wellcome Posdoctoral Fellowship in Basic Biomedical Science

Applications are accepted from Home, EU and International residents, with certain EEA conditions.

Application deadline: 15 May 2015.

Wellcome Trust Research Career Development Fellowship in Basic Biomedical Science

Applications are accepted from Home, EU and International residents, with certain EEA conditions.

Application deadline: 17 April 2015.

Wellcome Trust Senior Research Fellowship in Basic Biomedical Science

Applications are accepted from Home, EU and International residents, with certain EEA conditions.

Application deadline: 5 December 2014.

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