There are a range of fellowships offered by funding bodies, charities, and institutions. See our External Fellowship Funding pages.

UK Research and Innovation Future Leaders Fellowships at UEA 

Round 7 call is now open at UEA.

The UKRI Fellowships provide an exciting opportunity for early career researchers from anywhere in the world. We aim to nominate a number of applicants across Science for the UKRI Future Leaders Fellowship Scheme.

This prestigious fellowship scheme provides long-term and flexible support over 4 to 7 years, with the prospect of an open-ended academic position at the end of the fellowship. Further details can be found at the UKRI Future Leaders Scheme website.

Potential nominees should discuss their fellowship ideas with the Head of School of one of our seven Science Schools: Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Computing, Engineering, Environmental Sciences, Mathematics and Pharmacy.

How to apply

You must be nominated by the University.

To be considered, please send a two page CV and a maximum of two side A4 outline (minimum font size 11) briefly explaining what your fellowship would entail and how it would fit within the Faculty of Science at UEA. Your application should be sent by 16:00 on 15 08 2022 to sci.adsupport@uea.ac.uk

Further information

Expressions of interest, to be co-written by the University and the nominee, must be submitted to UKRI by 18 October 2022 and the full proposals are due on 06 December 2022 for this round.

We will use the information submitted for your application for the purpose of selecting expressions of interest for the UKRI Future Leaders Fellowships at UEA. We do not collect more information that we need to fulfil this purpose and will retain the records for 12 months from the date of submission.

 

Leverhulme Trust Early Career Research Fellowship

2022 Applications are now closed

The Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowship are prestigious three-year independent postdoctoral positions for early career researchers to undertake a significant piece of publishable work. Applicants must have a track record of research but should not have held an established academic appointment in the UK.

Each year the Faculty supports a limited number of applications for projects in the School of Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Computing Sciences, Engineering, Environmental Sciences, Mathematics and Pharmacy and we will place advertise here when they are open.

If you have a fellowship idea, please do discuss this with the Head of School or Research Director in the School. They will provide further guidance on our application process.

Head of School
Prof Tamas Dalmay

Director of Research
Prof Andrew Bourke

They will provide further guidance on our application process.

Head of School
Prof Nick Le Brun

Director of Research
Prof Julea Butt

They will provide further guidance on our application process.

Head of School
Prof Simon Gibbons

Director of Research
Prof Vincent Moulton

They will provide further guidance on our application process.

Head of School
Prof Chris Atkin

Director of Research
Dr Oscar Hui

They will provide further guidance on our application process.

Head of School
Prof Kevin Hiscock

Director of Research
Prof Iain Lake

They will provide further guidance on our application process.

Head of School
Prof Emilian Parau

Director of Research
Dr Mark Blyth

They will provide further guidance on our application process.

Head of School
Prof Simon Gibbons

Director of Research
Prof Yaroslav Khimyak

They will provide further guidance on our application process.