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ESRC Postdoctoral Fellowships

ESRC Postdoctoral Fellowships are aimed at those in the immediate postdoctoral stage of their career, to provide the opportunity to consolidate their PhD

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***Applications to this scheme are now closed***

ESRC Postdoctoral Fellowships are aimed at those in the immediate postdoctoral stage of their career, to provide the opportunity to consolidate their PhD through developing publications, their networks, and their research and professional skills. The grants provide funding for up to one year full-time, or up to two years part-time, to give fellows time to prepare for a successful career in research either within or beyond academia.

The call also forms part of ESRC’s strategy to supporting early career researchers and will be delivered through the national network of Doctoral Training Partnerships (DTPs) and Centres for Doctoral Training (CDTs).

The UCL Institute of the Americas welcomes applications for the scheme to the UCL, Bloomsbury and East London DTP (UBEL). Further details of the are available here.

The competition is open to applicants who have completed their PhD at a research organisation that is part of a DTP or CDT and who are within 12 months of having completed their PhD.

All prospective fellows require a departmental mentor. In the first instance, please approach a relevant mentor from the UCL Institute of the Americas academic staff to discuss your postdoctoral project and application. Applications are made via UBEL’s online portal, but a

If you have any general questions about the scheme that are not answered in the support documents provided by UBEL at the link above, they can be address to the Institute’s Director of Research, Nick Witham: n.witham@ucl.ac.uk.

The preliminary application deadline to UBEL is midnight on 24 January 2021. If nominated by UBEL, the final deadline for the application on the RCUK system, Je-S, is midnight on 23 March 2021.

Links:

UCL, Bloomsbury and East London DTP (UBEL) website

UCL Institute of the Americas academic staff

 

Contact e-mail for Dr Nick Witham

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