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The Leverhulme Trust Visiting Professorships

For UK institutions to invite an eminent researcher from overseas to enhance the skills and knowledge of the academic staff and/or students

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***Applications for the 2022 competition of this scheme are now open***


Applications are invited for a minimum of £10,000 and a maximum of £150,000. 


A Visiting Professorship may last for between 3 and 12 months, and tenures of 6 months or more can be spread over 2 or more visits.

Before beginning your application, please read the information below or download it as a PDF Guidance for Applicants. Please visit the Leverhulme Trust Visiting Professorships webpage for detailed information and deadlines

Initial expressions of interest and questions about the application process can be directed to Dr Nick Witham on n.witham@ucl.ac.uk in the first instance.


The Leverhulme Trust Visiting Professorships

Guidance for Applicants | link to PDF within the Leverhulme Trust website