Department Invites Applications for Leverhulme Trust’s Early Career Fellowship Scheme

The Department is now inviting applications for scholars wishing to be supported to make an application to the Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship Scheme.

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The Department of Sociological Studies is inviting applications from scholars seeking to be supported in making an application to the Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship Scheme. We will work with the selected candidates to help them develop a proposal to the scheme, and to fulfil the institutional match funding requirements. You can find out more about the scheme here

These fellowships are intended to help early career researchers, who have a research record but have not yet held a full-time permanent academic post, to undertake a significant piece of publishable work. Interested potential applicants are encouraged to contact a suitable member of staff who could act as a mentor in the first instance to discuss their Fellowship proposal, as well as Majella Kilkey, Director of Research, to check their eligibility. 

The default starting salary for these fellowships is Grade 7.3.

If you would like to submit an expression of interest, please complete the expression of interest form and send it with your up-to-date CV to the Research Hub - by 5pm on Wednesday 23rd November 2022.

We will be notifying selected applicants by Friday 9th December 2022, and then working with them to develop a full application in time for the Leverhulme Trust's deadline in February 2023.

Download expression of interest form

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