Funding Call: BA Postdoctoral Fellowships
The School of Geography, Queen Mary University of London, invites expressions of interest from post-doctoral researchers considering making an application for the 2023/2024 British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship competition.
About the fellowships
The British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship offers outstanding early career researchers the opportunity to strengthen their experience of research and teaching in an academic environment. This scheme aims to help develop the award holder’s curriculum vitae and boost their prospects of obtaining a permanent academic post. The primary emphasis is on the completion of a significant piece of publishable research, and the integration of the award holder into the community of established scholars within their field.
The eligibility criteria listed above are based on the 2023/24 guidance.
How to apply
This scheme is extremely competitive. As a result, QMUL will only support the strongest of applicants. Candidates interested in applying for a fellowship based at The School of Geography should submit an Expression of Interest to email@example.com by 9th August 2023 including the following:
Your application should demonstrate:
The deadline for EOIs is 9th August 2023. All applications will be considered in an internal selection process and candidates notified shortly after the deadline.
Successful applicants will then have approximately one month to finalise their outline application, due 4 October 2023. They will also be invited to attend an orientation session run by The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences about the final stages of application. This will take place w/c 4 September 2023.
Support for postdoctoral researchers in the School of GeographyThe School of Geography at QMUL is a notable centre for the nurture of postdoctoral and early career colleagues. Postdoctoral researchers in the School are supported by their research mentors and are part of a vibrant research community. The School runs an annual Staff Research Conference and a research seminar series, which runs throughout the year providing opportunities for PDRs to present their research to the School. Research theme groups hold many additional research events and workshops. The QMUL Humanities and Social Sciences Early Career Researchers Network offers additional support. As well as regular talks and workshops, there are opportunities to meet other ECRs from across the Faculty to share experience and knowledge of the process of establishing an academic career.