We invite applications for a number of prestigious early and advanced personal fellowships.
A number of our current staff have held such fellowships here or elsewhere prior to or during appointment:
Please contact members of staff directly with expressions of interest or Prof. Andreas Brandhuber for general enquiries, with a 3-page (A4) draft research proposal and a CV by the dates below (but ideally well before). Candidates typically have 2-10 years of post-doctoral experience, have demonstrated excellence and leadership in research, and have research interests aligned with the activities of the group. Late applications are possible, but may not receive full consideration. NOTE: the internal deadline for Ernest Rutherford Fellowships is 30/6/2023
Selected applicants will be matched to fellowship schemes depending on eligibility criteria and quota (if applicable). Individuals will be paired with an academic from our group to work with and provide detailed guidance in preparing the final application to the funding agency.
The Royal Society offers a number of prestigious Fellowships under three different programmes:
The STFC award a small number of 5-year Ernest Rutherford Fellowships: STFC Ernest Rutherford Fellowships.
These awards are very competitive and we can only support 1-2 applicants per round, which are decided as per the deadlines above. Final deadline for the proposal expected mid Sept 2023. Our internal deadline is 30/6/2023.
Other funding opportunities supported by the STFC can be found at the link: STFC Fellowships.
The European Union offers a number of prestigious Fellowships under the Horizon Europe programme, specifically:
The EPSRC processes fellowship applications at all levels.
More information on these funding opportunities can be found at the link: EPSRC Fellowships.
The UKRI is offering a new 4-year fellowship scheme in theoretical physics with a strong public-engagement component.
More information about the scheme can be found at the link: Stephen Hawking Fellowships.
There are other opportunities for postdoctoral research funding at Queen Mary. These include: