Fellowships in the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences

We are keen to support fellowship applications for talented applicants, some opportunities are listed below.

Branco Weiss Fellowship

Duration five years

If your project departs from the mainstream of research in your discipline and you are “keen on engaging in a dialogue across your particular discipline”, e.g. astronomy outreach and/or data visualisation.

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Dorothy Hodgkin Fellowship

Duration five years

This scheme offers you the opportunity to hold appointments on a part-time basis or convert from full-time to part-time and back again to help match work and other commitments, such as parental or caring responsibilities etc.” and is for people with less than 6 years of postdoctoral experience.

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Ernest Rutherford Fellowship

Duration five years

The scheme seeks to enable early career researchers, with clear leadership potential, to establish a strong, independent research programme. They will encourage talented researchers in UK universities to remain in the country and at the same time attract outstanding overseas researchers to the UK.

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Future Leaders Fellowship

Duration four and three years

The UKRI scheme aims to help the next generation of researchers, tech entrepreneurs, business leaders and innovators get the support they need to develop their careers. The scheme is open to the best researchers and innovators from around the world, ensuring the UK continues to attract the most exceptional talent wherever they may come from.

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Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions Fellowship

Duration two years

This fellowship helps support researchers of all ages and nationalities at any stage of their career.

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Newton International Fellowship

Duration two years

For non-UK scientists who are at an early stage of their research career and wish to conduct research in the UK.

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Royal Astronomical Society Fellowship

Duration three years

The Royal Astronomical Society offers various fellowships throughout the year.

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Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851 Fellowship

Duration three years

Do you have three years or less post-doctoral research experience and want to conduct innovative research of your own instigation?

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Stephen Hawking Fellowship

Duration four years

The schemes seeks to fund new high quality research and support the development and training of postdoctoral researchers in the field of theoretical physics, with additional training on public engagement and scientific communication.

Contact a member of staff from the Theoretical Nuclear Physics Group to help support your application.

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University Research Fellowship

Duration five and three years

A Royal Society scheme for outstanding scientists who are in the early stages of their research career and have the potential to become leaders in their field.

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PhD positions

Every year our various departments and research centres offer a number of PhD projects funded either by ourselves or through external providers.

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