Apply to be a Birmingham Fellow

How to apply for a Birmingham Research Fellowship

Applications are welcome from candidates from the UK and abroad. Candidates must have been awarded a PhD (or equivalent terminal degree) by 20 March 2015. Candidates should be on a trajectory to become principal investigators and research leaders. Their publication record must be such that there is already clear evidence of outputs that are at least internationally excellent, if not world-leading, in terms of originality, significance and rigour.

Applications from candidates who have won funded external fellowships which they would bring to Birmingham are particularly welcome. Such candidates will be fast-tracked for interview. If offered a Birmingham Fellowship, they would be eligible for the full package of support during the term of their fellowship. Candidates who believe they might be eligible for fast-track consideration should contact us directly on we can assess their suitability for this process.

Candidates will be asked to complete our online application form, to submit a 3 page research proposal outlining key achievements so far, what research they will undertake and what the outcomes will be, as well as upload a CV, highlighting their top 5 publications.

When applying for the role your CV and research proposal must be uploaded onto the system as one combined document (under the header which asks for your CV). 

Applications must be received by midnight on 20 March 2015. Short-listed candidates will be invited to interview during the week commencing 18 May 2015. Start dates will be subject to negotiation but in principle could be at any date subsequent from interview.

Contact us

For further information, you can contact us at:

Birmingham Fellows
Human Resources
University of Birmingham
B15 2TT

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