Sunday, 25 September 2011

post-doctoral research funding, Nottingham

Recent doctoral graduates in translation may be interested in the post-doctoral research fellowships currently being advertised at the University of Nottingham which is also about to launch a new Centre for Translation and Comparative Cultural Studies.

The research fellowships are aimed at exceptional postdoctoral researchers in any academic discipline represented at the University. In 2012, six Fellows will be recruited to start this two-year Fellowship programme. One Fellow will be recruited to each of the University's five Faculties, with a sixth excellent individual also being recruited.

Each fellowship offers:
  • Two years independent funding to conduct research while based at the University of Nottingham.
  • Participation in a mentoring scheme and career development programme.
Subjects covered: All academic disciplines represented at the University of Nottingham,

Length of Tenure: Two years guaranteed. Academic years 2012/13 and 2013/2014

Place of Tenure: The University of Nottingham.

Eligibility: Candidates must have submitted a PhD (viva does not need to have taken place) and have had no more than six years full-time postdoctoral experience by 1 October 2011.
Salaries will be set on the Research and Teaching Staff Scales grade 4 or 5 (£27,428 - £44,016) depending on experience. The salary may progress annually, subject to performance. An annual research expenses grant of up to £5,000 for each year the fellowship will be awarded, and where appropriate, support for childcare to a maximum of £5,000 per year will also be available.
For further information and details on how to apply, please see:
To apply, candidates must submit an expression of interest to the host school by: 5pm, 7 November 2011. Please quote ref: NARF/11

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