Newton International Fellowship Scheme 2020 by Royal Society, UK

Newton International Fellowships for Postdoc Position

Newton International Fellowship Scheme 2020 by Royal Society, UK

Designation/Position-  Newton International Fellowship

Royal Society, UK invites application for Newton International Fellowship from eligible and interested candidates

About-  These fellowships are for non-UK scientists who are at an early stage of their research career and wish to conduct research in the UK. This scheme is jointly run by the British Academy, the Academy of Medical Sciences and the Royal Society. 

Research must be within the Royal Society’s remit of natural sciences, which includes but is not limited to biological research, chemistry, engineering, mathematics and physics. For a full list, please see the breakdown of subject groups and areas supported by the Royal Society.

Research/Job Area-  Natural sciences, biological research, chemistry, engineering, mathematics and physics (other area also)

Location-  Royal Society, UK

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  • have a PhD, or will have a PhD by the time the funding starts
  • have no more than 7 years of active full time postdoctoral experience at the time of application (discounting career breaks, but including teaching experience and/or time spent in industry)
  • be working outside the UK
  • not hold UK citizenship
  • be competent in oral and written English
  • have a clearly defined and mutually-beneficial research proposal agreed with a UK host scientist

Job/Position Description- 

The Newton International Fellowships provide funding for two years, covering:

  • subsistence, at a fixed rate of £24,000 per annum
  • research expenses
  • relocation expenses
  • contribution to overheads at UK Host Organisation

Successful applicants may also be eligible to receive annual funding following completion of their fellowship to support networking activities with UK-based researchers.

Research group welcome applications from all countries. Research group partnerships with other funding bodies and institutions allow us to fund additional awards to applicants from specific partner countries.

It is not possible to apply directly for one of these fellowships. Eligible candidates will be selected from the shortlisted Newton International Fellowship applications.

How to Apply- 

Applications for the natural and physical sciences should be submitted through the Royal Society’s grants management system Flexi-Grant®.

Your application will go through the process detailed on the Making a grant application page overseen by the Newton International Fellowships Physical Sciences and Biological Sciences Panels.

For Contact- [email protected]

Last Date for Apply– 26 March 2020

This scheme is currently open to applications and will close at 3pm on Thursday 26 March 2020.

See Position Details-

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