Vice-Chancellor’s Fellowship Scheme at Queen’s University Belfast

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Vice-Chancellor’s Fellowship Scheme at Queen’s University Belfast

Designation/Position- Vice-Chancellor’s Fellowship Scheme

Queen’s University Belfast, UK invites application for Vice-Chancellor’s Fellowship Scheme from eligible and interested candidates

About- The Vice-Chancellor’s Fellowship Scheme at Queen’s University Belfast. Queen’s is an exciting place. A place that delivers both local and international impact. Queen’s University is ranked in the top 173 universities in the world (QS World Rankings 2020), and a member of the prestigious Russell Group of UK research intensive universities, combining excellence in research and education with a student-centred ethos. Vice-Chancellor’s Fellowship Scheme

Research/Job Area- 

  • Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Engineering and Physical Sciences
  • Medicine, Health and Life Sciences

Location-  Queen’s University Belfast, UK

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  • A completed PhD in a relevant subject
  • 2 – 8 years’ post-PhD experience
  • A high quality publication record
  • A research profile and plan which is aligned to an existing research strength at Queen’s

Job/Position Description- 

Queen’s wants to recruit, develop and nurture outstanding researchers who will deliver world-leading research and become our research leaders of the future.

The key components of the Fellowship Scheme is as follows:

  • The Fellows will be in the early-stages of their career with research interests that align to current research strengths at Queen’s.
  • This is a 5-year scheme with a pathway to a Senior Lecturer/Reader post at the end of the Fellowship, and Fellows can expect to be made permanent by the end of year 3, subject to meeting relevant criteria.
  • All Fellows will become members of the ‘Fellowship Academy’, a comprehensive and bespoke development service that will include access to a Fellows Network, Mentorship Programme and a range of professional training and development options delivered via workshop sessions, online learning and peer coaching groups.
  • Teaching and administrative duties will be reduced to allow the Fellows to focus on their research.
  • This open and inclusive opportunity invites applications from candidates with diverse career paths and backgrounds, including those returning from a career break, family leave or working outside a research environment.

How to Apply-  To apply you will be required to submit a CV and covering letter which clearly states your research interests and the proposed work during the Fellowship. We also welcome a description of how you fit within the School, and what contribution you would make to the research environment.

Last Date for Apply– 

Applications for the scheme can be submitted at anytime and will be reviewed three times a year, please note that for consideration applications must be received 24-hours before the scheduled dates below:

Review and shortlist are 28 June 2019, 30 September 2019 and 31 January 2020, interviews will take place shortly after this date.

See Position Details-

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