Fellowship in Transdisciplinary Research
University of Nottingham
United Kingdom

UKRI Future Leaders Fellowships: Round Six

Closing Date:
Monday, 12th October 2020
Job Type:
Research & Teaching
the University of Nottingham
£40322 to £49553 per annum, depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.

The University of Nottingham welcomes expressions of interest from outstanding candidates who wish to apply for a UKRI Future Leaders Fellowship (FLF) with the University of Nottingham as their host organisation. 

About the scheme

The Future Leaders Fellowships scheme is a cross-UK Research and Innovation scheme which supports early career researchers and innovators with outstanding potential, providing up to £1.5m support over 4 years, with the opportunity to extend up to seven years.  This provides long term, flexible support to enable those funded to tackle ambitious and challenging research and innovation and develop their own careers.

Full details on eligibility are available in the ‘Person Specification’ section on the UKRI FLF website https://www.ukri.org/files/funding/flf-person-specification-pdf/ and it is strongly recommended that potential applicants carefully read the person specification and consider their fit to the scheme.   

The University of Nottingham

The University of Nottingham (UoN) is a leading global and research intensive institution with a long-standing reputation for transformative world-class research. Our distinctive Research Vision emphasises UoN’s global approach to 21st Century research challenges and the development of a world class environment that champions team-based, transdisciplinary research and innovation and nurtures its broad -based and diverse research culture.   We also have a strong culture of supporting early career researchers through our internally funded research fellowship programme, and as a UKRI fellow you would join our diverse cohort of outstanding early career researchers who operate across all faculties at the university. 

How to express interest

This schemes requires significant host institution support and the University of Nottingham is running an internal sift process to identify potential candidates.  

If you are interested in applying for a UKRI FLF round 6 application with Nottingham as the host, please contact fellowships@nottingham.ac.uk, marking your email ‘UKRI FLF Round 6’ for full details of how to apply.  

Please include in your email your expected host /school department at Nottingham, a short CV and a short abstract describing the proposed research area (no more than 250 words).  

Early engagement is encouraged to ensure that you can obtain support from your host school and have time to complete the EOI Documentation before our internal sift deadline of 15th October 2020.

The University has supported a number of successful applications and will offer candidates significant help and support in preparing their bid.


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