UK: Daphne Jackson Trust Fellowship at the University of Nottingham

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Applications are invited for a Daphne Jackson Fellowship hosted at the University of Nottingham. Facilitated by the Trust, the Fellowship will be funded jointly by the University and by another suitable sponsor. A Daphne Jackson Fellowship is a unique fellowship designed to return scientists, engineers and technologists to their careers after a break. Fellowships are normally undertaken on a part-time basis in a university or research establishment in the UK. They are flexible and include a tailored training programme designed to update the skills and knowledge of the Fellow thus allowing them to return at the appropriate level to their career.

The Fellowship is normally part-time for two years and the Fellow is paid a salary, with a small additional allowance for expenses such as conference attendance.  Fellowships based at the University of Nottingham will be held within a university research laboratory.

Eligibility Criteria

  • A career break of at least two years’ duration taken for family, caring or health reasons
  • A good first degree in science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM)
  • At least 3 years in research prior to career break and / or PhD qualification
  • Resident in the UK with the right to remain in the UK indefinitely
  • Good command of English (spoken and written)
  • Computer skills
  • It is also desirable for candidates to have post-doctoral experience and publications.

Deadline:
The deadline for applications for Fellowships to start in October 2014 is 28 October 2013.

For further information: before submitting the application please see www.daphnejackson.org and contact the Trust office on 01483689166, or email djmft@surrey.ac.uk. A Daphne Jackson Fellowship may be held in the following Faculties at the University of Nottingham:

In recognition of its commitment to promoting women in science, The University of Nottingham is one of three universities to hold a Silver Athena Scientific Women’s Advancement Network (SWAN) Award. At the end of their Daphne Jackson Fellowship, The University of Nottingham guarantees each Fellowship holder an interview for the University’s Anne McLaren Fellowships.

Please contact Rebecca.stokes@nottingham.ac.uk for more details about the opportunities available at the University of Nottingham.

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