27 de julio de 2017

University of Leeds Wellcome Institutional Strategic Support Fund fellowships: application deadline July 31st 2017

University of Leeds - Wellcome Trust Institutional Strategic Support Fund (ISSF)

We are pleased to announce a second call for applications for the following funding schemes:

Early Career Researcher Fellowships – to support promising individuals in the basic science, humanities and clinical fields to enable them to realise their potential and position themselves for competitive external Fellowship applications at PhD or postdoctoral levels.

Discipline Hopping Fellowships – to support staff at all levels who wish to explore and develop new interdisciplinary research areas.

Applications from both Leeds and external organisations are welcome. 

The application deadline is 5pm July 31st 2017, shortlisted candidates will be invited for interview on September 19th 2017 (applicants should ensure that they will be available to attend for interview on this date).

The completed application form should be emailed to WTISSF@leeds.ac.uk by the July 31st deadline.

Application forms and guidance for applicants are available on the ISSF website: https://www.leeds.ac.uk/info/2000/research_and_innovation/167/wellcome_institutional_strategic_support_fund/2   

e.g. the Early Career Researcher  application form can be downloaded here:

We also welcome applications for a third scheme – the Return To Work Fellowships.   These are aimed to facilitate a return to work for researchers who have had to take periods of leave.

There are no deadlines for this scheme, applications will be considered on an ad hoc basis.  More information, together with an application form, is also available at the above website.