Daphne Jackson Fellowship Opportunity at Newcastle University

Daphne Jackson Trust - School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Newcastle University

Hours: Part time 0.5FTE
Contract: 2 years

Applications are invited for a Daphne Jackson Fellowship that will be hosted and sponsored by Newcastle University. This fellowship is intended for individuals returning to research in the areas covered by the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering. Priority will be given to those wishing to conduct research in the areas of: microelectronics, electrical power, emerging technologies and communication, sensors, signal and information processing.

Newcastle University is a member of the Russell Group of research intensive universities and has a strong international research profile. It is committed to delivering benefits to individuals, organisations and to society as a whole through creativity and innovation.

The School holds a bronze Athena SWAN award in addition to the University’s Silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our good employment practices for the advancement of gender equality, and the University holds the HR Excellence in Research award for our work to support the career development of our researchers.  We are also a member of the Euraxess network.

Daphne Jackson Fellowships

The Daphne Jackson Trust is dedicated to returning scientists, engineers, technologists and mathematicians (STEM) to their careers following a break taken for family, caring or health reasons.

Daphne Jackson Fellowships are unique - they offer STEM professionals wishing to return to a research career after a break of two or more years, the opportunity to balance an individually tailored retraining programme with a challenging research project in a suitably supportive environment.

Fellowships are part-time over two years and consist of a challenging research project and at least 100 hours retraining per year. The unparalleled support offered by the Trust's Fellowship Advisors and administrative staff, coupled with mentoring and retraining provided during the Fellowship, give returners  the confidence and skills they need to successfully return to research.

For further details about the Trust and our fellowship scheme, please visit www.daphnejackson.org

For further information before submitting an application please contact the Trust office on 01483 689166 or via email at djmft@surrey.ac.uk. 

For further information specifically about this sponsored fellowship please contact Dr Jonathan Goss jonathan.goss@newcastle.ac.uk

For further details about the research carried out in the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering please visit http://www.ncl.ac.uk/eee/research/

To be considered for this opportunity, please complete the CV and personal details information forms that can be found on the Daphne Jackson Trust website: Submitting your personal statement and CV

Please outline your area of research interest and, if you have identified a potential supervisor at Newcastle University, include their name and contact details.

Please email your submission to the Daphne Jackson Trust office at djmft@surrey.ac.uk stating clearly, Newcastle University Sponsored Fellowship Application.

Closing date for applications is Monday 9th January 2017

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