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EPSRC Doctoral Prize Fellowship

University of Bristol

Location: Bristol
Salary: £32,548 per annum plus £10,000 project costs
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 8th August 2018
Closes: 1st October 2018
Job Ref: ACAD103369
 

Are you a recently-graduated or soon-to-graduate PhD student? Have you received EPSRC funding for all or part of your PhD support? Are you enthusiastic to take the first steps to an independent research career?

The University of Bristol invites applications from outstanding PhD researchers for the University of Bristol EPSRC Doctoral Prize Fellowships, which are available to both internal and external candidates.  Applicants must have submitted their PhD thesis by the application deadline, and must have been a recipient of EPSRC PhD studentship support (a stipend and/or fee award) during their PhD.

The EPSRC Doctoral Prize is a prestigious scheme for the very best EPSRC-funded PhD graduates, offering an exciting and supportive environment to launch a research career at the University of Bristol.  University of Bristol Doctoral Prize Research Fellows will propose their own bespoke programme to conduct innovative, ground-breaking research at the frontiers of Science and Engineering.  Additional benefits of this opportunity include:

  •  Work within world-class research groups at the University of Bristol
  •  Accelerate a successful career in independent research
  •  Develop research leadership potential
  •  Create a platform for a permanent academic post or a further prestigious externally-funded fellowship.

Please follow the link to find out more about this opportunity in Bristol, including a current Doctoral Prize Fellow case study.

Applications are invited across the full range of topics in Engineering and Science defined by the remit of the EPSRC. This can be found at: https://www.epsrc.ac.uk/research/ourportfolio/themes/

HOW TO APPLY:

Candidates must apply online. Please complete and attach the required documents which can be found at www.bristol.ac.uk/jobs (Vacancy reference ACAD103369):

  •  University of Bristol EPSRC Doctoral Prize Application Form (Includes a Project proposal)
  •  Your up-to-date CV (the CV should be appended to your application form to constitute one document)
  •  A completed and signed “Letter of Support from Head of School” form. Please coordinate with your Project Sponsor

For general enquiries about the Bristol Doctoral Prize scheme, please contact the Bristol Doctoral College: doctoral-prize@bristol.ac.uk

The University is committed to creating and sustaining a fully inclusive culture.  We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and communities.

   
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