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Research Associate In Fellowship Proposal Preparation

The University of Manchester

Location: Manchester
Salary: £31,604 to £38,833 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 12th August 2018
Closes: 30th August 2018
Job Ref: S&E-12167
Job Reference : S&E-12167
Location : Sackville Street, Manchester
Closing Date : 30/08/2018
Salary : £31,604 to £38,833 per annum
Employment Type : Fixed Term
Faculty / Organisational Unit : Science & Engineering 
Division : - 
Hours Per week : Full time
Contract Duration : 3 months

Applications are invited for a fixed term Post-Doctoral Research Associate (PDRA) position in Fellowship Proposal Preparation.  This position is aimed at outstanding engineers and scientists at an early stage in their academic career that have an excellent academic track record, strong and growing publication record and are seeking to prepare a fellowship application to be hosted by the School of MACE and submitted before the end-date of this appointment. The research associate must show a high level of creativity and ambition in their research vision.

The purpose of this appointment is to facilitate the Research Associate to focus on full preparation of an application for a post-doctoral fellowship (e.g. EPSRC, RAEng, or similar fully funded scheme) that will subsequently be hosted within the School of MACE. The appointment will provide training and research skills development of the Early Career Researcher.

Applicants will be required to provide a CV and 2-page summarisation of the vision for the fellowship and the plan for fellowship development during the fixed term appointment. The applicant must demonstrate alignment of the proposed fellowship with research priorities of the School. Applications will be evaluated by the Head of School (HoS) and Director of Research (DoR)

The School is committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN charter for promoting women’s careers in STEMM subjects (science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine) in higher education. The School holds a Bronze Award for their commitment to the representation of women in the workplace and we particularly welcome applications from women for this post. Appointment will always be made on merit. For further information, please visit:

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Dr Abbie Jones



Name: Dr Tim Stallard

Email: tim.stallard

General enquiries:


Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:


Tel: 0161 850 2004

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.

Further particulars including job description and person specification are available on the University of Manchester website - click on the 'Apply' button below to find out more.

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