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2 x Daphne Jackson Fellowship Opportunities at Queen Mary University of London

Daphne Jackson Trust

Location: London
Salary: From £43,069 Grade 5 per annum (pro-rata) inclusive of London Allowance.
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 16th September 2021
Closes: 8th November 2021
 

Applications are invited for two 3-year part-time (0.5FTE) Daphne Jackson Fellowships to be hosted and sponsored by Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London. The two Fellowships are intended for individuals returning to research within the School of Medicine and Dentistry’s strategic research areas of cancer, cardiovascular, inflammation and trauma, and population health sciences

The post will be based at one of our three medicine Campuses in London. It is a part-time, fixed term appointment for 3 years. The starting salary will be Grade 5 and £43,069 per annum (pro-rata), inclusive of London Allowance.

Queen Mary’s commitment to our diverse and inclusive community is embedded in our appointments processes. Reasonable adjustments will be made at each stage of the recruitment process for any candidate with a disability. We are open to considering applications from candidates wishing to work flexibly.

We particularly welcome applications from women who identify as Black, Asian or other minority ethnic groups, who are currently under-represented at this level within the Faculty.

The School of Medicine and Dentistry holds two Silver Athena SWAN Awards. We are committed to the equality of opportunities and to advancing women’s careers. We have policies to support staff returning from long-term absence, for flexible arrangements for staff with parental responsibilities and for childcare support. As part of the School’s commitment to the Athena SWAN principles we strongly encourage applications from women.

Daphne Jackson Fellowships

The Daphne Jackson Trust is dedicated to returning researchers to their careers following a break of two years or more taken for a family, caring or health reason.

Daphne Jackson Fellowships are unique: they offer 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.

The Fellowship consists 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 these opportunities, the Trust and Fellowship scheme, please visit www.daphnejackson.org

For further information about this sponsored fellowship opportunity at Queen Mary University of London, please contact Elizabeth Micakovic, Executive Officer & Head of Strategic Development at e.micakovic@qmul.ac.uk

For further information before submitting an application please contact the Daphne Jackson Trust via email at djmft@surrey.ac.uk.

How to apply

To be considered for this opportunity, please complete the CV, personal details and personal statement forms on the Daphne Jackson Trust website: Apply here

Please outline your area of research interest and, if you have identified a department within which you would like to work, include the name and contact details of a potential supervisor in that department. 

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

Closing date for applications is Monday 8th November 2021

Following shortlisting by the Daphne Jackson Trust, Queen Mary University of London will undertake an internal selection process to identify the preferred candidates. 

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