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Daphne Jackson Fellowship Opportunity with Alzheimers Society

Daphne Jackson Trust

Location: United Kingdom
Salary: Dependent on qualifications and experience. Suggested salary between spinal point 29 and spinal point 34 of the HE framework agreement single pay spine.
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 7th December 2022
Closes: 30th January 2023
Job Ref: JAC DJT - 014 - 05
 

Fixed Term 3 year contract

Location: Nationwide - any UK university or research institution

Applications are invited for a three-year Daphne Jackson Fellowship sponsored by Alzheimer’s Society. The Fellowship is open to talented dementia researchers with biomedical or care specialisms who wish to return to research within a UK university or research institution.

Alzheimer’s Society is committed to supporting early-career researchers (ECRs) and improving the career pipeline to help ECRs to become independent researchers. We know that research careers provide very little scope for extenuating circumstances or the challenges that come with balancing work and home life. This lack of flexibility can often lead to difficult decisions about whether a career in research is still feasible, with many researchers feeling forced to leave. Alzheimer’s Society and Daphne Jackson Trust are working in partnership to support those individuals that have had to leave research in returning to their careers; preventing the loss of diverse, talented researchers from the dementia field.

Daphne Jackson Fellowships

The Daphne Jackson Trust is dedicated to returning researchers following a career break 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 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 information about Alzheimer’s Society and research priorities please visit For researchers

For further details about the eligibility criteria and application process, please visit www.daphnejackson.org. 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.

Email your submission to the Daphne Jackson Trust office at djmft@surrey.ac.uk stating clearly,

Alzheimer’s Society Daphne Jackson Fellowship Application.

Closing date for applications is Monday 30th January 2023

Following shortlisting by the Daphne Jackson Trust Alzheimer’s Society will undertake an internal selection process to identify the preferred candidate.

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