Queen’s University Belfast Illuminate: The Vice-Chancellor’s Fellowship Scheme, is an opportunity for exceptional and ambitious early-career researchers to join Queen’s to focus on achieving research excellence that aligns to its strategic vision. As a Russell Group University, Queen’s has a reputation for delivering world-class research. This scheme recognizes the importance that it places its people at Queen’s.
Successful Fellows will join a strong and talented team of researchers on a five-year scheme with a guaranteed career pathway to a Senior Lecturer or Reader post. Fellows will benefit from membership of a dedicated Fellowship Academy, designed to provide appropriate development support in order to nurture researchers with outstanding potential, which includes a Fellows Network and a bespoke mentoring program.
Queen’s University provides attractive well-being, family friendly and other lifestyle benefits to its fellows. Moreover, the fellows receive a stipend of amount GBP 39,992 – GBP 49,149 per annum. Further, the fellowship has the potential to progress the stipend to GBP 52,132 per annum through sustained exceptional contribution. Also, fellows will receive a generous ‘Fellowship Enhancement Award’ from GBP 20,000-GBP 50,000. If the fellows require assistance, they can hire a full-time PhD student as well. Queen’s University will provide funding to recruit a PhD student.
Applicants for the Illuminate Fellowship Scheme must abide by the eligibility requirements of Queen’s for fellowship consideration. Moreover, the fellows should
Applicants may apply for the Illuminate Fellowship Scheme at Queen’s University Belfast through its online portal. Moreover, the applicants will require to register for an account and provide personal as well as professional information. Further, the applicants must also submit the necessary documentation while making the application.
Queen’s University Belfast will accept the Illuminate Fellowship Scheme application until 5 July 2019. Applications arriving post deadline are ineligible for fellowship consideration.