Vice Chancellor’s Illuminate Fellowship 2023 at Queen’s University Belfast

Vice Chancellor’s Illuminate Fellowship 2023 at Queen’s University Belfast

Vice Chancellor’s Illuminate Fellowship 2023 at Queen’s University Belfast

Applications are invited from suitably qualified international candidates for the Vice Chancellor’s Illuminate Fellowship at Queen’s University Belfast for the 2023/2024 session. This program is open to Post-doctoral candidates.

This Fellowship program is a fully funded opportunity given to qualified Post-doctoral candidates. This program is sponsored and hosted by Queen’s University Belfast, Northern Ireland. As a Fellow at Queen’s, you will be part of a world-class international university built on teaching excellence, leading-edge research, innovation, collaboration and engagement, and will play a key role in shaping our future priorities.

Queen’s University Belfast, officially the Queen’s University of Belfast, is a public research university in Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom. The university received its charter in 1845 as “Queen’s College, Belfast” and opened four years later. Queen’s is a member of the Russell Group of research-intensive universities, the Association of Commonwealth Universities, the European University Association, Universities UK and Universities Ireland. The university is associated with two Nobel laureates and one Turing Award laureate.

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Queen’s wants to recruit, develop and nurture outstanding researchers who will deliver world-leading research and become our research leaders of the future.

Our Faculties are particularly interested in applications from researchers who specialize in the following areas of research:

Medicine, Health and Life Sciences

Data/advanced technologies and platforms in healthcare to address societal issues relevant to these themes is particularly encouraged

  • Multidisciplinary approaches and/or patient-based investigations in cancer, eye disease, inflammation of lung and lung regeneration with emphasis on immunology, molecular/cellular biology or microbiology, including how pathogens become established and proliferate.
  • Public health, complexity science, health systems and policy research, public health modelling, behavior change, implementation science, planetary health, epidemiology, and data science
  • Maternal and Child Health, Chronic Illness and Palliative Care and Education and Practice
  • Pharmaceutical sciences, pharmacy practice or clinical pharmacy across the areas of drug delivery, biomaterials, advanced manufacture, drug targeting, biosensors, pharmaceutical microbiology and microbiomics, respiratory medicine, primary and secondary care
  • Understanding Health and Disease, Transforming Agri-food Systems, or Sustaining Ecosystems and Biodiversity

Engineering and Physical Sciences

  • Chemistry and Chemical Engineering: Net Zero Engineering with an emphasis on clean energy including batteries, fuel cells, hydrogen systems and closely related areas and circular economy
  • Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering: Digital twins; cyber-physical systems; VR/AR for engineering/manufacturing system design
  • Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science: Electronics for a sustainable society or Sustainable materials and Electronic Systems, including topics spanning materials, flexible electronics, sensors, and power electronics
  • Natural and Built Environment: Civil: activities in The Intelligent and Sustainable Infrastructure Group or The Water and Energy Resources Group
  • Psychology: Behavior change, decision-making, and intervention

Fellowship Summary:

Fellowship Sponsor(s): Queen’s University Belfast, Northern Ireland

Host Institution(s): Queen’s University Belfast, Northern Ireland

Fellowship Worth: Fully-funded

Number of Awards: Several

Study Level: Post-doctoral

Nationality: International Students

Requirement and Eligibility Criteria for Vice Chancellor’s Illuminate Fellowship 2023:

  • A completed PhD in a relevant subject
  • Normally 2 – 8 years’ post-PhD experience
  • A high-quality publication records
  • A research profile and plan which is aligned to an existing research strength at Queen’s

Fellowship Benefits

  • Internationally Competitive Salary
  • Generous fellowship enhancement award of between £20,000 to £50,000 to support your research.
  • Funding to recruit a full-time PhD student within the first two years of appointment.
  • A career pathway to a permanent Senior Lecturer post at the end of the Fellowship.
  • Access to a Fellows Network through our Fellowship Academy
  • A maximum teaching and administrative workload in years 3 & 4 not exceeding 20% of your time.
  • A vibrant campus in the heart of Belfast City with award winning libraries and cutting-edge facilities. Explore our campus.
  • Mentorship Program and a range of professional learning and development opportunities
  • Excellent relocation expenses in line with Queen’s Relocation Policy.
  • Many other great benefits offered to all Queen’s staff.

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Application Procedures for the 2023/2024 Vice Chancellor’s Illuminate Fellowship 2023 (how to apply):

To be successful at shortlisting you must submit your CV which includes a double sided A4 Research Proposal explaining how this aligns to the area of specialism within the School/Center and your CV/application must demonstrate you have:

  • A completed PhD in a relevant subject
  • 2 years’ post-PhD experience
  • A high-quality publication records
  • A research profile and plan which is aligned to an existing research strength at Queen’s

Application Deadline: Not Stated

For more information about this opportunity, Visit the Official Website.

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