British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowships

Closing date

Expressions of interest must be submitted before 7 September 2018.

Member Institutes of the School of Advanced Study are inviting proposals from suitably qualified applicants for the 2018 round of the prestigious British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowships scheme.

These grants enable early-career researchers to gain further experience of conducting research and teaching in a university environment with the aim of developing their CV and improving their prospects for obtaining permanent lecturing posts. Fellowships are for three years and cover salary, small-scale research expenses up to £6,000, and mentoring support from a SAS academic. Further details can be found here.

The final application deadline for the 2018 scheme is 17 October 2018 (this is the British Academy's deadline for applicants, including referee statement and organisational approval). Anyone who wishes to apply for one of these fellowships through the School of Advanced Study should follow the process outlined below.

Process: Expressions of interest must be submitted before 7 September 2018 to the director of the chosen institute, copying research@sas.ac.uk. Descriptions of our institutes can be found here. The expression of interest should include:

  • CV
  • A 100-word abstract
  • An outline (two pages maximum) of the research proposal, including intended publication outputs
  • Identification of potential mentor (if not the director of the chosen institute)

Applicants who are to be supported in the fellowship competition by the School of Advanced Study will be notified by 14 September 2018.