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

Posted on Wed 26th Apr 2023 - Dailysynch

The Queen’s University Belfast is welcoming applications from outstanding and exceptional candidates to apply for Queen’s University Belfast Vice Chancellor’s Illuminate Fellowship for International Postdoctoral candidates.

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.

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

Queen’s University Belfast Vice Chancellor’s Illuminate Fellowship | DETAILS

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 specialise 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, behaviour 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: Behaviour change, decision-making, and intervention

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for Queen’s University Belfast Vice Chancellor’s Illuminate Fellowship, applicants are expected to meet the following conditions:

  • 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

Applicants will receive the following benefits for Queen’s University Belfast Vice Chancellor’s Illuminate Fellowship:

  • 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 Programme 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.

Application Procedures

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/Centre 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

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