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Research Chairs and Senior Research Fellowships

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  • Term: Five years
  • Based at any UK University
  • Closes 11th September 2017
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Research Chairs and Senior Research Fellowships Now Open

Location: UK
Term: Five years
Closing date: 16.00 on Monday 11 September 2017

Interview date: Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed on the week commencing the 11 December

These senior research posts strengthen the links between industry and academia by supporting exceptional academics in UK universities to undertake use-inspired research that meets the needs of the industrial partners.

Applications are invited from professors, readers or senior lecturers from any engineering discipline, who wish to build strong industrial collaborations. Engineering is defined in its broadest sense, encompassing a wide range of diverse fields, including computer science and materials.

The Academy will fund up to £45,000 per annum for five years of gross salary, indirect and estate costs. The industrial partner should contribute at least £250,000 towards this collaborative research project.

The Academy is committed to diversity and welcomes applications from women and other groups who are currently underrepresented across engineering.

Find out more at: www.raeng.org.uk/researchchairs

How to apply:

The application process

All applications must be submitted via the Academy’s online grants system, available here.

The application form will require you to supply information to meet all the selection criteria outlined in the applicant guidance notes.

Applicants must provide letters of support containing confirmation of the level of support that both industry sponsor and university are willing to provide. A declaration of support is also required from the applicant's university grants / research office or equivalent.

Full guidance on accessing, completing and submitting your application can be found in the applicant guidance notes. We recommend that you keep a copy of this to hand to refer to while you complete your application and check the frequently asked questions.

If you have any queries please email: research@raeng.org.uk

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