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Funding Opportunities for Academics

Leverhulme Early Career Fellowships 2018

The Faculty of English, including the Department of Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic welcomes applications from potential applicants for the Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship Scheme 2018. The scheme provides prestigious three-year fellowships for early career researchers within four years of their PhD viva; with match funding provided in Cambridge by the Isaac Newton Trust. There is, therefore, a two-stage internal selection process for Cambridge, first by the Faculty and then by the Isaac Newton Trust. This notice provides information for those wishing to apply for a Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship at the Faculty of English or the Department of Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic.

Instructions for applicants to the Faculty of English and Department of Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic

Applications should consist of the following documents:

• A completed cover sheet, available from the Isaac Newton Trust website
• A CV (not exceeding two sides of A4)
• A list of major publications (not exceeding one side of A4)
• Two letters of reference, one of which should be external to Cambridge (sent directly to the by the closing date)
• A statement of current research (maximum 250 words)
• A statement of proposed research (two sides of A4)

Applicants should provide a hard copy and an electronic copy of their application to the Faculty Administrator at this address:

Faculty of English
9 West Road
Cambridge CB3 9DP

The deadline for receipt of applications is 5pm on Thursday 4th January 2018.

A shortlist of applications will be agreed within the Faculty and Department for onward consideration by the Newton Trust for matching funding. We will be in touch with applicants about the status of their proposals during the last week of January.

The outcome of the Newton Trust pre-selection competition will be known two or three weeks after that, to allow successful candidates to finalise their submissions in time for the Leverhulme’s deadline (1 March 2018).

If you have any queries about this process or timetable, please contact the Faculty Administrator on or by phone on +44 (0)1223 335655