British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowships

All SAS member institutes welcome proposals from suitably qualified applicants for the 2015-16 British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowships scheme. These grants enable early-career researchers to strengthen their experience of research and teaching in a university environment, with the aim of developing their curriculum vitae and improving their prospects of obtaining permanent lecturing posts. Fellowships are tenable for three years and cover salaries, small-scale research expenses up to £6,000, and include the mentoring support of a SAS academic. View further specifications.

The deadline for submitting outline applications for 2016-17  is 6 October 2016. Anyone wishing to apply through the School of Advanced Study for one of these prestigious fellowships, should submit expressions of interest to the Director of their chosen Institute, copying, before 12 September 2016. The expression of interest should include the following:

  • CV
  • An outline (2 pages max.) of the research proposal, including intended publication outputs
  • A 100-word abstract
  • Identification of potential mentor

Applicants to be supported by the School of Advanced Study will be informed by 19 September 2016.