Queen’s University Belfast ISSF Early Stage Researcher Fellowships for International Researchers 2018 – Ireland

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Queen’s University Belfast ISSF Early Stage Researcher Fellowships for International Researchers 2018 – Ireland… Below has the program’s application form, requirements, eligibility, deadline and other details.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified applicants for Queen’s University Belfast ISSF Early Stage Researcher Fellowships for International Researchers 2018 – Ireland… Interested applicant(s) ought to follow the details and procedures on this page to secure this opportunity.

Queen’s University Belfast ISSF Early Stage Researcher Fellowships 2018 – Ireland

Queen’s University Belfast ISSF Early Stage Researcher Fellowships 2018 – Ireland

The prestigious Welcome Trust Institutional Strategic Support Fund (ISSF) at Queen’s University Belfast provides opportunities for the most promising early career academics wishing to undertake clinical and biomedical research.

  • Number of Awards: Not specified
  • Value of Award: £32,548 – £35,550 per annum
  • Duration of Programme: Available for two years
  • Eligible Countries: International
  • Award Providers: Welcome Trust, Queen’s University, Belfast.
  • Type: Research
  • To Be Taken At (Country): Queen’s University Belfast, Ireland

About the Award: The ISSF at Queen’s University Belfast is designed to develop two of our core research strengths, in ophthalmology and respiratory disease, both of which already have exceptional international reputations.

We currently have five, 2-year fellowship opportunities for candidates in the foundation years of their post-doctoral careers in either ophthalmology or respiratory disease. Candidates applying for these exciting fellowships will be early stage researchers, but with already significant experience, a strong track record relative to carrier stage and a clear vision of how they will transition to leading an independent research programme by the end of this fellowship.

Eligibility

Eligibility: 

  • A relevant degree with a PhD completed in a relevant subject.
  • Specific expertise in either of the strategic research areas ophthalmology or respiratory.
  • Up to 4 years relevant post PhD experience.
  • Evidence of significant contribution to the chosen area of research, e.g. publications, patents, software development or an impact on policy.
  • Research interests that are sustainable and which would enhance and complement the research strategy of the University.
  • Experience of developing research methodologies and devising models, approaches, critiques, and methods.
  • Ability to contribute to the wider administration and management processes of the University.
  • Sufficient breadth and knowledge of qualitative and/or quantitative research methods and techniques relevant to the type of research undertaken.
  • Experience, achievement and growing reputation in the discipline.
  • Strong analytical capability.
  • Ability to contribute to the University’s outreach programmes.
  • Ability to communicate complex information effectively.
  • Ability to manage resources.
  • Ability to work independently with a high level of self-motivation while working as part of a wider team.

Selection Criteria:

  • Record of research funding, either project or individual postdoctoral.
  • Ability to secure grants or contracts independently or as a leader of a team in major projects.
  • Teaching and supervision experience within subject area.
  • Ability to lead and manage research projects, including managing budgets, as appropriate.
  • Ability to manage and motivate staff.
  • Ability to devise, advise on and manage research programmes.
  • Experience of supervisory role in research projects of undergraduate and post graduate students.
  • Ability to supervise work of others in research team.

Application Procedure

Application Form – How to Apply: 

Apply Here

Application Deadline

Application Deadline: 14th September 2018

For More Information:

Click Here to the Official Webpage of Queen’s University Belfast ISSF Early Stage Researcher Fellowships for International Researchers 2018 – Ireland for more information.

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