Daphne Jackson Fellowship

Job Details
Closing Date: 2019-05-13
Institution: University of Bristol – Elizabeth Blackwell Institute for Health Research
Keyword Names: Academic/Research
Line 1: University of Bristol
City: Bristol
Country: United Kingdom

Job Description

University of Bristol – Elizabeth Blackwell Institute for Health Research

University of Bristol, Bristol, UK

About this Fellowship

Applications are invited for a Daphne Jackson Fellowship at the University of Bristol sponsored by the Elizabeth Blackwell Institute for Health Research. The Fellowship is intended for individuals returning to STEM health-related research. Health-related research is understood as spanning laboratory to applied or translational science. This Fellowship is for 18 months on a part-time (75% FTE) basis.

The Elizabeth Blackwell Institute will half sponsor the Fellowship and the remaining funding will be secured by the Daphne Jackson Trust from an additional sponsor.

About the Elizabeth Blackwell Institute for Health Research

As an Elizabeth Blackwell Institute Daphne Jackson Fellow you will work within a School and Faculty at the University of Bristol. The Institute is particularly interested in supporting applicants working in interdisciplinary research, but applicants working in single disciplines will be considered equally.

As a Fellow sponsored by the Elizabeth Blackwell Institute you would be committing to the funding policies and position statements of the Wellcome Trust as the Wellcome Trust supports the Elizabeth Blackwell Institute. You can find out more about the Elizabeth Blackwell Institute here: http://www.bristol.ac.uk/blackwell

The Daphne Jackson Trust is dedicated to returning scientists, engineers, technologists and mathematicians to their careers following a break taken for family, caring or health reasons.

Daphne Jackson Fellowships are unique. They offer STEM professionals wishing to return to a research career after a break of two or more years, the opportunity to balance an individually tailored retraining programme with a challenging research project in a suitably supportive environment.

The Fellowships consist of a challenging research project and at least 100 hours retraining per year. The unparalleled support offered by the Trust’s Fellowship Advisors and administrative staff, coupled with mentoring and retraining provided during the Fellowship, give returners the confidence and skills they need to successfully return to research.

For further details about the Trust and Fellowship scheme, please visit www.daphnejackson.org

For further information, specifically about this sponsored Fellowship opportunity at the Elizabeth Blackwell Institute please contact Sarah Backmore, funding officer, email ebi-health@bristol.ac.uk

For further information about Daphne Jackson Fellowships before submitting an application please contact the Daphne Jackson Trust office on 01483 689166 or via email at djmft@surrey.ac.uk.

A printable information sheet can be downloaded here: University of Bristol – Elizabeth Blackwell Institute of Health Research Daphne Jackson Fellowship 2019

Dr Abir Ghorayeb, a Computer Scientist, is a current Daphne Jackson Fellow working in health research at the University of Bristol. Please see her case study here.

How to apply

To be considered for this opportunity, please complete the CV, personal details and personal statement forms on the Daphne Jackson Trust website: Apply here

Please outline your area of research interest and, if you have identified a department within which you would like to work, include the name and contact details of a potential supervisor in that department.

Please email your submission to the Daphne Jackson Trust office at djmft@surrey.ac.uk stating clearly: Elizabeth Blackwell Institute Sponsored Fellowship Application.

Closing date for applications is 09:00 GMT Monday 13th May 2019.

Following shortlisting by the Daphne Jackson Trust the Elizabeth Blackwell Institute will undertake an internal selection process to identify the preferred candidates.