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Applications for Leverhulme Trust's Early Career Fellowship Scheme Open for 2017

Monday 26 September 2016

Early career researchers seeking support for their application to the Leverhulme Trust's Early Career Fellowship scheme are invited to get in contact with us from now [deadline 12 noon, 13 January 2017].

The School of English and Drama invites early career researchers seeking support for their application to the Leverhulme Trust's Early Career Fellowship Scheme to submit to us:

  • An outline research proposal including title, abstract (250 words), statement of past and current research (250 words) and a 2-page (A4) project outline, and
  • An academic CV of not more than 2 pages to demonstrate your research stature. 


Please send the above to Dr Huw Marsh, Research Manager, at: sed-research@qmul.ac.uk by no later than 12 noon on Friday 13 January 2017.


Full scheme details including eligibility criteria can be found on the Leverhulme Trust's website: https://www.leverhulme.ac.uk/funding/grant-schemes/early-career-fellowships

All outline proposals will be considered by a School committee and applicants will be notified of the shortlisting outcome in the week of Monday 23 January 2017. Shortlisted candidates will be put forward for approval by the Humanities and Social Sciences Faculty Executive, who will report their decisions by 6 February. The final deadline for submission of approved applications is 2 March by 4pm.

The School recommends that applicants make clear the following in applications (CVs and proposals):

  • the strength of your academic record (e.g. classifications, awards, time taken to complete your PhD, etc.)
  • the strength of your research record (e.g. publications; presentations; research leadership; if you make practice as research, indicate how it is research; etc.)
  • what research you will publish/disseminate through the fellowship
  • the importance of doing your fellowship in the School of English and Drama at QMUL (e.g. synergies with staff and research centres)
  • your proposal’s importance, originality, methods, critical contexts, resources, structure and outputs.
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