British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowships for UK/EEA Applicants in UK, 2014

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British Academy is offering postdoctoral fellowships for UK or EEA applicants. 45 awards are expected to be offered for pursuing postdoctoral programme at UK host institutions. Applicants must be a UK or EEA national, or have completed a doctorate at a UK university. Any applicant who does not fall into one of these categories must demonstrate a strong prior association with the UK academic community, for example through already having been employed in a temporary capacity (longer than six months) at a UK university. Application should be submitted till 9 October 2013.. The aim of the British Academy in making these awards is to offer opportunities for outstanding early career researchers to strengthen their experience of research and teaching in a university environment which will develop their curriculum vitae and improve their prospects of obtaining permanent lecturing posts by the end of the Fellowship. The primary emphasis is on completion of a significant piece of publishable research, which will be assisted by full membership of an academic community of established scholars working in similar fields..  The fellowships are available for pursuing Postdoctoral degree level.
The research areas of this scholarship are: Not provided
Who can apply to this scholarship? Applicants must be supported by the UK host institution in which they wish to hold the Fellowship.
· Applicants must be within three years of the award of a doctorate (for the 2013
· 2014 competition this means either already having been awarded a doctoral degree following a viva voce examination held on or after 1 April 2011; or having a reasonable expectation that they will have submitted and had their thesis examined by 1 April 2014).
· Applicants in the 2013
· 2014 competition awarded a PhD following a viva voce examination held prior to 1 April 2011 who are unable to offer extenuating circumstances, such as interruption to their academic career for maternity leave or illness, will not be considered
· Applicants must be a UK or EEA national, or have completed a doctorate at a UK university. Any applicant who does not fall into one of these categories must demonstrate a strong prior association with the UK academic community, for example through already having been employed in a temporary capacity (longer than six months) at a UK university.
Benefits of the scholarship:  Not Known
More information about the fellowship:
Duration: Not provided
Number of scholarships: Not provided

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