Global Challenge Research Fellowships at Sheffield University in UK

The University of Sheffield in the United Kingdom is offering the Global Challenge Research Fellowship Programmes for any applicant from DAC-list countries. There types of fellowship available; 12 and 24 months Postdoctoral programmes. Expired 133 days ago, try next time!

Scholarship Description
Our Global Challenge Fellowships present the opportunity to work on a truly international project, addressing some of the biggest and most challenging problems of our time, and translating cutting edge research into local impact. As one of our fellows you will embark on either a 12- or 24-month project to address problems faced by those in the Global South. This could be, for example, developing access to secure food, sustainable health and wellbeing, inclusive and quality education, clean sanitation or affordable energy. You will work in collaboration with overseas institutions where you will spend between 25 – 50 percent of your time. It will be up to you to design and complete a major research project.

Award Value
Grade 7 £31,302 – £39,609 per annum, with potential to progress to £43,267.

Level and Area of Studies
Postdoctoral research in various areas.

Place of Study
You will carry out your research programme in collaboration with a primary DAC-list country partner and will spend between 25-50% of your time with partners in a DAC-list country.

Eligibility and Criteria

  • A postdoctoral researcher with the ability to demonstrate an outstanding capacity for innovative research based on a wealth of research experience.
  • A clear vision, set out in the proposal, which outlines the broader contribution this project can make to the field of international development.
  • Experience of working or conducting research in the country/countries where the research is proposed to take place and a strong relationship with the proposed partner institution(s).
  • A proven driver of interdisciplinary and cross-cultural knowledge exchange with a commitment to equality and diversity.

Applicants’ Nationality
Students from DAC-list country are invited to apply.

Submission Deadline
14 January 2019.

Website and Application Link

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