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Expressions of interest for Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowship Scheme 2019 at the Faculty of Philosophy are now being accepted. The deadline for applications and references is midday Mon 7th Jan 2019.

last modified Dec 20, 2018 04:38 PM

Expressions of interest are invited from potential applicants for Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowships, based at the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Cambridge.

Matched funding for the scheme at Cambridge is provided by the Isaac Newton Trust. There is a pre-selection competition for candidates intending to apply for the Leverhulme Trust awards, which takes place in advance of the Leverhulme Trust's deadline of 28th February 2019.

The Faculty of Philosophy is able to submit up to 3 applications to the Isaac Newton Trust matching funding competition.

Applicants should ask 2 referees (at least one of which must be external to Cambridge) to email their references directly to: philref@hermes.cam.ac.uk by midday on Monday 7th January 2019. The subject line for all emailed references should include the applicant's last name.

Expressions of interest should also be emailed to philref@hermes.cam.ac.uk by midday on Monday 7th January 2019. The subject line for all emailed expressions of interests should include the applicant's last name. The email should include names and email addresses for their 2 referees, and the following documents should be attached to the email:

1) a completed cover sheet (this can be found on the following webpage: https://www.newtontrust.cam.ac.uk/ECFs/LeverhulmeECF/Leverhulmeapps) 2) a curriculum vitae (maximum two sides of A4) 3) a one-page list of major publications 4) a statement of current research (maximum 250 words) 5) a statement of proposed research (maximum two sides of A4)

Applicants are advised to refer to the Leverhulme Trust website details about the Scheme, and to check that they meet the eligibility conditions before submitting expressions of interest to the Faculty of Philosophy. See https://www.leverhulme.ac.uk/early-career-fellowships

A shortlist of applications will be agreed within the Faculty before submission to the Newton Trust for consideration. Selection at both stages will be made on the basis of application materials. No interviews will be held. Applicants shortlisted for Newton Trust consideration will be informed by 15 January 2019. The outcome of the Newton Trust pre-selection competition will be known two or three weeks after that, to allow for successful candidates to finalise their submissions in time for the Leverhulme's deadline.

The Faculty is committed to equality and diversity, and we would particularly welcome applications from members of underrepresented groups. Details of some of the family-friendly policies operated by the University are at: http://www.hr.admin.cam.ac.uk/pay-benefits/cambens-employee-benefits/family-friendly. In recognition of its efforts to advance gender equality, the University holds an institutional 'Athena-SWAN' silver award and the Faculty of Philosophy is working towards an 'Athena-SWAN' submission.

If you have any queries, please contact Heather Sanderson by emailing .