David Phillips Fellowships (DPF) provide  support for researchers wishing to establish their first independent research group. Awards are for five years and include personal salary and a significant research support grant to enable fellows to establish their own independent research group.

Key Features –

  • Five fellowships will be awarded per year
  • 1M (80% fEC) grants awarded every year
  • Substantial demonstration of support for the fellow be made by the host research organization (e.g. in terms of access to facilities and equipment, training, research costs etc.).
  • Proposals can be submitted in any area of science within our remit


Aimed at researchers who want to establish their first independent research group undertaking a programme of excellent research. Applicants will be able to demonstrate great potential and have a scientific career showing a clear upward trajectory.


  • Applicants should hold a PhD, but not hold, or have held, an open-ended academic position of Lecturer level or equivalent
  • It is expected that applicants will have at least three years of active postdoctoral research experience prior

How to apply: The candidate is required to submit a proposal electronically via the Joint Electronic Submissions (Je-S) system  with the following mandatory attachments (see also Je-S DPF help text in application downloads below):

  1. CV (see applications downloads below) You should complete the standard CV template. We do not accept stand alone CVs.
  2. Case for support and track record
  3. Diagrammatic workplan
  4. Data management plan
  5. List of publications
  6. Head of department statement
  7. Justification of resources
  8. Pathways to impact plan

Application deadline: 9 May 2019, 4pm

Quick Overview———
Organization  Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC)
Level  Postdoc
Country  UK
Subject areas  All disciplines offered
Salary  Seed grants to establish research groups
Eligibility  PhD holders worldwide
Deadline 9 May 2019, 4pm

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