The Royal Society is offering Wolfson Visiting Fellowships to provide an opportunity for outstanding international research leaders to undertake a flexible 12 month period of sabbatical leave in a UK university or research institution, to foster international collaborative links and enriching scientific research in the host organisation as well as the wider UK science base.
About the fellowship:
The objectives of the Royal Society Wolfson Visiting Fellowships are to:
- enable UK universities and research institutions to attract outstanding international researchers in key strategic areas to the UK from overseas
- enable the Visiting Fellow and the host UK organisation to develop ongoing collaborative research links, share ideas and practice.
- The fellowship can be held full time for one year or flexibly over two years.
- The scheme covers all areas of the life and physical sciences, including engineering, but excluding clinical medicine.
- Applicants can be of any nationality and those requiring a visa are eligible to apply for a Global Talent Visa under the fast-track process of endorsement.
- Applicant must be currently based overseas and have received a firm offer from a UK university or research institution to take effect from the start of the appointment.
- Nominations will not be accepted for researchers wishing to move between UK institutions.
Fellowship value: These awards can be held for up to 12 months full time
Duration: minimum stay of three months or flexibly over two years.
How to apply:
|Organization||The Royal Society|
Biological Science, Chemistry, Engineering, Mathematics, Physics
|Eligibility||Open to all nationalities|
|Deadline||14 July 2021|