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Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowship competition 2020-21, UCL Institute of Archaeology, UK

Publish Date: Nov 18, 2019

Deadline: Dec 05, 2019

The UCL Institute of Archaeology is supporting applications for Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowships with an internal deadline of 5 December 2019 for consideration of applications.

Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowships aim to provide career development opportunities for those who are at a relatively early stage of their academic careers, but who have a proven record of research.

Support for Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowships at UCL involves a two-stage internal competition, firstly at departmental and then at Faculty level.

  • The Institute of Archaeology internal deadline for applications will be 5pm on Thursday 5 December 2019

As this year's application materials will not be made available by the Leverhulme Trust until January 2020, below is a summary of the information required for the 5 December deadline.

  • Project Title: 80 characters (max), including spaces
  • General Applicant details: Name/DOB/Contact details etc.
  • Career details: Relevant current/previous employment (if any)
  • Educational details:  Degrees/qualifications including Doctoral degree (whether the PhD has been obtained or not must be stated in the application/CV. The level of pass for undergraduate and masters degrees must also be stated - according to the grading scheme of the awarding institution (i.e. not converted into a UK equivalent))
  • Main field of study: 80 characters (max), including spaces
  • Abstract: 100 words (max)
  • Details of current and past research: 250 words (max)
  • Detailed statement of proposed research: 2 sides of A4 (max), this limit includes bibliographic references (Applicants should frame their research proposals in a way which will be intelligible to non-specialist assessors. Where appropriate, applicants should use bold or bullet-points to emphasise key aims)
  • List of publications: 1 side of A4 (max)
  • Research relevant to your proposal being carried out in the host department: 100 words (max)
  • Additional reasons for selecting your chosen host department and institution: 100 words (max)
  • Research Budget: Candidates should indicate at this stage how they might use the annual research allocation of £6k provided with this Fellowship.

For the draft applications a CV is required and this should be 2 sides A4 (max).References are not required for draft applications.
Completed draft applications should be submitted by email to Jo Dullaghan, Institute of Archaeology Research Administrator ( by the above deadline.

For more information click "LINK TO ORIGINAL" below.

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