University of London Visiting Fellowships 2017, UK

Publish Date: Jun 28, 2017

Deadline: Jul 30, 2017

Visiting Fellowships

Currently the Institute runs two types of fellowship -

Collaborative Fellowships are open to applicants from non-UK institutions. These fellowships have a defined application window are awarded with a stipend to cover accommodation and travel costs for a maximum of 3 months.

Non-stipendary Fellowships are open to applicants from the UK or overseas. These fellowships can be applied for all year round, usually for a maximum period of 6 months.

Collaborative Fellowships

The Collaborative Visiting Fellowship scheme for 2017-18 is open to applicants who hold an academic position in a non-UK institution for the purpose of supporting philosophical research in the UK.

Collaborative Visiting Fellowships come with a stipend of £1500/month, for up to 3 months to support travel and accomodation costs during the course of the fellowship. While a fellow in the IP, applicants would be expected to aid researchers in the development of a project in collaboration with philosophers based in London or the UK.

The call for Collaborative Visiting Fellows is currently open with a deadline of 5pm GMT on 30th July 2017. Interested parties should follow the instructions below to apply.

Non-stipendiary Fellowships

Non-stipendary Fellows are visitors to the Institute from the UK or overseas who spend a significant period of time at the Institute (usually between 3 and 6 months) on their own research. It is also possible for visitors to come for shorter periods, or ask for an extension after 6 months (after review).

Visiting Fellows are provided with office space, access to computing and printing facilities and library access. Fellows are expected to make a contribution to the Institute's programme of events during their stay. Fellows are usually members of other academic departments or postdoctoral researchers. Doctoral students interested in working in close collaboration with one of the Centres based at the IP can also apply.

The Institute is currently accepting applications for Non-Stipendary Fellows.

Application procedure for Visiting Fellowships

Applications should consist of:

(i) a cover letter, which outlines the proposed duration and timing of your stay and a plan for collaborative activities that justifies holding the fellowship at the IP (e.g. giving talks across the UK; organising workshops / conferences with the IP and other UK departments; supervising postgraduate students; contributing to impact activities; participating in an existing research project based in the UK; preparing an application involving UK-philosophy departments).

(ii) a short curriculum vitae (no more than 3 pages).

(iii) names, positions, organisations and email addresses for two referees, preferentially one UK-based.

Applicants can apply for both collaborative and the non-stipendiary fellowships within the same application. Please indicate if you are applying for both schemes in your cover letter.

Applications for the Collaborative Fellowships will be assessed by the IP Management Committee and must be submitted by Sunday 30th July 2017, 17.00 (GMT).

Non-stipendiary applications can be submitted any time, allowing at least two months before the start date of the intended visit. 

We expect to notify successful applicants for the  2017-18 call for Collaborative Fellows  by 21st Aug 2017.

Applications should be sent via email, or by posted to:

Institute of Philosophy
University of London
Senate House
Malet Street
London WC1E 7HU
United Kingdom

For more information please click "Further Official Information" below.

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