WIRL-COFUND | Warwick Interdisciplinary Research Leadership Programme
The University of Warwick Institute of Advanced Study (IAS) is pleased to announce that eight fellowships are available as part of the Warwick Interdisciplinary Research Leadership programme (WIRL-COFUND). The WIRL-COFUND fellowships are jointly funded by the University of Warwick and the European Union through the Marie Skłodowska Curie COFUND scheme (Grant Agreement 713548). The fellowships will provide the opportunity for outstanding early career researchers from around the world to spend two years at Warwick to undertake independent, interdisciplinary research and participate in an extensive training programme aimed at developing the next generation of research leaders.
Who can apply?
The fellowship applicant must demonstrate transnational mobility and, on 7th May 2018, must not have resided or carried out his/her main activity (work/study etc.) in the UK for more than 12 months in the three years prior to this deadline.
Applicants must be in possession of a doctoral degree or have at least four years full-time equivalent research experience.
Applicants who do not meet these criteria will not be eligible to apply for a WIRL-COFUND Fellowship
Up to eight fellowships will be available starting in September 2018.
- Please see the 2017 Call Documents section for further guidance.
- If you have additional queries please check the FAQs page or email WIRL.COFUND@warwick.ac.uk.
- Please refer to the Review Process & Timeline for queries about the process of applications, redress & feedback.
The date for determining the eligibility for the transnational mobility rule will be 7th May 2018. Applicants must not have resided or carried out their main activity (work/study etc.) in the UK for more than 12 months in the three years prior that date.
The IAS WIRL-COFUND project has received funding the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska Curie Actions COFUND scheme (grant agreement number 713548) to develop the next generation of research leaders. WIRL-COFUND will build on the successful training model developed in the IAS fellowship programmes to bring together early career researchers from around the world into an interdisciplinary research environment. WIRL-COFUND fellows will be expected to undertake research in an area that is linked to one of the Warwick Global Research Priorities.
Each fellow will participate in the IAS Academic Careers and Leadership Programme, an extensive training programme aimed at building an independent research profile and establishing a research career.
The programme will recruit 30 fellows from around the world over a five year period, and the first cohort started in September 2017. Calls will be open to researchers who meet the Marie Skłodowska Curie Actions definition of an Experienced Researcher and conform to the mobility requirements of the COFUND scheme (no more than 12 months spent in the UK in the previous three years).
For more information please click "Further Official Information" below.
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