Simon Research Fellowship

Job Reference : HUM-10887
Location : Oxford Road, Manchester
Closing Date : 04/01/2018
Salary : £31,604 to £49,149 per annum according to relevant experience
Employment Type : Fixed Term
Faculty / Organisational Unit : Humanities
Division : -
Hours Per week : Full time
Contract Duration : From 1 September 2018 until 31 August 2021

The Simon Fellowship Scheme uses generous endowments to appoint Research Fellows in the area of Social Sciences.

Applications are invited for:

The Simon Early Career Research Fellowship: one post in any of the Social Sciences, broadly defined, tenable for three years from 1 September 2018. The fellowship is intended for outstanding early career researchers who have completed a doctoral degree and have already demonstrated a potential for research in relevant subject areas. You will receive research expenses of up to £1,000 per annum.

Interviews will be held on 22 March 2018. If you have not been contacted by the end of March, you must assume on this occasion that your application has been unsuccessful. Due to the volume of applications normally received it is not possible to provide feedback to unsuccessful applicants unless they are shortlisted for interview.

Please note that this Fellowship is not intended to support postgraduate students.

Please consult the further particulars closely for further information, including the eligibility criteria.

Applications should be made via the University of Manchester’s on-line application system.

Closing date: Thursday 4 January 2018

Further information about the application process will be available at our showcase event, which will be held on Wednesday 15 November 2017 at the Manchester Museum:

Register here

The University will actively foster a culture of inclusion and diversity and will seek to achieve true equality of opportunity for all members of its community.

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Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Laura Dobson, Research Support Assistant


General enquiries:


Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:


Tel: 0161 850 2004

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.

Further Particulars


This position is now closed. We are no longer accepting applications for this position.