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Research Fellowships

The School of Physics and Astronomy has a range of funded research fellowships for postdoctoral researchers wishing to pursue a career in research.

These opportunities are available at various times throughout the year.

Science and Technology Funding Council (STFC) Ernest Rutherford Fellowships

Applications are now open for the 2018 STFC Ernest Rutherford Fellowships. The School will be supporting two applications this year and candidates are encouraged to contact the School to discuss their application (email

Final applications are due to be submitted by 20 September 2018 but applicants should submit a draft of their full application to the School by 10 August 2018.

Further details and guidance.