RCUK (UKRI) 2017 Industrial Mobility Fellowships

This call opens on Je-S 12 September 2017

Closing on 19 September 2017

Announcement of Opportunity updated: Please note the Announcement of Opportunity document for this call was updated on 16 August 2017. Further information concerning these updates is available within the document itself.

In response to the industrial strategy, Research Councils UK (RCUK) (UK Research & Innovation (UKRI)) has developed a fellowship programme to be supported through the National Productivity Investment Fund. Targeted at early career researchers (ECRs), RCUK / UKRI Industrial Innovation Fellowships will be a step change in the support provided by the research councils to the research leaders of the future, enabling some of the UK's most talented researchers to undertake major new innovation oriented and intellectual endeavours.

For applicants within NERC's science remit, NERC will be delivering these fellowships through Industrial Innovation Fellowships and Industrial Mobility Fellowships

RCUK (UKRI) 2017 Industrial Mobility Fellowships support the delivery of the industrial strategy by supporting early career researchers to explore interdisciplinary solutions as well as addressing focused sectoral needs to the economic benefit of the UK, both in the short term and long term. This scheme will ensure that the UK industrial sector has a supply of skilled researchers and will nurture future leaders in both industry and the research base.

Industrial Mobility Fellowships are 6-12 month fellowships to enable ECRs to spend dedicated, continuous time within industry aligned with the objectives of the Industrial Strategy and the challenge areas recognised therein, or for researchers within industry aligned with industrial strategy to second to a research organisation for the lifetime of the fellowship.

It is anticipated that all Industrial Mobility Fellowships will commence by 1 January 2018 at the latest.

Please see the Announcement of Opportunity document below for full details of the call including information concerning how to apply.

Announcement of Opportunity (PDF, 153KB)

Note: If your browser doesn't show the version of the AO document dated 16 August 2017, try opening it in a privacy / incognito window in order to view the latest version.

Frequently asked questions (FAQ)

NERC has prepared a FAQ document for this call - this document will be updated over the lifetime of the call so please check the latest edition before contacting NERC with your query.

Frequently asked questions (PDF, 74KB)

Contacts

For queries regarding the application process and administration of this opportunity, please contact:

David Roberts
01793 442644