Deadline:

 October 11, 2017

Location:

 The United Kingdom
(Fully Funded)

Description

 The Royal Society Research Professorships

The Royal Society Research Professorships provides long-term support for world-class researchers of outstanding achievement and promise. These are the Society’s premier research awards and the aim of this scheme is to release the best leading researchers from teaching and administration allowing them to focus on research.

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Subjects covered in research include any of the natural and applied sciences including medical science, engineering, and
interdisciplinary research. One award (Royal Society EP Abraham Research Professorship) will be restricted to research
in biological and medical sciences. There will be 5 Royal Society Research Professorships supported through the
“Research Talent Fund”

Required Languages

English

Eligible Countries

 EGYPT, SYRIA, IRAQ, PALESTINE, JORDAN, LEBANON, TUNISIA, ALGERIA, MOROCCO, SUDAN, LIBYA, SAUDI ARABIA, EMIRATES, KUWAIT, QATAR, BAHRAIN, OMAN, YEMEN, SOMALIA, DJIBOUTI, MAURITANIA, TURKEY, IRAN, CYPRUS, COMOROS, ALL WORLD COUNTRIES.

Program Period

 Research Professors are appointed for up to 10 years

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

*This scheme is open to world-class researchers (scientists and engineers). Applications are particularly
welcomed from internationally renowned researchers currently residing outside of the UK.

*Professorships must be held at a UK University or a UK not-for-profit research institute (including Research Council Institutes).

 

Opportunity Cost

(Fully Funded)

  • Contribution to the award-holder’s salary costs (including on-costs) of £82,000 (basic salary) per year, which can be supplemented at the discretion of the host organisation;
  • Award holders will receive research expenses of up to £100,000 per year, confirmed until the end of March 2021.
  • In addition, they may request startup costs of £200,000 in year 1 and £100,000 in year 2.

How to Apply

*Begin your application online through the Flexi-Grant System.

*The following would be included in the application form:

  • Summary
  • Contact Details
  • Applicant Career Summary
  • Research Proposal
  • Use of Animals in Research
  • Financial Details
  • Applicant Declaration
  • Head of Department Support.

*If you have any inquiries about the submission of your application or about the Flexi-Grant® process, please contact the Grants Section Senior Fellowships team (tel: +44 (0) 20 7451 2653 or email: seniorfellowships@royalsociety.org).

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