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Vacancies and Fellowships

At the Centre for Digital Music we are always open to enquiries from people who wish to work with us, including prospective Academic Staff, Postdoctoral Research Assistants on funded projects, or Research Fellows funded by a fellowship scheme.


We often have openings for Academic staff and Postdoctoral Research Assistants. These jobs will be advertised on the university's Human Resources (HR) website, see:

Fellowship Schemes

We can also help people who wish to apply for their own funding via a Research Fellowship to carry our research work with us. A number of schemes are available, with varying eligibility: some of these schemes are detailed below.

UKRI Future Leaders Fellowships
Supporting early career researchers and innovators with outstanding potential in universities, UK registered businesses, and other research and user environments.
Deadline: January 2021
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EPSRC Research Fellowships
Designed to support researchers who hold a PhD or have equivalent research experience, and who have the most potential to deliver the highest quality research.
Deadline: Apply at any time (Applications prioritized Jan/Feb and July)
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RAEng Research Fellowships
The scheme provides funding for five years to encourage the best researchers to remain in the academic engineering sector. Applicants may be about to finish their PhD or have up to four years Post-Doctoral research experience.
Deadline: September 2020
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Royal Society University Research Fellowships
The University Research Fellowships scheme aims to provide outstanding scientists, who should have the potential to become leaders in their chosen field, with the opportunity to build an independent research career.
Deadline: currently closed, applications to open in July 2021
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Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851 Research Fellowships
Research Fellowships in Science and Engineering are intended to give early-career scientists or engineers of exceptional promise an opportunity to conduct a research project of their own instigation. The Fellowship is for a maximum of three years, subject to annual renewal.
Deadline: currently closed, applications to open in October 2020
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Commonwealth Rutherford Fellowships
For researchers from other Commonwealth countries to spend 1 or 2 years at an eligible UK university or higher education institution conducting postdoctoral research.
Deadline: currently closed for applications
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Schlumberger Foundation Faculty for the Future Fellowships
For women from developing and emerging economies who are preparing for PhD or post-doctoral study in the physical sciences, engineering and technology at leading universities abroad.
Deadline: November 2020
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Daphne Jackson Trust Fellowships
A Daphne Jackson Fellowship is a unique fellowship designed to return STEM professionals to their careers after a break. Fellows normally carry out their research part-time over 2 years, in a university or research establishment in the UK.
Deadline: September 2020
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Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions - Individual Fellowships
An EU Horizon 2020 scheme. Individual Fellowships fund researchers looking to enhance their career development and prospects by moving from one EU Member State or Associated country to another (e.g. the UK).
Deadline: September 2020
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Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowships
Offering fifty per cent match-funding for the salary costs of three-year academic research position, the scheme enables early career researchers to undertake a significant piece of publishable work.
Deadline: Februrary 2021
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Dorothy Hodgkin Fellowship
This scheme is for outstanding scientists in the UK at an early stage of their research career who require a flexible working pattern due to personal circumstances such as parenting or caring responsibilities or health issues. Female candiates are particularly invited to apply.
Deadline: November 2020
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APEX Awards
The APEX award scheme offers established independent researchers, with a strong track record in their respective area, an exciting opportunity to pursue genuine interdisciplinary and curiosity-driven research to benefit wider society.
Deadline: October 2020
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