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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.


Vacancies

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: currently closed
More details: https://www.ukri.org/our-work/developing-people-and-skills/future-leaders-fellowships/

EPSRC Postdoctoral Fellowships
Designed to support early career 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
More details: https://www.ukri.org/opportunity/epsrc-postdoctoral-fellowship/

AHRC Research, Development and Engagement Fellowships
This fellowship scheme allows early-career researchers to carry out high-quality innovative research that moves significantly beyond doctoral projects, in any area covered by the Arts & Humanities Research Council.
Deadline: Apply at any time
More details: https://www.ukri.org/opportunity/ahrc-research-development-and-engagement-fellowships-early-career-researchers-ecr-route/

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 2022
More details: https://www.raeng.org.uk/grants-prizes/grants/support-for-research/raeng-research-fellowship

EPSRC Open Fellowships
Support talented and ambitious researchers to deliver research excellence and lead the EPSRC's research base in the evolution of a modern working culture. Our fellowships provide applicants with the flexibility and freedom to design a package that fits their career ambitions, research needs and personal development requirements.
Deadline: Apply at any time
More details: https://www.ukri.org/opportunity/epsrc-open-fellowship/

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: September 2022
More details: https://royalsociety.org/grants-schemes-awards/grants/university-research/

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: call opens in October 2022
More details: https://royalcommission1851.org/fellowships/research-fellowships

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: currently closed for applications
More details: https://www.fftf.slb.com/

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: Apply at any time
More details: https://www.ukri.org/opportunity/daphne-jackson-fellowship/

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions - Postdoctoral Fellowships
A EU Horizon Europe 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: next call will open in Spring 2022
More details: https://ec.europa.eu/research/mariecurieactions/actions/individual-fellowships_en

Newton International Fellowships
These fellowships are for non-UK scientists who are at an early stage of their research career and wish to conduct research in the UK.
Deadline: currently closed for applications
More details: https://royalsociety.org/grants-schemes-awards/grants/newton-international/

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: currently closed for applications
More details: https://www.leverhulme.ac.uk/funding/grant-schemes/early-career-fellowships

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 2022
More details: https://royalsociety.org/grants-schemes-awards/grants/dorothy-hodgkin-fellowship/

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: November 2022
More details: https://royalsociety.org/grants-schemes-awards/grants/apex-awards/

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