Daphne Jackson Fellowship Opportunity at the University of Roehampton


Applications are invited for a three-year Daphne Jackson Trust Fellowship that will be hosted by the University of Roehampton. The fellowship is intended for individuals returning to research in the broad disciplines of Zoology and Ecology, and they will join the Centre for Research in Ecology, Evolution and Behaviour (CREEB) within the Department of Life Sciences.

Important Dates

The last date for application is 1st April 2019


  1. Daphne Jackson Fellowships are retraining fellowships for women and men who have taken a break of two years or more from STEM research for family, caring or health reasons.

Requirements for all candidates

  1. The application process for a Daphne Jackson Fellowship is competitive. Individuals wishing to be considered for a Fellowship must meet the following criteria:
  2. A career break of at least two years’ duration, taken for family, health or caring reasons
  3. A good first degree in a science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) subject
  4. A PhD, or at least three years research experience (academic or industrial) prior to the career break (with evidence of scholarly outputs)
  5. Good command of English (spoken and written)
  6. Good computer skills
  7. Lecturing to degree level that takes up more than 0.5 FTE
  8. Studying for MSc in a field related to your Fellowship as this would be considered to be retraining

How to Apply

To be considered for this opportunity, please complete the CV, personal details and personal statement forms on the Daphne Jackson Trust website: Apply

Please outline your area of research interest and, if you have identified a department within which you would like to work, include the name and contact details of a potential supervisor in that department.

Please email your submission to the Daphne Jackson Trust office at djmft@surrey.ac.uk stating clearly,

Brunel University London Sponsored Fellowship Application. 

Last Date

The last date for application is 1st April 2019

Contact Details

For any further details, the applying candidates can refer to official notification using the following link.


The Daphne Jackson Trust
Department of Physics
University of Surrey

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