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British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowships

22 July 2021

The School of Modern Languages at the University of St Andrews welcomes applications from outstanding Early Career Researchers to the British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship scheme for 2021/2022. The School has recently successfully recruited a candidate to this scheme and is looking to attract more postdocs to St Andrews.

Full details on the scheme are available on the British Academy’s website.

Applications are welcomed from candidates who have a strong research profile and meet the eligibility criteria.

Interested candidates should contact the Director of Research, Professor Nicki Hitchcott, langsdor@st-andrews.ac.uk, at the earliest opportunity.

Candidates will be required to submit the following to langsdor@st-andrews.ac.uk by Thursday 16 September 2021:

  • Short project description (maximum 2 pages)
  • CV (2 pages)
  • The name of a proposed mentor at the University of St Andrews
  • A short statement on how their research project fits the research profile of the School of Modern Languages at the University of St Andrews (200 words)

Following an internal selection process, successful candidates will be invited to submit their proposal through the British Academy’s Flexi-Grant application system. The final deadline for submissions is Thursday 14 October 2021.