Apply for a Chancellor's Fellowship

Information for candidates on the opportunities available and how to apply.


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We are recruiting for a cohort of next generation international research leaders, focused on issues critical to development, whose work is innovative, interdisciplinary and above all impactful.

We will consider research leaders from across all disciplines whose work engages with the Sustainable Development Goals.

However, we are particularly encouraging candidates who will focus on:

  • Migration and Refugees
  • Natural Hazards & Disaster Risk
  • Conflict Resolution (including PeaceTech)
  • Sustainable Cities
  • Data & Digital Development


  • Global Health
  • Food Systems
  • Education and Employability
  • Affordable and Clean Energy


Application Process

All applicants should apply online by following the apply link (vacancy number 049711).  The application process is quick and easy to follow, and you will receive email confirmation of safe receipt of your application.  The online system allows you to submit a CV and other attachments.

When applying, it is essential that you attach:

  • An up-to-date CV
  • Two-page outline of a proposed research programme clearly highlighting the Challenge Themes(s) as defined above and in the job description.

This is important for your application to be fully considered.

Useful Information

The closing date for applications is the 16th October 2019 at 5pm.

We anticipate interviews will be held between the 18th November and 5th December 2019.  You will be notified by email whether you have been shortlisted for interview.



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