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This Year's Chancellors Fellow recruitment campaign is closed for applications.

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There were a wide range of disciplines and research areas available based on our strategic themes.

This year's themes were:  

Building on the outstanding successes of our previous tenure-track Chancellor’s Fellowship programmes and our world class research performance, we invested in a further cohort of 30 next generation research innovation leaders of the highest quality who use data science within their work, with a particular focus on:

  • Digital Technologies
  • Space & Satellite Analysis
  • Agritech
  • Robotics & Autonomous Systems


  • Health & Social Care
  • Financial Services & Fintech
  • Public Sector (‘Govtech’)
  • Creative Industries, Tourism & Festivals

 The specific vacancies available in this years cohort were:

College of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine

  • Agritech, Easter Bush
  • Health & Social Care, The Usher Institute

College of Science & Engineering

  • Digital Technologies, Bayes Centre
  • Space & Satellite Analysis, Bayes Centre
  • Robotics & Autonomous Systems, Bayes Centre (National Robotarium)

College of Humanities & Social Science

  • Creative Industries, Tourism & Festivals, Edinburgh Future Institute
  • Public Sector (Govtech), Edinburgh Futures Institute
  • Financial Services & Fintech, Edinburgh Futures Institute