The Daphny Jackson Trust (Charity / Trust)
Reference Number: R321
Key Award Information
Daphne Jackson Fellowships are designed to:
• Improve employability through the updating and gaining of new skills.
• Help graduates and post-graduates who have had careers in science, engineering or technology (SET) return to similar employment after a career break. A ‘break’ of at least 2 years is normally required but this may include part-time work aimed at trying to keep up to date. Candidates who take their career break directly after completing a PhD will be eligible to apply for a Fellowship.
• Be carried out flexibly, usually over two years, and involve retraining and updating skills.
• Be held within a university research laboratory or in a suitable research division in an industrial establishment in the UK.
To be eligible to apply...
1. The applicant must have taken a break of at least two years from a science/engineering/technology related career.
2. The applicant must have attained at least a first degree.
3. The applicant must be resident in the United Kingdom.
4. The applicant must be fluent in English.
5. The applicant must have basic computing skills.
How to Apply
Applicants for University-based Fellowships will be expected to find a suitable host institution, department and Supervisor, and secure their co-operation. Applicants must take the initiative in identifying and planning a suitable Fellowship programme with help from their Supervisor. The programme should include a substantial research or development project and associated retraining. If an applicant is unable to find a suitable host institution or supervisor the Trust will offer assistance.
To apply you must send a Current Curriculum Vitae to:
The Daphne Jackson Trust,
Department of Physics,
University of Surrey,
Surrey, GU2 7XH.
Or email it to: email@example.com
The Curriculum Vitae should include:
• Dates and details of professional career, indicating full-time and part-time positions.
• Full degree details. Copies of all qualifications should accompany application.
• List of ALL publications and achievements.
• All recent activities and the skills gained (e.g. setting-up a local playgroup, undertaking private tutoring work, voluntary work, etc.)
• A personal statement, giving details of career break and the reason.
• Contact details of at least two referees.
• At least one referee should have known the applicant in a professional capacity, even if this was some time ago.
• Proposed Supervisor should not be a personal referee.
• It is courteous to check with referees before giving their names and addresses.
For further information please visit their website: http://www.daphnejackson.org/fellowships/
Or alternatively contact them via:
Phone: (44) 01483 689166