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AXA Research Fund Postdoctoral/Junior Research Fellowships

RCSO have applied for and been granted the opportunity to put forward one candidate for the 2015 round of Axa Research Fund Postdoctoral/Junior Research Fellowships.The fellowship is for 120,000 for 24 months which will cover salary and research expenses. Full call details are available at

As Lancaster University can only submit one proposal to the funder, prospective applicants are invited to submit electronic copies of the following by 5pm on Friday 28/11/2014:

Extended synopsis of the research project - max 1.5 A4 pages plus references

CV - max 2 A4 pages plus a half-page of the most relevant publications

Career Statement - max 1 A4 page, detailing the link between the PhD thesis and the postdoctoral project, justification of the choice of the host institution, professional objectives of the applicant and how the AXA Research Fund fellowship can contribute to achieving these objectives.

Confirmation of support from Head of Department candidates must discuss their application with their Head of Department/Associate Dean for Research before making an internal application and confirmation of support must be included in the response.

Please see the RCSO here for further details of the internal call:

The RCSO provides an advice and guidance service in support of externally-funded research grants and projects.

Details of the support provided can be found here:-


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