School of Mathematics

Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunities

We welcome enquiries from postdocs wishing to apply for their own funding to come and work with us and below we list available schemes with their indicative deadlines.

If you are interested in applying for one of these please contact the academic staff member you wish to work with or our Director of Research, Ben Leimkuhler.

EPSRC Postdoctoral Fellowships are available in the following thematic areas: Statistics and Applied Probability; Intradisciplinary Research; New Connections from Mathematical Sciences; Mathematical Aspects of Operational Research (advised submission dates early February and end July)

Current Fellow - Martin Kalck and Alice Rizzardo

NERC Independent Research Fellowships are designed to develop scientific leadership among the most promising early-career environmental scientists 

STFC Ernest Rutherford Fellowships are for researchers with clear leadership potential to establish a strong, independent research programme  

Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships fund researchers looking to enhance their career development and prospects by working abroad 

Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowships aim to provide career development opportunities for those who are at a relatively early stage of their academic careers, but who have a proven record of research 

Royal Society University Research Fellowships are for candidates who have between 3-8 years of research experience post PhD 

Biometrika Research Fellowships are for junior researchers in statistical theory and methodology.

Newton International Fellowships provide opportunites for the best early stage postdoctoral researchers from all over the world to work at UK research institutions for two years 

RSE Personal Research Fellowships aim to provide outstanding researchers with the opportunity to build an independent research career.  Applicants must have 2-6 years of postdoctoral experience (scheme currently closed)

Current Fellow - Lyuba Chumakova

Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851 Research Fellowships are intended to give early-career scientists of exceptional promise an opportunity to conduct a research project of their own instigation