STFC Leadership Fellows in Public Engagement, deadline 21 February 2019
13 December 2018
Public Engagement - funding
STFC Leadership Fellows in Public Engagement undertake high quality programmes of engagement and outreach while concurrently acting as champions for the value and practice of engagement with research in their host institution and research community.
STFC Leadership Fellows in Public Engagement are task with:
- Delivering a prolonged, thematic programme of public engagement, covering multiple different events and activities during the lifetime of the Fellowship
- Raising the profile of public engagement within their host institution and professional community, including sharing best practice and developing new talent
- Championing STFC science and technology, including the impact of science and technology on society
- Regularly interacting with STFC’s public engagement and communication teams, including participation in STFC networks, events, and advisory structures when requested.
The time commitment and duration of a Leadership Fellowship is flexible; a typical Fellowship would be for between 20%-40% of a Leadership Fellow’s time for a period of up to 36 months. Leadership Fellows can commence their award at any time after the 1stAugust immediately following the application deadline.
The maximum value that may be sought is £125K. As the scheme comes under the Full Economic Costs (FEC) framework the maximum payable by STFC would be £100K.
Deadline 21 February 2019
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