Chancellor's Fellowships are 5-year tenure track fellowships, designed to provide talented early career researchers with the support required to develop into a leading research-active academic at the University of Edinburgh.
The College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences is appointing up to 10 Chancellor’s Fellows, who will have a strong track record of innovative research, teaching and/or knowledge exchange, and the potential to make an outstanding contribution to furthering the University’s and the College’s strategic goals.
Applications are welcome from researchers from any discipline represented in the College, working on any topic of research. We particularly welcome researchers working across different disciplines, and who have experience of/demonstrable potential to lead interdisciplinary initiatives. While we invite applications from all disciplines and areas, in order to help realise the University and College research strategy, we particularly welcome applicants who can make a key contribution to interdisciplinary research and innovation in three College priority research themes (with potential for collaboration within the College and across the University’s three Colleges):
- Health and Well-Being
- Digital and Data
- Sustainability and Climate Change
Among the indicative research areas listed are ancient medicine and history of medicine, ancient climate and environmental history.