28 June 2018

FELLOWSHIP: UKRI Future Leaders Fellowship Call in Social Science, University of Glasgow (DEADLINE 7 September 2018)

The University of Glasgow invites invites interested applicants for the Autumn 2018 rounds of the UKRI Future Leaders Fellowship scheme. Lega history has been identified as one of the “key areas of research interest”. Here the call:

The College of Social Science at the University of Glasgow invites interested applicants for the Autumn 2018 rounds of the UKRI Future Leaders Fellowship scheme.

The College of Social Science at the University of Glasgow invites outstanding early career researchers to register their interest in applying for a UKRI Future Leaders Fellowship in the Autumn 2018 round. The College will consider supporting applications in any area of social sciences, business or law, but particularly invites expressions of interest from researchers working in one or more of the following key areas of research interest:

  • Urban and place-based learning
  • Migration, skills and refugee education
  • Adult learning and youth transitions
  • International law, conflict and security
  • Legal theory and history
  • Culture and creative economies
  • Law reform and public policy
  • Economics and finance of ageing
  • Future services
  • Design of new markets
  • Clean economic growth
  • Social Justice
  • Big Data & Society
  • Community and Social Resilience
  • End of Life Studies
The University of Glasgow’s Inspiring People have been changing the world since 1451. Glasgow’s researchers have always been at the forefront of innovation and today, we continue to change the world for the better. The University has four Colleges, each bringing together the research and teaching expertise of a number of schools and research institutes.

The College of Social Sciences incorporates: the Adam Smith Business School; the School of Law; the School of Education; the School of Social & Political Sciences; the School of Interdisciplinary Studies; and the Institute of Health & Well-Being. The College has a vibrant, collegial research community and encourages the development of interdisciplinary work with colleagues across the university through research networks, collaborative events and programming, and an active research student community. Our expertise covers all of the core social science, business and law disciplines and frequently cuts across traditional disciplinary boundaries.

Early Career Researchers - UKRI Future Leaders Fellowships

Applicants for UKRI Future Leaders Fellowships are expected to hold a doctorate by the start date of the fellowship or to be able to demonstrate equivalent research experience and/or training. These fellowships are for early career academics and innovators who are transitioning to / establishing independence. They are tenable on a 3+4 year basis and are subject to specific eligibility criteria, which are available here. Please ensure that you meet all of the criteria before seeking support from the School.

The closing date for candidates wishing to be considered for School support in the October 2018 round is September 7th. Candidates will be informed whether their applications will be supported by the School no later than September 21st. For those candidates successful in obtaining support from the School, we will provide further assistance in refining their applications to UKRI. The deadline for submission of Expressions of Interest to UKRI is October 4th.

To receive an application form, or to have an informal discussion prior to the  deadline please contact our Research Support Office via

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