- a PhD or be of equivalent standing in their profession
- a permanent post in either a UK university, a not-for-profit research organisation* or UK industry.
What is the scheme’s value and tenure?
The scheme provides the applicant’s and/or their postdoctoral researcher’s basic salary while on secondment. The employing organisation continues to pay national insurance and pension contributions.
Research expenses may be claimed up to a value of £1,000.
Awards can be for a minimum of three months or up to six months full-time or pro rata, i.e. could be held at 50% part-time for up to 12 months enabling fellows to maintain links with their employing institution more easily.
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