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University of Birmingham Cadbury Fellowship 2024 | Fully Funded

The University of Birmingham Cadbury Fellowship seeks passionate individuals to Africans to contribute to her research environment and teaching.

Once you are brought on board as a fellow of the Cadbury Research Program, the program offers you a salary of £44,263 to apply your knowledge in a way that develops new intellectual understanding.

In this post, we will explain the details of the opportunity, its eligibility criteria, benefits, roles and duties, as well as the method of application for interested applicants.

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  • Host Country: UK
  • Study Abroad: Study in UK 
  • Category: Fellowships
  • Eligible Countries: African Countries
  • Reward: Full Sponsorship | £44,263/Yr
  • No IELTS Required 
  • Deadline: May 27, 2024
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University of Birmingham Cadbury Fellowship Details:

The University of Birmingham Cadbury Fellowship program seeks a research fellow in African Studies to contribute to our research environment and teaching for 18 months.

The Fellow will engage in a programme of research agreed with their mentor. This post is funded by an endowment that enables members of staff at sub-Saharan African Universities to spend a period of time at the University of Birmingham.

The post is therefore limited to applicants currently based on the African continent and affiliated with an African Higher Education Institution.

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Eligibility Requirements for University of Birmingham Fellowship 2024

To be considered for the University of Birmingham Fellowship, you have to be aware of the following:

  • Be currently based on the African continent and employed by or affiliated with an African Higher Education Institution.
  • Candidates must EITHER not currently hold a permanent academic position OR submit, with their application, a statement confirming that they will be released by their home institution for the period of their appointment at the University of Birmingham.
  • A doctorate examined and passed between 1 September 2018 and 1 April 2024. 
  • A record of research and publications appropriate to the level of post-doctoral experience.
  • The ability to construct a convincing and achievable research and publication proposal in the field of African Studies.
  • Ability to contribute to undergraduate and Masters’ level teaching in African Studies.

Benefits of University of Birmingham Cadbury Fellowship

  • Full Time, Fixed Term contract up to July 2026. Contract for 18 months starting in January 2025. 

  • Full time starting salary is normally in the range £34,980 to £44,263

Roles and Duties of University of Birmingham Cadbury Fellowship

The responsibilities may include some but not all of the responsibilities outlined below.

  • Develop research objectives and proposals for own or joint research, with assistance of a mentor if required
  • Contribute to writing bids for research funding
  • Analyse and interpret data
  • Apply knowledge in a way which develops new intellectual understanding
  • Disseminate research findings for publication, research seminars etc
  • Supervise students on research related work and provide guidance to PhD students where appropriate to the discipline
  • Contribute to Departmental/School research-related activities and research-related administration
  • Contribute to enterprise, business development and/or public engagement activities of manifest benefit to the College and the University, often under supervision of a project leader
  • Collect research data; this may be through a variety of research methods, such as field research, literature reviews, and research interviews 
  • Present research outputs, including drafting academic publications or parts thereof, for example at seminars 

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How to Apply for University of Birmingham Cadbury Fellowship (Step by Step)

To apply for the University of Birmingham Cadbury Fellowship, interested and qualified applicants should follow the procedures below;

  • Click on the button below to visit the fellowship application webpage
  • Click on APPLY NOW
  • Proceed to create an account and verify it
  • Log in, fill in your personal details, and submit required attachments
  • Applicants should include a full CV, a cover letter detailing their skills and experience, a research proposal covering the period of the Fellowship, a writing sample of up to 10,000 words, and the details of two referees.
  • Informal inquiries to Dr Jessica Johnson email:  J.Johnson.5@bham.ac.uk

Deadline: May 27, 2024

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