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Futures Fellowships

University of Glasgow
Glasgow City (GB)
Closing date
25 Aug 2024

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Life Science
Job Type
Employment - Hours
Full time
Fixed term
Professional certification

Futures Fellowships

Research and Teaching

Grade 8/9

The University of Glasgow’s College of Medical, Veterinary & Life Sciences (MVLS) is investing significantly in developing future academic leaders through the provision of up to 10 prestigious academic fellowships. These early career academic opportunities are available for those with ambition to become leaders in their chosen field and who have a demonstrable and emerging publication output.

Our vision for 2033 will build a College that is vibrant and impactful, through which our inventions, interventions, and innovations will shape the social, cultural, and economic prosperity.  We aim to be celebrated globally for our excellence and delivery under four ‘College Futures’.  Learn about the College Futures here

Who we’re looking for

At the point of application, Fellows must have:

  • A PhD and at least 3-years postdoctoral research experience.
  • An emerging track record of high quality research publications.
  • Research interests that align with at least one of our College Futures.

How to apply

Download a copy of our application form from our website, which can be found at the bottom of the ‘Job Details’ screen. Once you have completed the application form, click the 'Apply for job' button and upload a copy of the completed form under the 'Upload Application Form and CV' section of your application. You should also upload a copy of your CV which should be no more than 2-pages.

The closing date for applications is 23:45 on 25th August 2024.

Informal enquiries should be directed in the first instance to

Next steps

Candidates who are successful in their initial application will be invited to liaise with colleagues within the host School to develop a research proposal and present to their School Community. It is expected that this will take place between 16th September – 19th November 2024.

Further information on key dates and the assessment process are available at the following page:

Salary and Benefits

In exceptional cases a more senior appointment may be made at Grade 9 (£57,696 - £64,914). It is anticipated that Fellows who continue to demonstrate strategic-fit and complete a successful review at the end of year 5 will transition to an open-ended post.

To support you on your journey, you can expect:

  • A warm, welcoming and engaging organisational culture, where your talents are developed and success is celebrated and shared.
  • An excellent employment package with generous terms and conditions including 41 days of leave for full time staff, pension, benefits and discount packages.
  • Financial support to help kick-start your research.
  • Access to cutting edge facilities, equipment and support from the College Research Management Team.
  • Mentoring aimed at sharing knowledge and guiding you towards achieving your personal and professional career goals.
  • Access to training and development opportunities designed specifically for our Fellows.
  • To be part of a wider network that fosters collaborations with peers across the College and wider University.
  • Relocation assistance will be provided where appropriate.

 We believe that we can only reach our full potential through the talents of all. Equality, diversity and inclusion are at the heart of our values. Applications are particularly welcome from across our communities and in particular people from the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) community, and other protected characteristics who are under-represented within the University. Read more on how the University promotes and embeds all aspects of equality and diversity within our community, endorse the principles of Athena Swan and hold bronze, silver and gold awards across the University.


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