Lord Kelvin Adam Smith Research Fellowships

Published: 21 November 2016

Applications are now open for the University of Glasgow’s LKAS Fully Funded Research Fellowships.

The University of Glasgow is growing its global reputation for world-changing research. As part of our investment in research excellence we are recruiting Lord Kelvin Adam Smith Research Fellows to enrich our community and are inviting applications from researchers with the talent and ambition to become our future research leaders. 

Fully Funded Fellowships 

Fellowships are available in the following research areas. You can find more information, including how to apply, on the Fully Funded webpages.

College of Arts
3 Fellowships, 1 each in the following areas:
  • History of Armed Conflict and Trauma
  • Comparative Literature and Translation
  • Fantasy Literature
College of Science & Engineering Up to 2 Fellowships from any of the following themes:
  • Heterogeneous Catalysis
  • Cybersecurity
  • Engineering Challenges in Energy & Environment
  • Engineering Challenges in Healthcare
  • Stressed Environments & Communities
  • Mathematical & Statistical Ecology: Monitoring, Modelling and Mitigation in a Changing World
  • Advanced Materials for Physics and Cross-disciplinary Science
  • Dissecting the Carbon Cycle
College of Social Sciences Up to 5 Fellowships from any of the following themes:
  • Global Security, Risk & Resilience
  • Regulation & Competition
  • Social, Economic & Legislative Transformations
  • Health, Wellbeing & Social Care
  • Social Justice, Equity & Change
  • Sustainability & Consumption
Each of these themes can be pursued within or between any of the Schools in the College (Adam Smith Business School, Education, Interdisciplinary Studies, Law, Social and Political Sciences and the Institute of Health and Wellbeing).

Leadership Fellowships

We also offer generous funding incentives to researchers with a track-record of excellence in any discipline who are applying for an externally funded Fellowship to conduct research at the University of Glasgow, or who would like to bring an existing externally funded Fellowship to the University. For more information on these incentives, please see the Leadership Fellowship webpages. The Fellowships are available in each of the four Colleges: Arts; Medical, Veterinary & Life Sciences; Science & Engineering; and Social Sciences.

Fellows will be part of an existing network of Research Fellows and will receive both mentorship and career development support.

More information

For more information on the LKAS Research Fellowships and on how to attract high calibre Fellows to the University, visit www.gla.ac.uk/fellowships or contact Kristy.Bremner@glasgow.ac.uk

First published: 21 November 2016