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We’re looking to host talented researchers in a variety of fellowships.

Fellowships at Newcastle

We give our researchers the greatest opportunity for success by giving you:

  • a diverse, inclusive, and supportive research environment
  • guidance and support on developing your fellowship proposal
  • access to state-of-the-art facilities, including high performance computing
  • the opportunity for a permanent contract at the end of your fellowship
  • mentorship by experienced research leaders
  • personal development planning
  • support with data management, impact planning, outreach activities and more

We know that everyone’s requirements will be different, so we’re happy to discuss your needs.

Apply to be hosted

Our call for fellowship candidates is open throughout the year.

We’re currently prioritising the following fellowships:

  • Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowship: 5 December 2022
  • Royal Commission of 1851 Research Fellowship: 5 December 2022

For submission requirements, please email Dr Jarlath McKenna at

These deadlines are for applicants who would like to be hosted at Newcastle University. Each fellowship will also have its own submission deadline.

This gives us enough time to consider your application and develop your proposal. Together, we can build a strong application which gives you the greatest opportunity for success.

Fellowship opportunities

If you’re interested in any of the below fellowships, or one that isn’t listed, please contact us.

If you can't find a fellowship you're interested in, contact us and we'll be happy to assist. 

Meet our fellows

Any questions about the fellowship experience at Newcastle University, or life in the region? Reach out to some of our current and past fellows:

Contact us

If you have any questions, or if you would like to transfer your fellowship to Newcastle University, you can contact:

Dr Jarlath McKenna, Research Funding Development Manager