Funding available through the Software Sustainability Institute's Fellowship

Author: Guest blogger
Posted: 18 Sep 2013 | 16:28

This article comes from Aleksandra Pawlik from the Software Sustainability Institute, Manchester

The Software Sustainability Institute is offering Fellowships with £3000 funding for travel, collaboration and running events. The Fellowship Programme 2014 recognises outstanding UK-based researchers who use software.

The deadline for the applications is 27th September 2013 at 5pm BST. Apply now to become a Fellow!

Fellows advise the Software Sustainability Institute (SSI) on important software, evangelise software practices and champion the adoption of best-of-breed software. Fellows will contribute to the SSI blog, and are supported in advertising their own research.

The SSI is seeking 15 outstanding researchers at different career stages, from PhDs to professors, and from a wide range of research disciplines in science, technology and engineering, as well as in arts and humanities. Successful Fellows will have a demonstrable knowledge and visibility in their community and have excellent communication skills. Fellowships last thirteen months and are available from 1 January 2014 through to 31 March 2015.

The £3000 funding is flexible and can be used for travel to conferences, setting up and running workshops, starting new collaborations or hosting/teaching at Software Carpentry training events.

Deadline and selection process

The closing date for applications is 27th September 2013, 5PM BST. The selected candidates will be invited to attend a face-to-face selection day in Manchester o Wednesday 13 November 2013, so please hold the date! The list of Institute's Fellows for 2014 will officially be announced in early December 2013.

The Programme launch event was held via a webinar on 12th September  and the full recording from the webinar is now available. For further details, please see the Fellowship Programme page.

Contact

 Aleksandra Pawlik, Software Sustainability Institute