There are outstanding opportunities for becoming a postdoctoral researcher (PDRA) at Imperial College London. Here I have listed five of the highly-competitive funding schemes.
I am available to mentor potential Post-Doc applicants on research topics related to robotics and machine learning. Interested candidates should contact me by e-mail before submitting their application.
Imperial College JRF (Junior Research Fellowship)
- A competitive salary
- Research and travel expenses of up to £45,000
- Personal mentoring support from a senior Imperial academic
- The chance to take full responsibility for setting and directing your own research agenda
Royal Society URF (University Research Fellowship)
- 80% of the basic salary costs up to £39,389.64 in the first year, estates costs and indirect costs
- Research expenses (up to £13,000 for the first year and up to £11,000 annually thereafter)
RAEng Research Fellowship
- Freedom to concentrate on basic research in any field of engineering
- The services of a mentor to offer advice and to facilitate the formation of industrial links
- EPSRC has defined three career stages (postdoctoral, early and established career) and the attributes expected at each stage.
- Applications can be submitted at any time and will be processed on a rolling basis at a review panel.
Newton International Fellowships
- This scheme is for non-UK scientists who are at an early stage of their research career and wish to conduct research in the UK.
- Eligibility requirements: to have a PhD, no more than 7 years of full-time postdoctoral experience, work outside the UK, and not hold UK citizenship