Fellowship Support

Plant and Agricultural Sciences Fellowships at the University of Bristol

Are you planning to apply for an Independent Fellowship? 

At Bristol, we benefit from excellent facilities and host a vibrant group of plant and agricultural scientists. We offer a collaborative, interdisciplinary and supportive research environment for independent research fellows to flourish. The Bristol Centre for Agricultural Innovation (BCAI) is offering an additional £50,000 to boost project funding for three individuals that are awarded Independent Research Fellowships at the University of Bristol (such as BBSRC David Phillips Fellowships or Royal Society University Research Fellowships) within the remit of plant and agricultural research. 

This call also extends to the early career Leverhulme fellowships, in this case BCAI are able to contribute (up to £55,000) to the Fellow’s salary costs in years 2 & 3 of the fellowship. For more details see: www.leverhulme.ac.uk/early-career-fellowships

To be considered for BCAI and departmental support, prospective fellowship candidates are required to submit an expression of interest. Please complete BCAI-EOI-form (Office document, 81kB) and send with a 2-page CV to: 

Dr Helen Harper (uob-bcai@bristol.ac.uk) by the 9th October.  


Launch of call 25 July 2021
Expression of interest deadline 9 October 2021
Decision communicated to applicants Early November 2021 

How we use your information

Your CV and other information submitted will only be viewed by relevant staff within the School of Biological Sciences in order to be considered for progression in the application process. It will not be shared with other parties or used for other purposes. It will be held securely and only for as long as strictly necessary for the stated purposes. Please see the statement at the following link for full details of how the University uses the personal data of staff and applicants:












Please contact Dr Helen Harper (uob-bcai@bristol.ac.uk) with any informal enquiries.

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