Applicant deadline 6 May 2020 (17:00)
The Royal Scientific Society and the British Academy are pleased to launch the call for the Jordan – UK El Hassan bin Talal Research Chair in Sustainability. This call is open to established scholars of any nationality in any discipline within the social sciences and humanities who are recognised internationally for their expertise in the area of sustainability.
The Jordan – UK El Hassan bin Talal Research Chair in Sustainability is a joint initiative between the British Academy and the Royal Scientific Society of Jordan (RSS), and is open to Ph.D. scholars holding at least an Associate Professorship title. Its aim is to enhance the research and innovation capacity of Jordan for long-term sustainable
development. The initiative is supported by the Newton-Khalidi Fund. The British Academy and the RSS are inviting applications from established scholars in any discipline within the social sciences and humanities with international recognition for their expertise in the area of sustainability, have an outstanding track record of supervising early career researchers and are interested in taking up a full-time four-year appointment at the RSS in Amman, Jordan (with up to three months each year spent at higher education or research institutions in the UK). The available award is up to
£240,000 per annum over 4 years. This includes the Research Chair’s salary and research expenses (inclusive of costs related to any periods spent in the UK) as well as financial support for a number of early career scholars who will be appointed by the Research Chair and be based at the RSS as a part of their research team.
- Application form and scheme notes are available here
- Applicant deadline 6 May 2020 (17:00)
- Result announced approx. 3 months after the closure of the round
- Awards available from the 1 September 2020
Eligibility requirements, application and further information can be found here
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