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Announcement about Leverhulme Early Career Fellowships

Posted on 7 December 2020

The Department of Music at the University of York invites expressions of interest from those considering applying for a Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowship.

Expressions of interest should be no longer than 5 pages, and should include the following:

  • Summary of your proposed project, including research questions, scholarly context, methodology and planned outputs [2 pages].
  • Short CV with i) relevant academic and musical experience and ii) details of existing and forthcoming publications, including any practice research outputs [1-2 pages].
  • Details of your eligibility to apply for the fellowship (see guidance) and agreement from a member of our departmental staff to act as your mentor with an explanation of how the Department and the University of York can provide the right support and infrastructure for your project [up to 1 page].

Our research clusters include the Contemporary Music Research CentreMusical Cultures and Communities and Music, Science and Technology Research Cluster. Find out more about the Humanities Research Centre, and explore the University's Research Themes.

Outline proposals will be considered by the Departmental Research Committee, and one project will be selected for departmental and faculty support to complete the full application to the Leverhulme Trust before the deadline on 25 February 2021. Please send expressions of interest of up to 5 pages to the Chair of our Departmental Research Committee, Dr Federico Reuben ( by Monday 4 January 2021.

Find out more about the Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowship.