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University embarks on recruitment drive for early career researchers

1 October 2014 |

250 Great MindsThe University of Leeds is offering 250 new opportunities for academic researchers in its biggest ever recruitment drive.

The £100m investment "250 great minds" initiative, launched today.  It aims to recruit 250 early career academic fellows over the next three years.

With the unique fellowship scheme, successful applicants will embark on a five year strutured development programme, leading to an established position as an associate professor. The recruitment campaign has been driven by the University’s ambition to develop and explore new research and educational opportunities on an interdisciplinary basis.

Sir Alan Langlands, University of Leeds Vice-Chancellor, said: "Leeds is making an unparalleled investment in new academic staff who will be given the opportunity to build strong, independent research portfolios and deliver innovative  research-led teaching."

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