Fellowship Information Day

Fellowship Information Day


Department of Earth Sciences
South Parks Road

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Thu 2nd May 2019
10am – 4pm
Booking required

Join us for our annual Fellowship Information Day at the Oxford Department of Earth Sciences!

This one-day event is aimed at Postgraduate students and PostDoctoral researchers in the field of Earth Sciences, interested in continuing an academic career. Whether you are just finishing your PhD and looking for postdoc opportunities, or an early career researcher keen to gain academic independence and become your own PI, sign up now to attend this free day of talks and join in the discussion.


Event Programme:

10:00 – 10:15  Introduction
10:15 – 11:00  What to do after your PhD? – Early career/junior fellowships in UK and Europe
11:15 – 11:30  Coffee and Tea
11:30 – 12:00  Advanced fellowships – NERC, Royal Society, ERC
12:00 – 12:30  A view from the other side of the table… Insights from a NERC IRF panel member’s perspective
12:30 – 13:15  Lunch (self organised)
13:15 – 13:30  What you need to know – Practical issues from the Oxford Research officer
13:30 – 14:30  Life as a postdoc and academic – Managing short contracts, families and moving around
14:30 – 16:00  Breakout discussions for junior and advanced fellowships
16:00  Wrap up with tea and coffee

After: Lab tours for visitors (optional)

Speakers include: Prof. Conall Mac Niocaill, Prof. Helen Johnson, Dr. Paula Koelemeijer, and Gavin Bird



What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

For travel information, please visit: https://www.earth.ox.ac.uk/contact/

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

If you have questions about the event, please email Dr. Mike Cassidy (michael.cassidy@earth.ox.ac.uk) or Dr. Franziska Lechleitner (franziska.lechleitner@earth.ox.ac.uk).

If you have any particular access requirements, or need further assistance, please email: reception@earth.ox.ac.uk or call: 01865 272000

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