Eligibility criteria

  • Applications must be made jointly by the relevant Host university and the nominated Visiting Professor (VP)
  • Details of two university contact details must be given for reporting purposes
  • The Award requires that the Visiting Professor must be able to start their Activities with the University between September and November 2019
  • Applicants and their nominated Visiting Professor must demonstrate their commitment to the objectives of the scheme
  • Visiting Professors must be able to commit a minimum of one day per month on average over the duration of the three-year Award. Dates are fully flexible to best suit the needs of the academic unit (for example department, school or faculty)
  • Applications are welcome from any engineering discipline. Engineering is defined in its broadest sense, encompassing a wide range of diverse fields, including computer science and materials
  • The Academy is committed to diversity and welcomes nominations and nominees from women and other groups who are currently under-represented across engineering, as well as recognising the full breadth of engineering
  • Any applications that are incomplete or do not adhere to the guidelines may be rejected.