To be eligible:

  • Applicants should hold a permanent post at a UK university
  • Applicants should be early to mid-career academics (lecturer/reader or equivalent). Professorial candidates are not eligible for this scheme.
  • Applicants should be currently teaching engineering at undergraduate or postgraduate level at a UK University.
  • Applicants must have a minimum of two years teaching experience, as permanent academic.
  • The industry host must have a significant presence in the UK. The secondment must be conducted within the UK.
  • The industry host can be of any size as long as the organisation can demonstrate that it will provide the Industrial Fellow with an appropriate working environment.
  • Fellowships can be held up to six months full-time or on a part time basis of up to 12 months.

Any applications that are incomplete or do not adhere to the guidelines mentioned in the guidance notes, may be rejected.