Call for 2021-22 Turing Fellows

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Applications are now open to eligible candidates wishing to become Turing Fellows at The Alan Turing Institute for the 2021-2022 academic year

Turing Fellows are scholars with proven research excellence in data science, artificial intelligence or a related field whose research would be significantly enhanced through active involvement with the Turing network of universities and partners. The call is open to mid-to-senior career stage researchers based at the Institute’s 13 university partners. Both current Turing Fellows and new applicants are eligible to apply.

These fellowships will be offered on a 12-month unfunded basis with various benefits that being part of the Turing’s vibrant, interdisciplinary and collaborative research community brings. All fellowships will commence on 1 October 2021. The Alan Turing Institute are committed to building a diverse network of fellows and encourage applicants from a range of backgrounds to apply.

Interested applicants with queries should contact the University of Manchester Turing Lead, Professor Magnus Rattray or University of Manchester Liaison Manager, Matthew Harrison.

How to apply
Applicants wishing to apply must complete the following steps:

  • Read the Turing Fellow Call Document which includes the eligibility criteria.
  • Seek support for your application from your head of School/Department
  • Complete and submit an application by Wednesday 23 June 2021 at 23:59 BST within the Turing’s Flexi-Grant portal. If you have not already done so, all applicants must first register on the system and provide basic details to create a user profile.

Related documents
The Alan Turing Institute have produced a Turing Fellow Call 2021 Frequently Asked Questions document that can be used for reference when completing your application.

You can also find details of this call on The Alan Turing Institute website.