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Leverhulme Early Career Fellowships in the Department of English Studies, Durham University

The Department of English Studies invites expressions of interest from outstanding candidates who wish to apply for a prestigious Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship through Durham University.

We welcome enquiries from eligible candidates, particularly those related to research areas in the department  or to relevant University Research Centres and Institutes. Applications are particularly welcome from women and Black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in the University.

For expressions of interest, candidates are to have made contact with their prospective academic mentor in the Department to confirm their intention to apply to the Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship scheme by 12 noon, Friday 2nd December 2022.

Working in conjunction with their mentor, candidates should check their eligibility to apply. If the mentor agrees to support your application, candidates will be requested to complete and return Durham University’s internal application form, available via the Arts and Humanities Research Team ( by 12 noon, Friday 6th January 2023.

Further information on the Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship, including details of eligibility criteria, can be found at:

Candidates are also strongly advised to review the Leverhulme Trust’s policy on grant making:

For more information or informal enquiries, please contact Dr Mags Leighton, Senior Research Administrator at