We are the UK's leading organisation dedicated to realising the potential of scientists and engineers returning to research following a career break
Have you had a career break for family, caring or health reasons? Would you like to return to your research career? If so, take a look at our current opportunities including sponsored fellowships for returning engineers and mathematicians at Sussex University, and for chemists at any UK university. Read on to find out more.
A key element of the Daphne Jackson Fellowship is to help rebuild individuals' self-confidence, which can be lacking following a prolonged career break. Alongside carrying out a novel research project, the Fellowship includes retraining and up-skilling, allowing Fellows to get back up to speed with new methodologies. But it's not just about learning new laboratory techniques and updating IT skills....
The aims of the Daphne Jackson Trust are:
• to enable women and men to return to research with confidence after a career break
• to maintain a talented STEM workforce by offering flexible fellowships
• to support equality and diversity in the workplace
• to develop partnerships that extend the reach and increase the impact of the work of the Trust