Applications are now open for the Software Sustainability Institute Fellowship Programme which engages with individuals who are passionate about research software use and/or development and helps to support them to better understand the challenges faced by their domains. The programme also helps to support them as ambassadors for better software practices in their areas of working and Institutions.
Fellows are drawn from a wide range of areas, experience, and career stages including PhD students, research software engineers, researchers and PDRAs. Being a Fellow helps to develop skills and knowledge in your area of software sustainability, empowers you to speak about software sustainability issues and network with like-minded individuals from a wide variety of research areas.
Each Fellow is allocated £3,000 to spend over fifteen months, from 1st January 2018 until 31st March 2019. The funding is flexible to support activities that are beneficial to both the Fellows and the Institute: for instance, to fund travel to conferences, to setup and run workshops, to organise software sustainability sessions at domain conferences, or to host, organise or teach training events. To see what activities have been undetaken by previous Fellows please visit the Fellows page on the SSI website.
There will be a launch webinar on the 15th of September where you can find out more about the programme, the application process, existing Fellows experiences and have your questions answered. Please register your interest for the webinar on the SSI website.
If you are interested in applying we can help with your application or chat with you to tell you more about the Fellowship Programme. Please get in touch.