Empower research! Apply for a Software Sustainability Institute's 2016 Fellowship.

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Shoaib Sufi

Sep 2, 2015, 12:02:56 PM9/2/15
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Apply at http://bit.ly/ssi-fellows

What's it about
The Fellowship Programme run by the Software Sustainability Institute
(www.software.ac.uk) funds researchers in exchange for their expertise
and advice. The main goals of the Programme are encouraging best
practice and gathering information about research software from all
disciplines, and encouraging Fellows to develop their interests in the
area of software sustainability (especially in their areas of work).
The Programme also supports capacity building and policy development

Each Fellow is allocated £3,000 to spend over fifteen months. 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 at Software Carpentry or similar training events.

Fellows are drawn from a wide range of areas, experience, and career
stages: visit http://www.software.ac.uk/fellows to read more about who
has been awarded Fellowships in previous years.

The Fellowship is open to UK based applicants.

Who its for
If you are:

* a researcher who uses software,
* a developer who writes tools for scientists,
* a research software engineer who supports the work of researchers
with software,
* an advocate for best practice in software use for your research domain,
* in a leadership role in projects or organisations that make heavy
use of research software,
* passionate about software in research in any way,

... then the Fellowship Programme will be of interest to you!

How to apply
Visit http://bit.ly/ssi-fellows for more information about the
programme and how to apply. There are also detail of the upcoming
Fellows 2016 launch webinar on 11 September at 3pm which will provide
more details about the Fellowship Programme, and where you can ask
questions directly to the Institute's Community team and some of our

We are looking for applicants at any career stage who can demonstrate
a passion for their area, the ability to communicate ideas
effectively, and a real interest in the role of software in research.

The Software Sustainability Institute Fellowship Programme is your
chance to be empowered to talk about software in your research domain
to a wider audience, network with others who share a passion about
software in research, and learn about key skills of benefit to you and
those you collaborate with - apply at http://bit.ly/ssi-fellows!

Shoaib Sufi
Community Lead
Software Sustainability Institute
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