Chemistry: Next Generation Lectureships

Chemistry: Next Generation Lectureships

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Lecturers at Cambridge are established researchers who are responsible for guiding, training and scrutinising research output, as well as sharing their knowledge through teaching.

New lectureship positions will allow the most talented researchers to progress to the next stage in their career, encouraging them to pursue their research in Cambridge.  As lecturers they in turn lead their own research groups of early-career research fellows, postdoctoral researchers and PhD students.

We want talented researchers to stay at Cambridge and pursue their brilliant ideas here; Next Generation Lectureships allow us to support them to do that.

Next steps

  • £2.15 million will endow a Next Generation Lectureship permanently
  • £1million will fund a Next Generation Lectureship for 10 years

To discuss your philanthropic goals or explore opportunities for collaborative investment, please contact me.

Glen Whitehead

Glen Whitehead

Head of Major Gifts – University Strategic Initiatives

glen.whitehead@admin.cam.ac.uk

+44 (0)1223 330112 or mobile: +44 (0)7711 500332

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