Applications are invited for 2 year launching fellowships from individuals with a strong academic record who wish to develop a career in primary care research. The goal of these fellowships is for the fellow to publish papers from their PhD and write grant applications to secure future funding (e.g. an NIHR fellowship). These fellowships are to taken up from October 2018. There are three fellowships available in 2018. Awards can be based in any of the nine universities within the NIHR School for Primary Care Research: Bristol, Cambridge, Keele, Manchester, Newcastle, Nottingham, Oxford, Southampton and University College London. Details of the specific research training opportunities available at each university are described below. Applicants must have experience of research in primary care or a closely related field of medicine. Applicants will have obtained their research doctorate or submitted their PhD or MD thesis for examination, but must not normally be more than three years post-doctoral at the time of applying.
Remuneration for fellowships will depend on previous experience but most appointees will receive a salary of £30 000 – £38 000 per annum. The fellowship covers salary and some research and training costs. All applicants must ensure that their proposed research project is compatible with the published NIHR remit https://www.nihr.ac.uk/02-documents/funding/Training-Programmes/TCC-NIHR-Remit-For-Personal-Awards.pdf
Further information is available – https://www.spcr.nihr.ac.uk/files/trainees/lf-2018
HOW TO MAKE AN APPLICATION
Potential applicants are strongly encouraged to contact the university they would like to host the award to discuss their application. Please email Frances Cater, PCU Coordinator – firstname.lastname@example.org
Interested individuals should complete a standard application form (SAF) and email it to the School’s Senior Scientific Manager, Dr Georgina Fletcher at: email@example.com
- Please state Launching Fellowship 2018 as the subject of the email
- Please label the SAF file with the convention: Surname_SAF_LF18
- No other documents should be submitted as part of the application
- Applications must be received by 12 noon on 16 February 2018.