New Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Career Development Fellowships: Call for expressions of interest
The Wellcome Trust has launched a new and exciting funding scheme which offers up to eight years of funding for medical, dental and clinical psychology graduates at postdoctoral level, and the flexibility to balance research and clinical work. The Fellowship from the Trust can be held full-time or part-time. As well as salary, the Fellowship can offer funds for research expenses, funding for a research assistant, and support for public engagement.
Further details of the scheme and of how to apply are available here: https://wellcome.ac.uk/funding/clinical-research-career-development-fellowships
The Primary Care Unit within the Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine would be pleased to hear from eligible clinician-researchers interested in applying to be hosted at Cambridge to pursue research relating to primary care medicine. The Primary Care Unit has a strong post-doctoral community, and provides a supportive environment with a strong track-record of mentoring clinical researchers.
Expressions of interest are particularly encouraged which relate to existing research programmes within the Unit. For more information
about our areas of current work, see: http://www.phpc.cam.ac.uk/pcu/research/research-groups/
This appointment requires an Honorary Clinical Contract with the appropriate Trust. This will be arranged as part of the appointment paperwork for successful applicants.
Please contact Frances Cater at PCUPA@medschl.cam.ac.uk by 25 October 2016 if you would be interested to discuss applying for the Wellcome Fellowship with the Primary Care Unit at Cambridge as your host institution. Please ensure that you include a covering letter, including a paragraph about the area of research you would wish to pursue and anticipated methodology and CV, as part of your application.
The closing date for applications is 25 October 2016.
Please quote reference RH10215 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.
The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity. The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.
More funding information
See our separate page on funding opportunities for research into topics relevant to primary care and general practice.