Career development opportunities

Current research career development opportunities including training programmes and fellowships based in the NIHR research infrastructure

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NIHR Knowledge Mobilisation Research Fellowship Programme – 4th Annual Competition Now Open

Closing date: 24 September 2015 Publish date: 02 July 2015

Knowledge Mobilisation Research (KMR) Fellowships are designed to support a balance of innovative knowledge mobilisation and research into the processes and impacts of such innovation. Through innovative practice and systematic study of that practice, KMR Fellows advance knowledge and understanding about research use, its influence and its impact.

KMR Fellowships are personal awards that cover an individual's salary costs, fund a tailored training and development programme and fund the activities needed to complete an appropriate knowledge mobilisation research project.

The 4th annual competition launched on Thursday 2nd July 2015. The closing date for applications is Thursday 24th September 2015 at 1.00pm.

More information, including guidance notes and the link for applying is available from the NIHR Knowledge Mobilisation Research Fellowship Programme pages.


NIHR CLAHRC North Thames funded Research Associate/Senior Research Associate vacancy

Closing date: 25 September 2015 Publish date: 24 August 2015

The NIHR CLAHRC North Thames is currently accepting applications for a full-time Research Associate or Senior Research Associate to work in the Health Economics Group in the UCL Department of Applied Health Research (DAHR). The Health Economics Group is a team of researchers applying health economics and other quantitative methods to evaluate health care/population health interventions, services, systems and national policies which are most likely to have a substantial impact on health and on health/health care inequalities.

Closing date for applications is 25 September 2015.  

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NIHR ACFs (Dental) 2015 - recruitment is now open

Closing date: 31 March 2016 Publish date: 19 November 2014

The 2015 NIHR Dental Academic Clinical Fellowship (ACF) recruitment round is now open and will close on 31st March 2016Take up of posts will start from 1st April 2015.

Dental schools are free to advertise Dental ACF posts in any GDC approved specialty or in General Dental Practice. Prospective applicants should note that they must contact the relevant LETB in the first instance for further information on post availability and the recruitment process. This includes dates for when the posts will be advertised and the associated closing dates.

Please note that successful applicants must be in post before 31st March 2016, therefore LETBs need to allow enough time to advertise, shortlist, interview and where required, allow for notice periods to be given.

Before applying you are recommended to read the following information and guidance as well as any relevant information and guidance provided by individual LETBs.

Further information for these posts can be found on the 2015 Dental ACF information for applicants page.