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

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NIHR Clinical Lecturer 2014 (Medical) - recruitment is now open

Closing date: 31 March 2015 Publish date: 01 April 2014

The 2014 NIHR Clinical Lectureship recruitment round is now open and will end on 31 March 2015.

Prospective applicants should note that they must contact the relevant LETB/Deanery 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. Take up of posts will start from 1 April 2014.

Please note that successful applicants must be in post before 31 March 2015, therefore LETBs/Deaneries need to allow enough time to advertise, shortlist, interview and where required, allow for notice periods to be given.

Further information is available from the NIHR Clinical Lectureship information page.


NIHR CLAHRC West Midlands funded PhD Studentship

Closing date: 01 April 2015 Publish date: 10 March 2015

NIHR CLAHRC West Midlands are advertising an opportunity for a PhD studentship linked to their Prevention and Detection of Diseases theme (3) at University of Warwick.

This PhD studentship will investigate how to communicate biopsy results to women in the NHS Breast Screening Programme. The research approach will be mixed methods with an opportunity to involve a randomised controlled trial.

Location: Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick

Find out more.

Closing date: 1st April 2015


NIHR CLAHRC South West Peninsula funded Researcher vacancy (Oxford based)

Closing date: 08 April 2015 Publish date: 18 March 2015

Health Services Researcher (Realist Review) Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, Radcliffe Observatory Quarter, Woodstock Road, Oxford

Applications are invited for a health services researcher to work on a realist review of interventions to improve antimicrobial prescribing of doctors in training. The project is the result of collaboration between the University of Oxford, University of Exeter and Plymouth University and Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry.

The role allows the candidate to manage their own academic research, get involved in project management and coordinate multiple aspects of work.

The post is full-time, fixed-term to 30 November 2016 and would ideally start from 1 June 2015.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on 8 April 2015. Interviews will be held on Wednesday 22 April 2015.

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NIHR CLAHRC North Thames funded PhD Studentships

Closing date: 18 April 2015 Publish date: 12 March 2015

The National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care (CLAHRC) North Thames is now recruiting to its 2015 PhD studentships. NIHR CLAHRC North Thames is one of 13 CLAHRCs across England which have been funded to conduct high quality applied health research, focused on the needs of patients and the public to produce a direct impact on health and the way that health care/public health is organised and delivered.The available projects are:

  • use of existing electronic data to study health services across organisations and care sectors
  • theory-based interventions to support optimal adherence to maintenance treatment for asthma
  • evaluation of an online improvement tool to maximise the implementation of NICE Guidance for suspected cancer
  • developing patient and public involvement in large-scale change
  • measuring the cost-effectiveness of quality improvement interventions
  • work preparing the field for interventions or theory based intervention or to support people with dementia and their carers - in either: 1) the field of Black and Minority Ethnic families 2) in prevention of abuse 3) in advance decision making 4) managing agitation 5) improving quality of life
  • interventions to improve nutrition and healthy weight in Bangladeshi children and young people: translation of women's group approach from resource poor countries to the UK.

Closing date for applications is 18 April 2015.

More information and how to apply.


NIHR CLAHRC funded PhD Studentship

Closing date: 30 April 2015 Publish date: 21 January 2015

Applications are invited for a three year PhD studentship, funded by the NIHR Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care (CLAHRC) West Midlands at the Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick.

The studentship should attract an individual with a broad range of quantitative methodological expertise who is interested in engaging with and complementing clinical practice to improve patient care.

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HEE/ NIHR ICA Programme competition launch: funding opportunities for non-medical healthcare professionals

Closing date: 28 May 2015 Publish date: 05 March 2015

Health Education England (HEE) and The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) are pleased to announce the launch of the first Integrated Clinical Academic (ICA) Programme competitions for doctoral and post-doctoral awards.

The ICA Programme provides personal research training awards for healthcare professionals (excluding doctors and dentists) who wish to develop careers that combine clinical research and research leadership with continued clinical practice and clinical development. 

Read more and apply

The closing date for applications is 1pm on Thursday 28th May 2015


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.