Career development opportunities

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

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NIHR CLAHRC funded PhD Studentship

Closing date: 16 February 2015 Publish date: 21 January 2015

Applications are invited for a three year PhD studentship, starting in October, 2015, and funded in full (fees and maintenance) by the NIHR Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care East of England (CLAHRC EoE) at Cambridgeshire & Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust.

This is a major research initiative involving the Universities of Cambridge, East Anglia, and Hertfordshire, together with local NHS Trusts, Cambridgeshire County Council and other health and social care organisations, the aim of which is to develop closer links between research and clinical practice in health and social care.

The successful student will be part of the Enduring Disabilities and/or Disadvantage (EDD) Theme of the CLAHRC: (Theme Lead: Professor Anthony Holland). This theme focuses on research relevant to the needs of children and adults with intellectual disabilities and others who are at risk of mental and/or physical health inequalities, because of, for example, autistic spectrum conditions, brain injury, severe and chronic epilepsy, serious mental illness, or childhood experiences that have led to being ‘looked after’ by the local authority.

Applications, which should comprise a completed CLAHRC application and an application to the relevant university, must be received by 16 February.

For more details about the PhD and how to apply visit the NIHR CLAHRC website.


NIHR CLAHRC supported Fellowship scheme

Closing date: 16 February 2015 Publish date: 30 January 2015

Applications are invited for two, one-year fellowships funded by Health Education North Central and East London (HENCEL) and hosted by NIHR CLAHRC North Thames. 

The aim of the HENCEL/NIHR CLAHRC North Thames Developing Clinical Nurse/Midwife/Allied Health Professionals Academics - 2015 Fellowship Scheme is to increase levels of research activity within the nursing, midwifery and AHP workforce in North Central and East London and develop future research leaders. It will provide opportunities for fellows to develop their career as a clinical academic and access support to develop an application for external funding to undertake further postgraduate study. 

For more details about the fellowships and how to apply visit the CLAHRC North Thames website.

The deadline for applications is 5pm, Tuesday 16 February 2015.


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 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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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.