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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 CLAHRC funded PhD Studentship

Closing date: 01 March 2015 Publish date: 04 February 2015

The Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care East of England (CLAHRC EoE) are seeking applications to undertake full-time doctoral study in the field of dementia, frailty and end of life care. These are amongst the greatest health challenges for health services and there is an urgent need to develop research leaders to build the evidence base that underpins the provision in care in these areas.

The successful applicant will receive doctoral study fees (UK/EU) and maintenance full-time for three years starting in October 2015. Projects may be based in University of Cambridge or University of Hertfordshire or University of East Anglia. The successful applicants can expect first class academic supervision and mentoring as well as a programme of formal training in research skills, leadership and project management. They will also have opportunities to work alongside research teams that are working on nationally and internationally funded dementia, frailty and end of life care research projects that use a range of research approaches and methodologies, both within the university they are registered with and across CLAHRC EoE.

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

Application deadline: Midnight Sunday 1st March 2015 

 

 


NIHR School for Primary Care Research funded PhD Studentship

Closing date: 02 March 2015 Publish date: 05 February 2015

The NIHR School for Primary Care Research (SPCR) is inviting applications for this national PhD studentship competition for three year awards from individuals with a strong academic record who wish to develop a career in primary care research. Awards are offered at all the partner Universities within the SPCR: Bristol, Cambridge, Keele, Manchester, Newcastle, Nottingham Oxford, Southampton and University College London.

Awards will normally be taken up in October 2015.

Applicants must have a first degree in a discipline relevant to primary care research and will be expected to complete a PhD/DPhil during the award period. The precise academic qualifications required depend on the University and training offered. Students must be defined as "home" for fee purposes to be eligible to apply for this award.

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NIHR School for Primary Care Research funded GPCP Fellowships

Closing date: 02 March 2015 Publish date: 04 February 2015

GENERAL PRACTICE CAREER PROGRESSION FELLOWSHIPS 2015

The NIHR School for Primary Care Research (SPCR) is inviting applications from general practitioners with a strong academic record and a commitment to a career in academic primary care for these part time awards. Awards are offered at all 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.

These awards are also open to Academic Clinical Fellows and In-Practice Fellows. Applicants holding one of these awards must clearly document progress towards a Doctoral Training Fellowship application or progress, towards doctoral thesis completion in their application.

For more details about the fellowships and how to apply visit the SPCR website


NIHR School for Primary Care Research funded Post-doctoral Fellowship

Closing date: 02 March 2015 Publish date: 04 February 2015

The NIHR School for Primary Care Research (SPCR) is inviting applications for 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 a grant application to secure future funding (e.g. an NIHR fellowship). 

Awards are offered at all nine Universities within the NIHR School for Primary Care Research: Bristol, Cambridge, Keele, Manchester, Newcastle, Nottingham Oxford, Southampton and University College London.

These fellowships are available from October 2015 and are for two years. 

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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 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.