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Academic Clinical Fellowship (both medical and dental)



The Academic Clinical Fellowship (ACF) is aimed at anyone interested in developing a career in research alongside clinical training and successful awardees will have access to Masters-level research training.

Posts can be taken part-time as long as the academic component remains at 25% whole time equivalent.

As an ACF you will spend:

  • 75% of your time in specialist clinical training
  • 25% of your time in research or educationalist training.

To be eligible for an ACF you must be:

  • Medically or dentally qualified
  • At the early stages of speciality training
  • Able to demonstrate outstanding potential for a career in academic medicine or dentistry
  • Able to meet the clinical specification for the advertised post.