NIHR Research Professorships

The NIHR Research Professorships is the flagship scheme for the NIHR. The award aims to fund research leaders of the future to promote effective translation of research.

The fixed 5-year programme allows outstanding academics to work at professorial level based at a Higher Education Institution, partnered with an NHS organisation.

The NIHR offers two types of Research Professorships:

  • NIHR Research Professorships - based in England only, up to five awards per round  
  • NIHR Global Health Research Professorships - based in all 4 nations, up to two awards per round 

 

NIHR Research Professorships - Round 9 

This NIHR Research Professorships scheme is open to all professions and all Higher Education Institutions (HEI), in partnership with NHS organisations, based in England only, to nominate health researchers and methodologists with an outstanding research record of clinical and applied health research and its effective translation for improved health.  The nominating (lead) organisation must be a HEI.

A maximum of two nominations will be permitted per HEI for the NIHR Research Professorships. 

The following conditions apply:

  • Where two nominees are put forward for consideration for the NIHR Research Professorship, at least one of these must be female;
  • Where only one nominee is put forward for consideration for the NIHR Research Professorship, this could be male or female.

 Apply Here 

 

NIHR Global Health Research Professorships - Round 2

The NIIHR Global Health Research Professorship scheme is open to all professions and all Higher Education Institutions (HEI), in partnership with NHS organisations, based in England and the Devolved Administrations, to nominate health researchers and methodologists with an outstanding research record of clinical and applied health research and its effective translation for improved health. The nominating (lead) organisation must be a HEI.

A maximum of one nomination will be permitted per HEI for the NIHR Global Health Research Professorships. 

The NIHR Global Health Research Professorship nomination must be for a candidate undertaking research which aims to specifically and primarily benefit individuals in countries on the OECD DAC list.

The following conditions apply:

  • Where only one nominee is put forward for consideration for the NIHR Research Professorship, this could be male or female.

 Apply Here 

For Further Information

Email: academy-programmes@nihr.ac.uk, with the subject NIHR Research Professorships.

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