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Clinical Training (PhD) Fellowship

Internal GOSH/ICH and External applicants. 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for clinicians interested in paediatric translational research to undertake a three year Clinical PhD Fellowship funded by the NIHR. 2-3 fellowships will be available to start within the next academic year (start date flexible)

Successful candidates will be able to undertake their Fellowship based at the ICH. They will need to identify their supervisors, chosen research project, and host institute as part of this application (see further details in the job description). Funding is available to support 2-3 Clinical PhD Fellowships and will be based at ICH.

The programme offers £32,478 - £48,123 per annum or Junior Doctors Pay Scale - £26,614 - £46,208 per annum (appointment will be made on the appropriate pay scale in line with the appointed candidate’s clinical training and experience).

Key Requirements:

Hold a registered primary qualification in Medicine (e.g. MBBS), and be eligible for full registration or hold limited registration with the General Medical Council (GMC). 
Be undertaking their specialty training and would be desirable to have completed their Membership of the Royal College of Physicians (MRCP), Surgeons (MRCS), or equivalent exam. 
Be at an appropriate point in their clinical training to undertake a PhD, and should have clear plans for the completion of their specialty training. Applicants should consult their deanery about undertaking a PhD and their plans to complete specialty training before developing an application. 
Demonstrate their ambition to pursue a clinical academic career path, and be able to provide evidence of any previous research experience. Candidates do not need to have held a previous position with formal research time (e.g. an academic foundation or academic clinical fellowship (ACF) post), but some previous research experience to provide evidence that a candidate is prepared to undertake a PhD would be helpful.
Have a good grasp of the proposed project including the research plan, the potential for the research to provide patient benefit in future, and likely barriers to the success of the project. 
Not have previously undertaken PhD. Candidates who have started a PhD (or equivalent) may be considered, however they are only eligible to apply if, at the proposed start date, they have not been registered for more than 12 months if registered full time, or 24 months if registered part time. 
Be able to provide recent evidence that their spoken and written command of the English language is adequate for the Fellowship for which they have applied, if they are not nationals of a majority English speaking country, in line with UCL PhD entry requirement (see English language requirements for further information). 
Successful candidates will be able to undertake their Fellowship based here at the ICH. They will need to identify their supervisors, chosen research project, and host institute as part of this application (see further details in the job description). Applicants can either contact prospective PIs directly, or the BRC can facilitate this through the EOI form. In order to apply and download the application form(s) - please follow this link.

Closing Date - 2 Jan 2019
Latest time for the submission of applications - 23:59
Interview date - TBC

Closed vacancies

Senior Research Fellow - Springboard Fellowship in Child Health Research

The Springboard Fellowships’ programme aims to attract junior group leaders to ICH to enhance research in the short term and provide the Institute with research leaders for the future. Within the 2-year appointment, Fellows will be expected to: Develop an international quality research programme, in conjunction with an existing research group at ICH; Submit one or more competitive applications for externally funded career development awards (or equivalent intermediate-level fellowships).

While all areas of child health research are of interest, particular priority will be given to candidates in: (i) children’s cancer; (ii) metabolic diseases of children; (iii) neuromuscular diseases of children; (iv) birth defects and regenerative medicine.

Fellowship is available up to two years in the first instance. 

Key Requirements
Springboard Fellows will be PhD-trained clinical or non-clinical scientists in child health research who have developed a vision for their future research independence. A track record will be expected in terms of high quality publications, involvement in external grant or fellowship applications, and experience of supervising research staff and students. A draft proposal for an independent research fellowship application, and a competitive CV, will be required at the time of appointment.

Further information and how to apply
To Apply and further information of the vacancy please go to the UCL jobs page.

If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or the application process, please contact Sadaf Mirbaz Jhurree; quoting job reference Ref:1769061

Closing Date: 25 Nov 2018

Latest time for the submission of applications: 23:59

Interview date: 14 December 2018

Clinical Group Leader

We are looking to build our community of medical researchers by joint recruitment of early-career clinical group leaders with our partner universities, Imperial College London, King's College London and UCL.

We welcome applications from clinician scientists who have completed general and/or specialist training in accordance with the requirements of the GMC or have equivalent national medical registration outside the UK, and who wish to set up an independent research programme at the Crick linked to a related department at Imperial, King’s or UCL.

Successful candidates will be appointed to the university department, but establish their main research base at the Crick.

Applications close at 00:00 on Thursday 11 October 2018.

Please apply directly at the Crick.

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