Senior Research Fellow - Springboard Fellowship in Child Health Research

CLOSED: 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