NRS/Universities Scottish Senior Clinical Fellowship Scheme 2017

NRS/Universities Scottish Senior Clinical Fellowship Scheme 2017

Applications are invited from outstanding early career clinical academics, medical and dental, for five-year tenure track senior research fellowships to be held in the University.

Funded by a partnership between the Chief Scientist Office, Scottish Government Health and Social Care Directorates (which together support NHS Research Scotland, NRS) and the Universities of Aberdeen, Dundee, Edinburgh, Glasgow and St. Andrews, the scheme represents the post-CCT element of the Scottish Clinical Research Excellence Development Scheme. The Academy of Medical Sciences will partner the stakeholders, assisting a selection panel with peer review and providing independent mentorship to those appointed.

The scheme provides an attractive research-focused entry point to a permanent clinical academic career in one of five excellent research environments, each of which offers distinctive strengths and opportunities described in the further particulars.

Applicants should have:

  • Post-doctoral (PhD/MD) research experience,
  • A strong publication record in your discipline and,
  • Have won competitive research or fellowship funding at some time prior to application.

The scheme is available to those working in the full range of medical and dental disciplines, including academic primary care and public health.