IPPRF - Post-Doctoral and Post-CCT Research Fellowship

Job summary

As a world leading centre for research and training, Imperial College London is keen to attract and cultivate the most promising clinical academic researchers at all stages of their careers. Applications are invited from exceptional clinicians to undertake an exciting research Fellowship. The Imperial Post-Doctoral, Post-CCT Research Fellowship (IPPRF) scheme will fund high quality early stage medical clinical academics who have completed...

Job listing information

  • Reference MED00947
  • Date posted 7 December 2018
  • Closing date 25 February 2019

Job description

Job summary

As a world leading centre for research and training, Imperial College London is keen to attract and cultivate the most promising clinical academic researchers at all stages of their careers. Applications are invited from exceptional clinicians to undertake an exciting research Fellowship. The Imperial Post-Doctoral, Post-CCT Research Fellowship (IPPRF) scheme will fund high quality early stage medical clinical academics who have completed their Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) to work towards intermediate fellowship/clinician scientist programmes. Through the Fellowship, you will receive funding for 2 years protected time to conduct research (both salary and consumables) and prepare applications for your next fellowship. This opportunity is available in most specialty areas and aimed at individuals with the potential to become leaders in academic medicine with a commitment to conducting research at Imperial College London.

Essential requirements

 

Applicants must have been awarded a PhD or MD and hold a CCT, or be within 12 months of obtaining CCT (or equivalent) at the time of application.   Awards are up to 2 years’ duration undertaking full time research, with the option of maintaining clinical work 1 day per week (with the expectation that there will be an Honorary contract from the Imperial College Healthcare or other NHS Trust).

Further information

The IPPRF Fellowships are funded jointly by Imperial and Wellcome Trust Institutional Strategic Support Fund. The application process comprises 2 stages. 

  1. Interested applicants should first approach the relevant department within the Faculty of Medicine to discuss their research interest and establish whether the department is able to support their application. They should then obtain formal approval from the department for this project.
  2. Applicants should submit their approved IPPRF application proposal, CV and completed Job application form.
  • The deadline for contacting the relevant Imperial Department to request support and estimates for research costs is: Monday 28 January 2019, 17.00hrs
  • The closing date for submitting formal Job application form, IPPRF application form and CVs is: Monday 25 February 2019, midnight
  • Interviews will take place on: Friday 26 April 2019

 

For further information about the Fellowship, visit the Imperial Clinical Academic Training Office website https://www.imperial.ac.uk/medicine/study/clinical-academic-training-office/ or email cato@imperial.ac.uk

Should you have any queries regarding the Imperial Job website or application process please contact: Fern Whyte on f.whyte@imperial.ac.uk  

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About Imperial College London

Imperial College London is the UK’s only university focussed entirely on science, engineering, medicine and business and we are consistently rated in the top 10 universities in the world.

You will find our main London campus in South Kensington, with our hospital campuses located nearby in West and North London. We also have Silwood Park in Berkshire and state-of-the-art facilities in development at our major new campus in White City.

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It’s our mission to achieve enduring excellence in all that we do for the benefit of society – and we are looking for the most talented people to help us get there.

Additional information

Please note that job descriptions cannot be exhaustive and the post-holder may be required to undertake other duties, which are broadly in line with the above key responsibilities.

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In addition to the above, employees are required to observe and comply with all College policies and regulations.

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