PhD Programme for Health Professionals at the Universities of Cambridge and
East Anglia and at the Wellcome Sanger Institute
The Universities of Cambridge and East Anglia, together with the Wellcome Sanger Institute, invite applications for up to 7 fellowships in the PhD Programme for Health Professionals, to be taken up by the end of 2024. The fellowships provide funding for clinical salary, University Composition Fees and research consumables for 3 years. Prior to commencement, the Programme can provide up to three months of additional salary support, enabling successful applicants to experience research in different groups, before making an informed choice of project and supervisor.
Fellowships based in campuses in Cambridge or Norwich offer diverse research training opportunities with world-leading researchers in The Schools of Clinical Medicine and Biological Sciences at the Universities of Cambridge, Wellcome Sanger Institute and other MRC, Wellcome & Cancer Research UK funded institutes, Centres & Units in the wider Cambridge area, as well as the School of Health Sciences and Norwich Medical School at the University of East Anglia with other partners on the Norwich Research Park.
Applicants must be qualified in clinical, dental or veterinary medicine, or be a non-medical health professional registered with a national professional regulatory body in the UK. Medical and dental applicants must be eligible for/already have GMC/GDC registration and be in a training grade (i.e., not a Consultant, University Faculty or equivalent position) in the UK or RoI. Veterinary applicants can have achieved board certification following completion of clinical residency but should not hold an academic position within the University. Nonmedical healthcare professionals may be at different stages in their clinical careers but should possess relevant research experience to be able to take advantage of this unique opportunity. They also would not be expected to be University Faculty or equivalent position.
The most important criteria we are looking for are academic excellence and the potential to pursue a successful academic career.
Further details are available from the Programme website (https: // pgstdnt.medschl.cam.ac.uk/prospective-students/funding- opportunities/phd-programme-for-health-professionals-at-the-universities-of- cambridge-and-east-anglia/), or by contacting the Programme Administrator ([email protected]) or Professor Vass Vassiliou (https: // research-portal.uea.ac.uk/en/persons/vassilios-vassiliou) for the University of East Anglia.
Applications must be made via the University of Cambridge Postgraduate Admissions on-line portal (https: // www. postgraduate.study.cam.ac.uk/courses/directory/cvcbpdwtc).
Closing date for applications: Thursday 2nd November 2023, midday UK time Interviews to be held in January 2024 dates to be confirmed
Please quote reference RA38504 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.
The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.
The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.Department/Location
Office of the School of Clinical MedicineReference
18 September 2023Closing date
2 November 2023
PhD Programme for Health Professionals at the Universities of Cambridge and East Anglia and at the Wellcome Sanger Institute
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