NIHR TRANSITIONAL RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP – “TRANSITION INTO, OR BACK INTO, APPLIED HEALTH OR CLINICAL RESEARCH”

NIHR TRANSITIONAL RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP – “TRANSITION INTO, OR BACK INTO, APPLIED HEALTH OR CLINICAL RESEARCH”

NIHR Transitional Research Fellowship – Transition into, or back into, applied health or clinical research”

The NIHR Fellowships are designed to support researchers whose work focuses on people and patient-based clinical and applied health research. Applications are invited from individuals working in any scientific discipline or sector, within an institution sited in England, who can demonstrate a role in, or contribution to, improving health, health care or services.

The Transitional Research Fellowship scheme is designed to support post-doctoral researchers looking to:

  1. transition from basic or experimental to applied health or clinical research; or
  2. re-establish their career in applied health or clinical research, after a significant career break.

Any proposed research would need to be within the NIHR remit. Further information on the NIHR remit for training programmes can be found at: http://www.nihr.ac.uk/documents/funding/Training-Programmes/TCC-NIHR-Remit-For-Personal-Training-Awards.pdf

A Transitional Research Fellowship funds:

  • The fellow’s salary.
  • The research proposed.
  • Conference attendance.
  • A personal training and development programme.
  • An overseas research visit

The Transitional Research Fellowship offers 18 – 24 months funding at 100%, 75% and 60% WTE.

Interested applicants are encouraged to discuss any potential applications with Grania Fenton or Nicola Melody (Senior Programme Managers) at the Trainees Coordinating Centre: Email: nihrfellowshipenquiries@nihrtcc.org.uk, Tel: 0113 346 6260

For further information please see our website: http://www.nihr.ac.uk/funding/fellowship-programme.htm

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