This fellowship provides a unique opportunity for the most promising newly qualified postdoctoral researchers to make an early start in developing their independent research careers, working in the best laboratories in the UK and overseas. Candidates will be expected to identify an important biomedical research question and to develop and deliver a personal programme to achieve their research aims.
The fellowship is for four years full-time. Fellowships may be taken up on a part-time employment basis with the tenure of award lengthened accordingly.
The fellowship provides an award of ¿250 000. These funds provide support for:
1) the basic salary as determined by the host institution, with an additional Trust enhancement for basic science fellows
2) research expenses. Support funds for research staff or equipment are not provided. It is expected that an appropriate laboratory will be selected and that the majority of the necessary equipment and facilities required for the proposed research be available to the candidate.
These awards are open to individuals with a relevant connection to the European Economic Area. (SEE WEBSITE) You must have an eligible sponsoring institution in the UK or RoI that will administer the fellowship for the full duration of the award.
You must be in the final year of your PhD studies or have no more than one year of postdoctoral research experience from the date of your PhD viva to the full application submission deadline (e.g. if the full deadline is in February 2010, your viva should not have occurred prior to February 2009). Time spent outside the research environment will be taken into consideration.
The proposed research should fall within the Wellcome Trust’s normal funding remit.
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Funder: Wellcome Trust
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