This scheme provides support for outstanding postdoctoral scientists based in academic institutions in the UK and Republic of Ireland.The fellowship is for five years in the first instance, and provides: a basic salary, as determined by the host institution (normally up to Pounds 55 000 pa) with an additional Trust supplement of Pounds12 500 pa, the essential costs of the research programme (e.g. consumables, equipment, research assistance, overseas allowances, collaborative travel and subsistence), an inflation/flexible funding allowance, support to attend scientific meetings.The fellowship is open to individuals with a relevant connection to the EEA. You should have an excellent track record in your scientific field and be able to demonstrate your ability to carry out independent research. You should have between five and normally ten years’ research experience (from the date of your viva to the date of your preliminary application) at postdoctoral level, or veterinary equivalent, and have a substantial record of publications in your chosen area of research in leading international journals. Candidates that do not hold an established post may apply to remain in their current laboratory, to return to one where they have worked before or to move to a new laboratory in the UK of RoI. Candidates that hold an established post are not eligible to apply for a fellowship to be held at their current employing institution. However, we are willing to consider a preliminary application where a candidate wishes to move institution and is able to make an appropriate justification for the move. Check funder website for deadlines.
Deadline: Check deadline
Funder: Wellcome Trust
Stage of Study:
Citizenship: International, U.S. Citizen