Clinical Research Training Fellow x 2 (Fixed Term)

open until filled
Medical Sciences
University of Cambridge
Cambridge, United Kingdom
£34,466-£60,991 GBP

The University of Cambridge is ranked the world's second-best university by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings, with a reputation for research excellence across a broad range of disciplines. The University has identified cardiovascular disease as a major research priority, and this has been endorsed by the recent award of a British Heart Foundation Research Excellence Award of £6 million (2019-2024).

The Cambridge BHF Centre of Research Excellence (BHF CRE) brings together a wide range of cardiovascular research groups across the University of Cambridge and affiliated institutions including the Wellcome Sanger Institute. More information about the Centre's aims and main research themes can be found here:

We are now inviting applications for 1-year Entry Level Clinical Research Training Fellowships to support substantive fellowship applications, particularly for a clinician of exceptional promise where an external fellowship application is not feasible or would not secure the candidate in time. Awards will include full salary plus £10K pa towards other costs. These Fellowships provide an exciting opportunity for future leaders in cardiovascular science to pursue a period of full-time research with world-leading investigators and access to state-of-the-art facilities.

Successful applicants will have a medical degree and will be expected to register for a research-based higher degree (MD/PhD). Candidates will have excellent communication skills and will need to be able to work independently as well as in active collaboration with multi-disciplinary partners. Candidates will be able to choose a supervisor and a research project in discussion with the Centre Director.

Informal enquiries about these posts can be directed to the Centre Director, Professor Martin Bennett ( or Centre Manager, Dr Tammy Dougan (

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 1 years in the first instance.

This appointment requires an Honorary Clinical Contract.

Click the 'Apply' button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

Closing Date: 13th August 2020

This is an integrated appointment between the University and Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust ("NHS Trust"). You will therefore also be issued with an Honorary Clinical Contract by the NHS Trust. You should be aware that if your contract with the NHS Trust is terminated your employment with the University will be terminated, and vice versa.

Please ensure that you upload a covering letter, CV and a completed Additional Information for Clinical Researchers form in the Upload section of the online application. If you upload any additional documents which have not been requested, we will not be able to consider these as part of your application.

Please include details of your referees, including email address and phone number, one of which must be your most recent line manager.

Please quote reference RC23468 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.

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