University of Oxford

Oxford – Elysium Prize Fellowship in Cellular Health

University of Oxford

Oxford, United Kingdom

Innovation and Skills Manager

Oxford – Elysium Prize Fellowship in Cellular Health

Deadline for submission to

12:00pm (GMT), Tuesday 28th May 2019

This prestigious fellowship is aimed outstanding early career scientists and clinicians aiming to conduct research at Oxford University in the field of Cellular Health. The award includes includes 3 year’s salary as well as generous consumables and travel budget. It also includes a £10,000 prize to be used towards the fellow’s professional development.

Projects will be university-led and fellows will be expected to publish in high quality scientific journals and to present their work at national and international scientific conferences.

In order to apply, prospective applicants will need to identify a research group at the University of Oxford that will support their application, co-develop their research proposal and host them for the duration of the fellowship. The programme will be open to candidates around the world working in all areas relevant to cellular health with a particular emphasis on the following areas:

Biomarkers of aging, with emphasis on epigenetics, cellular senescence, neurodegeneration, the microbiome, circadian rhythms and autophagy. Data–driven approaches to monitoring ageing–related changes and interventions.

Ambitious, innovative and interdisciplinary projects are strongly encouraged. In particular, projects that have a strong clinical translational emphasis or potential are encouraged.

This scheme also offers fellows a number of additional opportunities. Firstly, the fellows will be assigned a mentor from Elysium Health’s Scientific Advisory Board. During their fellowship they will also have the opportunity to travel to New York were they will receive training in aspects of commercial healthcare (e.g. marketing, product design, financing, production and sales).


Elysium Health’sTM mission is to solve the biggest challenges in health with science, to help people live healthier, longer lives. Working directly with the world’s leading scientists and clinicians, Elysium HealthTM translates advances in science and technology into effective, scientifically-sound products that help people manage their health in an actionable way.


Postdoctoral Fellows:

  • A PhD / DPhil in a relevant medical/biological subject (viva and corrections to have been completed before the start of the fellowship)
  • No more than 5 years postdoc experience at the time of application.

Clinical Research Fellows:

  • GMC registered Medical Practitioner
  • Have prior research experience (typically a BSc), a medical degree and some specialist experience, typically having obtained MRCP or equivalent, but not CCT or consultant status

For further details on how to apply and for all relevant documents please visit our website

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