UCL Department / Division – Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health
Specific unit / Sub department – ICH – DBC
Location of position – London
Grade – 8
Hours – Full Time
(inclusive of London allowance) – £43,884 – £51,769 per annum
Duties and Responsibilities
The Springboard Fellowships’ programme aims to attract junior group leaders to ICH to enhance research in the short term and provide the Institute with research leaders for the future. Within the 2-year appointment, Fellows will be expected to: Develop an international quality research programme, in conjunction with an existing research group at ICH; Submit one or more competitive applications for externally funded career development awards (or equivalent intermediate-level fellowships).
While all areas of child health research are of interest, particular priority will be given to candidates in: (i) children’s cancer; (ii) metabolic diseases of children; (iii) neuromuscular diseases of children; (iv) birth defects and regenerative medicine.
Fellowship is available up to two years in the first instance.
Springboard Fellows will be PhD-trained clinical or non-clinical scientists in child health research who have developed a vision for their future research independence. A track record will be expected in terms of high quality publications, involvement in external grant or fellowship applications, and experience of supervising research staff and students. A draft proposal for an independent research fellowship application, and a competitive CV, will be required at the time of appointment.
For further details about the vacancy and how to apply online please go to http://www.ucl.ac.uk/hr/jobs/ and search on Reference Number 1769061
If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or the application process, please contact Sadaf Mirbaz Jhurree on Ich.firstname.lastname@example.org quoting job reference.
UCL Taking Action for Equality
Closing Date – 27 Dec 2018
Latest time for the submission of applications – 23:59
Interview date – TBC
Our department holds an Athena SWAN Silver award, in recognition of our commitment and demonstrable impact in advancing gender equality.
This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research and Support Staff.
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