Senior Research Fellow

London (Central), London (Greater)
£43,884 - £51,769
01 Nov 2018
25 Nov 2018
Full Time

UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health ICH - DBC London

Senior Research Fellow - Springboard Fellowship in Child Health Research

The appointment will be on UCL Grade 8. The salary range will be £43,884 - £51,769 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.

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 and search on Reference Number 1769061.

If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or the application process, please contact Sadaf Mirbaz Jhurree on quoting job reference.

Closing Date: 25 November 2018.

Latest time for the submission of applications: 23:59.

Interview Date: 14 December 2018.

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