This scheme enables clinically active healthcare professionals to continue their research at postdoctoral level and develop scientific independence.
Career Stage: Postdoctoral research.
Level of Funding: Salary and research expenses covered.
Duration of funding: Up to 8 years.
Who can apply
You can apply for a Clinical Research Career Development Fellowship if you’re a healthcare professional and you want to balance clinical work with a research career.
You must have completed your thesis for a higher degree (preferably a PhD).
If you're currently writing your thesis, you must have submitted it by the full application deadline.
You must have sponsorship from an eligible host organisation in the UK or Republic of Ireland.
All applicants, including those based outside the UK, must have the following at the point when they apply:
- medical and dental candidates must be registered with the General Medical Council (GMC) with a licence to practise
- veterinary candidates must have a degree in veterinary medicine (for example BVSc, BVM&S, BVMS, BVetMed or VetMB), be registered with the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons and have some experience in clinical practice
- clinical psychology candidates must have a professional doctorate-level qualification in clinical psychology accredited by the British Psychological Society and be registered with the Health and Care Professions Council
- all other healthcare professionals (for example, nurses, midwives, non-medical public health candidates and allied health professionals) must have a relevant degree, and be registered with their relevant professional regulator.
For more information or to apply visit the call website.