CAREER DEVELOPMENT FELLOWSHIP

The NWCR Career Development Research Fellowship is the charity’s most prestigious fellowship grant. The Charity awards these fellowships to outstanding researchers who show a commitment to cancer research and who do not hold an established tenured position.

Young female researcher

In making their applications, researchers should consider the relevance of the application to the people of the North-West of England and North Wales.

Application
Applications are now invited from post-doctoral researchers for a Career Development Research Fellowship. Candidates should demonstrate a commitment and ambition to become a world leader in their field of cancer research. 

Applicants must have an established track record in cancer research evidenced by publication, collaborations or other grant funding, as a co-applicant or principal applicant. Applicants should be developing their own independent research programmes and be proposing work that is innovative, ambitious and important to our regional setting.

Applicants must demonstrate a designated mentoring team based within the North West of England or North Wales.

The Award
Applicants may apply for total costs of up to £500,000 to support their research.

The charity will fund the Fellow’s salary and additional direct research costs of up to £180,000 to support their research (based on a Fellow salary at Grade 8).

This may include:
• Materials and consumables;
• Technicians/research assistant/administrative support;
• PhD student and
• Conference fees and training.

All applications will undergo rigorous external peer and scientific review.

Closing time and date 5pm 15th July 2019.

Applications must be submitted in line with the Career Development Fellowship guidance. 

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APPLICATION GUIDANCE

Please download and refer to the the guidance document when completing your application form.

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APPLICATION FORM

Please download the Application Form and Appendix A, complete and submit by 5pm on 15th July 2019, in a single document (docx or pdf).

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