Medical Research Scotland Sponsored Daphne Jackson Fellowships

Daphne Jackson Trust

Medical Research Scotland Supporting Returning Researchers

Applications are now invited for up to three Medical Research Scotland Sponsored Daphne Jackson Fellowships in subjects related to medical research and to be held at any Scottish University.

Medical Research Scotland sponsored Daphne Jackson Fellowships are intended for those wishing to return to an area of medical research after a career break of two years or more. The Fellowships are not restricted to a specific discipline, but the research must address a question of relevance to human health which aims to improve the understanding, diagnosis, treatment or prevention of disease. Medical Research Scotland sponsored Daphne Jackson Fellowships are available for up to three years, half time and involve a challenging research project and an individually tailored retraining programme.

To be eligible for a Medical Research Scotland sponsored Daphne Jackson Fellowship, you must at least meet the following criteria:

  • A good first degree in science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) and /or PhD qualification
  • At least three years in research prior to career break
  • A career break of at least two years’ duration taken for family, caring or health reasons
  • Resident in the UK with the right to remain in the UK indefinitely
  • Good command of English (spoken and written)

To be considered for this opportunity, please complete the CV and personal details information forms that can be found on the Daphne Jackson Trust website:

Submitting your personal statement and CV

Please outline your area of research interest and, if you have identified a department within which you would like to work, include the name and contact details of a potential supervisor in that department. Please email your submission to the Daphne Jackson Trust office at stating clearly Medical Research Scotland Sponsored Fellowship Application.

For informal enquiries phone 01483 689166.

Closing date Monday 18th September 2017

The Daphne Jackson Trust is the UK’s leading organisation dedicated to maximising the potential of scientists and engineers returning to research following a career break. The unparalleled support offered by the Trust's Fellowship Advisors and administrative staff, coupled with mentoring and retraining provided during the Fellowship, give returners the confidence and skills they need to successfully return to research.

Daphne Jackson Trust, Registered Co. No: 06621472; Registered Charity No. 1125867]

Medical Research Scotland seeks to encourage and develop those wanting to build careers in medical research in Scotland and supports research into any disease or condition. See: [Medical Research Scotland is the operational name of SHERT (the Scottish Hospital Endowments Research Trust) Scottish Charity No. SC014959

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