Kings College London Prize Fellowships

King's College London

Salary Details: £41,212- £44,992 per annum Allowances: +£2,923 per annum LWA 

These fellowships seek to recruit outstanding postdoctoral* basic or translational scientists who are looking to establish their own independent research careers. These prestigious awards will provide a generous salary plus running expenses for 18-24 months. They will enable appointees to establish their own research programmes at King’s and to compete for post-doctoral Fellowships/Senior Fellowships from Research Councils, the Wellcome Trust and other AMRC charities. The awards may be held in any part of King’s College London but must be focused on biomedical or health-related research.

Applications should be made via the King’s HireWire system and must include: 

  • Covering letter (indicating fellowship applications planned or pending)
  • CV (including 2 referees)
  • Outline of the proposed research programme (4 pages)
  • Explanation of choice of host Research Department and academic sponsor (1 page)
  • Letter of support from proposed academic sponsor 

PLEASE NOTE - all of the above should be submitted as ONE document as only one document can be uploaded onto the system. 

At King’s, we are deeply committed to embedding good equality and diversity practice into all of our activities. We encourage applications for our Fellowships from across the global community and all appointments are made solely on merit. In recognition of the under-representation of black and minority ethnic academics in academia, we particularly welcome applications from these groups. To find out more visit 

The salary will be Grade 7: £41,212- £44,992 per annum plus £2,923 London Allowance per annum

This is a fixed-term post for 18-24 months 

The closing date for applications is 31st January 2018. The interview dates will be in early February.

* At least 3 years of post-doctoral research experience would normally be expected.