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Chancellor's Fellowship BHF Centre for Research Excellence at The University of Edinburgh

The University of Edinburgh - College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine

Location: Edinburgh
Salary: £41,526 to £59,135 - please see advert
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 24th January 2020
Closes: 24th February 2020
Job Ref: 050055
 

The College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine, part of the University of Edinburgh, a global top 20 University located in one of the world`s finest cities, is keen to attract outstanding early career researchers for appointment as Chancellor’s Fellows. Successful candidates will be based within the BHF Centre of Research Excellence at Edinburgh (REA3). More information can be found here: www.ed.ac.uk/cardiovascular-science/research/cvs-bhf-centres/bhf-centre-of-research-excellence

REA3 research is driven through 3 pillars of research excellence that focus on specific research questions central to their field of study with clear interconnectivities through methodologies, technologies and approaches across these areas:

  • Diabetes and the Metabolic Syndrome as Drivers of Cardiovascular Disease
  • Fibrosis and Calcification in Cardiovascular Disease
  • Vascular Dysfunction: Blood Vessels, Vascular Disease and Vascular Dementia

Our pillars are closely aligned with 2 major cross-cutting themes:

  • Innovation in Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Healthcare Data Science

Applications are welcomed from individuals with expertise and scientific vision for their research in any of the above five thematic areas.

Fellows will develop a research programme relevant to REA3 research.   Project proposals should be clearly aligned with REA3 themes and projects working across themes are encouraged to maximise research impact. These 5-year Fellowships are intended to support candidates at the start of their independent academic careers in a world-leading environment. Subject to satisfactory review at the end of year 4 as part of the Edinburgh Scientific Academic Training programme to which fellows will enrol: www.ed.ac.uk/medicine-vet-medicine/research-support-development-commercialisation/edinburgh-scientific-academic-track. Fellows will then move to a standard University academic open-ended contract. It is anticipated that most appointees will be successful in obtaining an open-ended contract.

Appointment will be on the Grade 8 (£41,526 - £49,553) or Grade 9 (£52,559 - £59,135) academic scale dependent on experience.

We welcome applications from everyone irrespective of gender or ethnic group. As women and members of ethnic minorities are currently under-represented in posts at this level we particularly encourage applications from members of these groups.  As a global University, we are interested in attracting candidates working in all parts of the world and can offer relocation support.

Interviews are scheduled to take place on 21st April 2020.

For further particulars and to submit an application visit our website www.vacancies.ed.ac.uk

   
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