|Salary:||£38,704 to £57,349 per annum (Grade AMN2)|
|Placed On:||27th March 2023|
|Closes:||17th April 2023|
Full time - 40 hours per week
Fixed term contract duration: 12 months
Up to 2 positions available
We are looking for ambitious medically qualified individuals (with current GMC registration) who wish to start a career as a clinical academic in neurodegenerative disorders research by pursuing a PhD in a world-class research environment.
All candidates must demonstrate a commitment to a research career and should have experience appropriate to their career stage in basic, translational or clinical research.
We are delighted to be able to offer up to two Clinical Research PhD Fellowships. The fellow(s) will be funded by the Anne Rowling Regenerative Neurology Clinic on the Rowling Scholars scheme (www.annerowlingclinic.org/careers/rowling-scholars-scheme).
This prestigious scholarship offers a salary on a clinical scale while you study towards a PhD on discovery or translation in neurodegenerative disorders.
You will conduct an original research project that will be co-designed around your scientific vision, in line with the research strategy of the Anne Rowling Clinic, and focused on multiple sclerosis, motor neuron disease, Parkinson’s and/or dementias including Alzheimer’s disease.
You will benefit from the supervision and mentoring of internationally leading clinical and non-clinical investigators. You will produce data for high-quality publications, grant proposals and dissemination to the public, as well as receiving training in transferable skills. At the end of your fellowship, you will be equipped with the knowledge and skills required to compete as an independent investigator in the area of translational or clinical research.
Your skills and attributes for success:
The details of the PhD projects will be decided after interview and designed around the successful candidates’ skills and interests, in line with the strategy of the Anne Rowling Clinic. Therefore, you must be able to demonstrate an awareness of and a clear interest in neurodegenerative disorders.
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