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MRC senior non-clinical fellowships: April 2021

If you are a researcher with a track record of leading your own independent research, we can help you become an internationally-recognised leader in your field. We will contribute to your salary and project costs with no limit on the amount you can apply for.

MRC senior clinical fellowship: Apr 2021

If you are a clinically-active healthcare professional with a track record of leading your own independent research, we can help you become an internationally-recognised leader in your field.

We will contribute to your salary and project costs with no limit on the amount you can apply for.

Using data to improve public health: COVID-19 secondment

Apply for funding to work for a year with experts in the analysis and interpretation of:

  • national anonymised linked electronic health records
  • multiple population longitudinal studies.

You can apply if you have an analytical background. We will fund early to mid-career researchers and professionals from eligible organisations.

Coordinate a programme of health inequalities research

Apply to coordinate the ‘Mobilising Cultural and Natural Assets to Combat Health Inequalities’ programme.

You must be:

  • a UK resident
  • hosted by a research organisation eligible for AHRC funding.

MRC clinical research training fellowship: Sep 2021

You can get funding for a research project across any area of MRC’s remit to improve human health. You can apply for:

  • predoctoral fellowships – if you are a clinician wanting to undertake a PhD or other higher research degree
  • postdoctoral fellowships – if you were awarded a PhD some time ago but have not been active in research since, we can help you to reacquire research skills.

We expect you to be undertaking your specialty training. You can apply for a fellowship lasting between two and four years but they usually last for three. Funding will cover your salary and related expenses.

MRC clinician scientist fellowship: Sep 2021

This award can help you become an independent investigator through a programme of research and training lasting up to five years. We will provide your salary plus some support costs.

To apply, you must have:

  • research plans within MRC’s remit which do not overlap with those of your current group leader or proposed sponsor
  • a track record of challenging, original and productive research across past appointments, and an upward trajectory
  • identified opportunities for developing and progressing in your career

You must have a higher research degree in medicine or another clinical area.

MRC career development award: Sep 2021

This award can help you become an independent investigator through a programme of research and training lasting up to five years.

We will provide your salary plus support for research staff, consumables, travel costs and appropriate capital equipment.

To apply, you must have:

  • research plans within MRC’s remit which do not overlap with those of your current group leader or proposed sponsor
  • a track record of challenging, original and productive research across past appointments, and an upward trajectory
  • identified opportunities for developing and progressing in your career.

MRC senior non-clinical fellowships: Sep 2021

If you are a researcher with a track record of leading your own independent research, we can help you become an internationally-recognised leader in your field. We will contribute to your salary and project costs with no limit on the amount you can apply for.

Clinical research training fellowship: Jan 2022

Apply for funding to undertake a PhD or to reacquire research skills. Your research can focus on any area of MRC’s remit to improve human health.

You must be a registered healthcare professional, either:

  • planning to undertake a PhD or similar
  • a PhD graduate working outside of research for at least five years.

Clinician scientist fellowship: Jan 2022

Apply for funding to support your move to independent investigator. Your research can focus on any area of MRC’s remit to improve human health.

You must be a registered healthcare professional with a PhD.

You must be able to show:

  • evidence of career progression
  • clear plans to develop leadership in your own specialist area of research.

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