Wellcome Trust PhD Programme for Clinicians (5 posts)

Full Time The appointment will be on UCL Grade Clinical Training Fellow – Speciality Training Registrar. The salary range will be £34,672 – £50,009 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.

UCL is one of the world’s most prestigious research-led universities, ranked 4th in the world and 2nd in Europe (13 QS World University Rankings). The Wellcome Trust PhD Programme for Clinicians will support the most promising medically qualified clinicians who wish to undertake rigorous research training, leading to the award of a PhD.

Fellows will be fully funded in the first instance for three years full-time while registered for a PhD at University College London. Depending on circumstances, those requiring a period of additional training to develop appropriate skills before embarking on their PhD will be offered the opportunity to complete an additional year completing a taught MSc prior to their PhD studies. This will be determined on a case by case basis.  

The posts are available from September 2014, and are funded for up to three years depending on the programme of study chosen followed.

Applicants to this programme will be expected to show evidence of a keen interest in and aptitude for medical research with a long term career aim to pursue clinical academic research.  

You need to be a GMC-registered clinician with a relevant connection to the European Economic Area. You can be at any stage of your training; although some applicants will have commenced their specialist training, this is not essential. Applicants who have already finished their training and received a CCT are not eligible

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UCL vacancy reference:  1377397  

Applicants should apply online. To access further details about the position and how to apply please click on the ‘Apply’ button below.

Information about the programme and what will be expected in the supporting statement of your application to this role can be found at: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/slms/aco/cat/clinical_phds/wt/wellcome_trust

If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or the application process, please contact Mrs Vanessa Havercroft, v.havercroft@ucl.ac.uk 020 7679 0875.

Closing Date: 13/12/2013

Interview Date: 10th January 2014

Any offer of employment will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

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