in subjects related to medical research, and to be held at any Scottish University

Medical Research Scotland sponsored Daphne Jackson Fellowships are intended for those wishing to return to an area of medical research after a career break of two years or more. The Fellowships are not restricted to a specific discipline, but the research must address a question of relevance to human health which aims to improve the understanding, diagnosis, treatment or prevention of disease. Fellowships are normally for two years, half time and involve a challenging research project and an individually tailored retraining programme.

To be eligible for a Medical Research Scotland sponsored Daphne Jackson Fellowship, you must at least meet the following criteria:

*         A career break of at least two years’ duration taken for family, caring or health reasons

*         A good first degree in science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM)

*         At least three years in research prior to career break and / or PhD qualification

*         Resident in the UK with the right to remain in the UK indefinitely

*         Good command of English (spoken and written)

*         Computer skills

To be considered for this opportunity, please complete the CV and personal details information forms that can be found on the Daphne Jackson Trust website:

Submitting your personal statement and CV

Please outline your area of research interest and, if you have identified a department within which you would like to work, include the name and contact details of a potential supervisor in that department.

Please email your submission to the Daphne Jackson Trust office at [email protected] stating clearly Medical Research Scotland Sponsored Fellowship Application.

For informal enquiries phone 01483 689166.
Closing date Sunday 27th September 2015

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