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Vacancy: Newcastle University Research Fellow

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Faculty/Services: Faculty of Medical Sciences
Unit: Institute of Health & Society
Sub Unit: Institute of Health & Society
Staff Category: Research
Contract Type: Fixed-term
Hours of Work: Full-time
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne

Salary: £39,992 – £47,722 per annum

Closing Date: 14 July 2018

Are you a future research leader?

The Faculty of Medical Sciences (FMS) at Newcastle University is committed to recruiting and mentoring early career researchers who have demonstrated the potential to be future research leaders in their field. We are offering an exciting new fellowship opportunity for a postdoctoral researcher with the ambition and track record to develop into an independent research investigator in the field of health inequalities and the social determinants of health.

You will typically have at least three years of active postdoctoral experience. Your CV and publication track record will clearly demonstrate scientific excellence and an ability to innovate which, with the help of our dedicated mentorship scheme, can be expected to lead to funding of your science by research councils, major charities, and industry. You will be supported and resourced to establish your own independent research team and, if successful in growing and sustaining an internationally competitive group, can expect to be offered an open-ended faculty appointment at the end of the fellowship term.

Competitive start-up packages are available. You will have a PhD in the subject area, an excellent publication record, and be highly competitive and eligible for prestigious externally funded fellowships. Career breaks will be taken into account.

If you already have external funding that you can bring to Newcastle, we would welcome hearing from you. In these circumstances you would be considered for fast tracking.

Visit our fellowship pages for further information about our fellowships and how to apply. 

For general enquiries please contact kay.howes@ncl.ac.uk

The Institute holds a silver Athena SWAN award in addition to the University’s silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our good employment practices for the advancement of gender equality, and the University holds the HR Excellence in Research award for our work to support the career development of our researchers. We are also a member of the Euraxess network.

Please be advised that due to a new minimum salary threshold of £30,000 per annum imposed by the UKVI, this post may not qualify for University sponsorship under Tier 2 of the points based system.

Source: Newcastle University

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