Call for Clinical or Scientific Research Fellowship Applications

Research Objective

Bone Cancer Research Trust supports research to improve outcomes in primary bone cancer patients. We are keen to support work leading to improved understanding of the aetiology and pathogenesis of these cancers, and improved methods for early diagnosis, management and successful treatment.

The closing date for BCRT Fellowship Award Applications is Friday 26th September 2014

This BCRT Research Fellowship scheme is for individuals committed to a career in bone cancer research. This fellowship scheme takes the form of a project grant of up to four years to pursue a specific clearly described piece of research.

Applications

Applications will be considered from either -

  1. Supervisors or candidates proposing research projects in the field of primary bone cancer for PhD or MD qualification

  2. Post-doctoral candidates who are looking to pursue a career in primary bone cancer research

Applications should include a full proposal using the BCRT Research Fellowship Application Form and full CVs for candidate and supervisor.

Supervisors must have a confirmed position within the host institution covering the full period of the award and are expected to have a sustained track record of successful grant awards and student supervision; details of which should be included in the application.

The fellowship covers full-time salary costs for the Fellow, consumable expenses and an allowance for travel to attend scientific meetings, including the annual BCRT conference at which the fellow is expected to present.

Funding available is up to £225 000 for a total of 4 years study

The fellowship is subject to the BCRT Fellowship Conditions. The Fellowships may be held at any recognised UK or Republic of Ireland University, hospital or research institution; evidence that the institution will host this post must be provided within the application. The Host Institution must be able to provide facilities and equipment as expected within a high quality research environment. All candidates must be resident in the United Kingdom or Ireland.

Applications must be submitted by email or post by 5pm on the closing date.

Closing Date: Friday 26th September 2014

Short listing: January 2015
(Note: All applications are sent for full External Peer Review, and then assigned scores by the reviewers. The top scoring fellowship applications are then short-listed and applicants invited for interview.)

Interviews: February 2015

For further information and to submit an application please contact Jennifer Houniet:

Jennifer.houniet@bcrt.org.uk

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