Clinical Career Development Fellow x 2 (Fixed Term)

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
15 Jul 2020
13 Aug 2020
Career Level
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Full Time

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 2 years in the first instance.

The University of Cambridge is ranked the world's second-best university in 2019 by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings, with a reputation for research excellence across a broad range of disciplines. The University has identified cardiovascular disease as a major research priority, and this has been endorsed by the recent award of a British Heart Foundation Research Excellence Award of £6 million (2019-2024).

The Cambridge BHF Centre of Research Excellence (BHF CRE) brings together a wide range of cardiovascular research groups across the University of Cambridge and affiliated institutions including the Wellcome Sanger Institute. More information about the Centre's aims and main research themes can be found here:

We are now inviting applications for clinical career development fellowships. These 2-year fellowships are available for outstanding postdoctoral clinicians in basic biomedical science or disciplines outside traditional biological science working at the interfaces of disciplines, particularly where adoption of techniques outside cardiovascular science can accelerate basic and translational research.

The award will include full salary and £15K pa towards other costs, and individuals will be supported to apply for additional funding and become competitive for external Intermediate Research Fellowships by the end of their Fellowship.

Successful applicants will have a strong record of research and its communication in a relevant subject. The post holders will need to be able to work independently as well as in active collaboration with multi-disciplinary partners.

Informal enquiries about these posts can be directed to the Centre Director, Professor Martin Bennett ( or Centre Manager, Dr Tammy Dougan (

This appointment requires an Honorary Clinical Contract.

To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please click the apply button.

Closing Date: 13th August 2020

This is an integrated appointment between the University and Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust ("NHS Trust").  You will therefore also be issued with an Honorary Clinical Contract by the NHS Trust. You should be aware that if your contract with the NHS Trust is terminated your employment with the University will be terminated, and vice versa.

Please ensure that you upload a covering letter, CV and a completed Additional Information for Clinical Researchers form in the Upload section of the online application. If you upload any additional documents which have not been requested, we will not be able to consider these as part of your application.

Please include details of your referees, including email address and phone number, one of which must be your most recent line manager.

Please quote reference RC23467 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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