Postdoctoral career development fellowships at The Francis Crick Institute provide an opportunity for exceptional postdoctoral clinicians to consolidate their research experience.
Postdoctoral clinicians may apply for Crick funding to spend one year full-time or two years part-time working in a Crick research group, on a project agreed between the fellow and the Crick group leader.
The scheme aims to:
- Foster long-term clinical links and collaborations.
- Provide clinicians with a postdoctoral extension of their research experience, and with scientific networking, training and career development opportunities at the Crick.
- Provide a platform from which fellows may apply for external funding such as clinician scientist fellowships, to be held at the Crick or elsewhere.
Fellows with their own salary funded via NIHR, their university/hospital trust appointment, or other external funding schemes may also apply to be hosted within a Crick research group.
They are looking for talented and motivated postdoctoral clinical fellows who are passionate about research and show outstanding potential for continuing a career in academic medicine.
Applicants should have completed a medical degree, or equivalent clinical professional qualification, and hold, or be about to hold, a research PhD.
Applications are welcome from all medical and surgical specialties.
Postdoctoral clinical fellows at the Crick are embedded in a vibrant multidisciplinary research community of more than 1000 scientists carrying out research to improve our understanding of health and disease.
Fellows benefit from clinical academic networking opportunities, and an extensive seminar programme including Crick lectures, interest group seminars and symposia. They also have access to comprehensive training and career development activities including technical training via our science technology platforms, science communication and grant writing.