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Fully-Funded Postdoctoral Fellowship in Public Health at Wellcome in the UK

Wellcome Trust
Development agency Wellcome Trust
Closing date :
2030/02/19
Fully-Funded Postdoctoral Fellowship in Public Health at Wellcome in the UK

Wellcome is offering nationals of low- and middle-income countries the opportunity to lead their own research program by applying to the International Intermediate Fellowships 2019 that deals with the field of Public Health. 

Eligibility criteria:

  1. You are a national of a low or middle-income country
  2. Your proposed research focuses on a health priority in a low or middle income country
  3. You have sponsorship from an eligible host organization in a low or middle income country
  4. You have PhD or you are a clinically qualified doctor (and qualified to enter higher specialist training), vet, dentist or clinically qualified psychologist
  5. You have significant research experience
  6. Important contributions to your area of research

What is expected of the fellow:

  1. Achieving international standing in your area of research
  2. Be leading your own research program
  3. Having the skills and experience to apply for senior level fellowships or permanent positions at a research organization

Selection criteria:

  1. Research contributions
  2. Scientific merit of the proposed project
  3. The significance of the research
  4. The feasibility of the proposal
  5. The suitability of your sponsor and host environment for both your research and for the development of your independent career

Benefits:

  1. Basic salary
  2. Employer’s contributions including any statutory obligations and pension scheme costs
  3. Visa costs for your partner and dependent children
  4. Immigration Health Surcharge costs if you will be in the UK for 6 months or more
  5. If you have to move to take up the post at your host organization, you can ask for £1,000
  6. Training costs 
  7. Costs for short term professional training
  8. Administration costs
  9. Research expenses

Eligibility

Nationality
Djibouti, Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Comoros, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Mauritania, Sudan, Somalia, Syria, Tunisia, Yemen
Country of residence
Djibouti, Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Comoros, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Mauritania, Sudan, Somalia, Syria, Tunisia, Yemen
Gender
Both gender
Interest
Health, Science, Research

Opportunity Information

Opportunity Targeting
Young Professionals, Mid Career Professionals
Funding
Full funding
Opportunity Coverage
Travel costs, Visa costs, Stipend/ Living allowance, Other
Opportunity will take place in
United Kingdom
Required Documents
CV, Motivation Letter, Research Proposal, Recommendation Letter, others

Educational Conditions

Required Specialties
Medicine, Nursing and Medical Sciences
Educational Level
Ph.D
Required Languages
English
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