Clinical Career Researcher Fellowships

A new round of NRS fellowships was announced by the Chief Scientist Office (CSO) on 1 October. The scheme will allow the successful applicants protected time up to March 2016 to engage in the following activities:

  • Clinical research planning and protocol development

  • Grant writing

  • Carrying out clinical research

  • Leading or hosting multi-centre trials as Chief Investigator or local Principal

  • Investigator participation in commercial research

  • Dissemination of research findings, such as writing papers and presentations at major national and international scientific meetings

NHS Research Scotland (NRS) is inviting applications from clinical NHS staff for funding for a minimum of 0.2 and maximum of 0.4 whole time equivalent (WTE) that may replace or add to existing clinical commitments within the individual’s work plan. Exceptionally applications for 0.5 WTE funding may be considered.

Please find more details and download the application form on the CSO website. The closing date for applications is Friday 9th November.

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