Leeds, United Kingdom
ID: 7070825 (Ref.No. MHLCM1233)
Posted: October 9, 2020
Open to internal candidates from the School of Medicine only
An exciting and unique opportunity has arisen to support researcher development and career progression through an exciting new initiative between the University of Leeds and the British Heart Foundation (BHF). The Cardiovascular Science Fellowship Scheme is funded from an existing School of Medicine endowment dating back to 1984 (legacy from the Mautner estate and match-funded by the BHF in 1988).
These fellowships can provide successful candidates with a prestigious foundation as a science leader of the future. Our facilities provide state of-the-art technologies as part of an intellectually challenging, innovative and supportive environment.
Up to 5 fellowships are available.
Successful candidates will undertake a three-year basic science fellowship in the field of cardiovascular and diabetes research, which will allow you to develop your own academic research profile, including submission of grant and fellowship applications and publication in high impact peer-reviewed journals. It is expected that research activities undertaken will enable you to ultimately secure a long-term externally-funded personal fellowship. Successful applicants will contribute to the overall School of Medicine strategy to translate research into patient benefit as part of our drive to adopt more personalised treatment approaches for patients with the cardiovascular complications of type 2 diabetes.
We are looking for talented, highly motivated postdoctoral researchers currently employed in the School of Medicine with demonstrable potential to be outstanding scientists of the future and locate their fellowship to LICAMM. Candidates should have a PhD in a relevant discipline (or equivalent qualification/experience) and have expertise in cardiovascular research. We welcome and encourage applications from all sections of the community, and we would particularly welcome applications from underrepresented groups.
To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:
Professor Mark Kearney, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
or Professor David Beech, email: email@example.com
With your application, please include your CV and a research proposal (maximum 3 pages).
The University of Leeds is committed to providing equal opportunities for all and offers a range of family friendly policies. The University is a charter member of Athena SWAN and holds the Bronze award. The School of Medicine holds the Gold award. We are committed to being an inclusive medical school that values all staff, and we are happy to consider job share applications and requests for flexible working arrangements from our employees.
|Location:||Leeds - Main Campus|
|Faculty/Service:||Faculty of Medicine & Health|
|School/Institute:||Leeds Institute of Cardiovascular and Metabolic Medicine (LICAMM)|
|Section:||Discovery and Translational Science Department (DTSD)|
|Salary:||£33,797 to £40,322 p.a.|
|Working Time:||100% full time equivalent|
|Post Type:||Full Time|
|Contract Type:||Fixed Term (Fixed term for three years)|
|Release Date:||Thursday 08 October 2020|
|Closing Date:||Monday 01 February 2021|
The University community is made up of a wide range of people with diverse backgrounds and circumstances, which we value and regard as a great asset. As part of our continued commitment to equality and inclusion, we strive to create an environment where everyone can reach their full potential and have a real opportunity to participate in and contribute to our activities.