Fellowship for postdoctoral researchers for developing the methodological research leaders
Study Subject(s): Health economics; biostatistics, bioinformatics; modeling, decision sciences, epidemiology; clinical trials; behavioural sciences; health psychology, qualitative methodologies and mixed methods, medical sociology and medical geography
Course Level: Postdoctoral
Scholarship Provider: Medical Research Council
Scholarship can be taken at: UK
Eligibility: Science and social science graduates should hold a PhD or DPhil in a relevant discipline. Applicants who hold a relevant research-orientated Masters degree and have carried out appropriate post-graduate work will also be considered. Other relevant disciplines include those that support clinical research directly, as well as nurses, midwives and members of the allied health professions. Medical or dental graduates should hold a PhD or DPhil in a relevant discipline, be post-registration up to and including Specialty Registrar, and preferably have worked in a department carrying out clinical research. All applicants will be expected to demonstrate progression towards an independent career, for example from publications arising from doctoral and post-doctoral research.
Scholarship Open for International Students: Yes
Scholarship Description: The MRC’s Methodology Research Fellowship is aimed at developing the methodological research leaders of tomorrow. The scheme provides a significant career development opportunity for early postdoctoral researchers for a period of concentrated methods research activity and development.
How to Apply: Online
Scholarship Application Deadline: 6 October 2012
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