Oxford NUFFIELD MEDICAL FELLOWSHIP
University of Oxford, England Oxford Nuffield Medical Fellowship 2013/14
Applications for this Fellowship are now closed.
Please note that the earliest possible starting date in Oxford for this Fellowship is 1 October 2013. All applicants will be advised whether they are successful short-listed candidates or not by the end of June, with interviews for short-listed candidates likely to be held in July.
Applications are invited for an award under the Scheme for Oxford Nuffield Medical Fellowships normally to be held in a department within the Medical Science Division of the University. This prestigious fellowship carries an allowance of £41152 (plus any cost of living increases). This allowance is subject to United Kingdom tax. The Trustees will also pay direct, economy class return air fares for the appointee, his/her spouse and children up to the age of 18 years. A generous baggage allowance is also provided.
Applicants should have graduated from one of the universities listed below and should either hold a medical qualification or have appropriate research experience. There is no limit as to age or status.
The fellowship is tenable for two years in the first instance, with the possibility of an extension for a third year. Fellows are expected to return to Australia at the end of the fellowship to continue to do work of a similar nature.
The award is available from 1 October 2013 or, subject to consultation with the University’s Medical Sciences Office and the department concerned, from such other later date as may be agreed.
Further information, including details of the research interests of those departments in which the fellowship may be held may be obtained from the website http://www.ox.ac.uk/divisions/medical_sciences.html. If the Fellow requires a Visa to come to UK, a Tier 5 Temporary Worker visa (http://www.admin.ox.ac.uk/personnel/permits/tier5/temporaryworkers/ ) will be sponsored by the University to allow the Fellow undertake Collaborative Research (only). Supplementary employment (such as clinical work) might be permitted only if the speciality is listed by the UKBA as a shortage occupation (Medical practitioners-2211)–see http://www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk/sitecontent/documents/workingintheuk/shortageoccupationlistnov11.pdf Please note that the visa regulations are constantly updated by the UK Border Agency.
University of Adelaide, Flinders University, University of Melbourne, Monash University, Australian National University, University of New South Wales, University of Newcastle, University of Queensland, University of Sydney, University of Tasmania, University of Western Australia.
How to apply
Applications should be in the form a letter no more than five pages in length and should include a description of the fully developed research project which you wish to pursue at Oxford University together with the following attachments (and which are not part of the five page limit):
- Curriculum Vitae
- undergraduate record
- letter of support from the host Department in Oxford University
- three (3) referee reports
Applications will be treated as confidential. All applications will be acknowledged. Please post or email by 20 May 2013 to:
Australian Academy of Science
GPO Box 783
CANBERRA ACT 2601
Please direct any enquries to firstname.lastname@example.org or 02 6201 9407.