Presidential Research Fellowship (Basic Science and Applied Health Research)

Job Reference : BM&H-13233
Location : Oxford Road, Manchester
Closing Date (DD-MM-YYYY) : 26/02/2019
Salary : To be determined: based on current salary and research career stage
Employment Type : Fixed Term
Faculty / Organisational Unit : Biology, Medicine & Health
Division : -
Hours Per week : Full Time & Part Time Posts available
Contract Duration : 3 Years from September 2019

Presidential Research Fellowship

Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health

The University of Manchester

Creative, ambitious and keen to develop transformative research, you will relish this excellent opportunity to drive your academic career to a higher level. As an impressive early career researcher, you’ll recognise that securing a Presidential Research Fellowship at the University of Manchester will empower you to unlock your potential. In addition to a good salary for the duration of your Fellowship, you’ll receive several thousand pounds per annum for research support costs and access to key technology platforms. The award will provide you with dedicated research time to pursue outstanding research of international excellence to allow you to apply for prestigious externally funded personal awards. You can look forward to mentoring and assistance in winning these external funding and awards.

As a Presidential Research Fellow, you will support the Faculty’s mission to produce innovative research that benefits society in Manchester, the UK and across the globe. We are recognised as a leading centre of excellence across the biological, medical and health sciences. You will benefit from the distinctively collaborative, partnership approach we have adopted with organisations across the NHS, pharma and third sector.

The Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health (FBMH) encompasses a range of disciplines needed  to undertake world-class discovery science, develop effective clinical translation, produce high impact health services research and facilitate implementation of advances in health and social care for the benefit of society in Manchester, the UK and across the globe. We are seeking to recruit talented, early-career researchers with expertise relevant to any area of research undertaken within the Faculty.

To join us, you will need a relevant PhD or equivalent qualification. You’ll bring to the role a sustained record of publication output. Crucially, you will demonstrate the ability to develop a coherent world-leading research programme, with new concepts and ideas to extend intellectual understanding. You have what it takes to organise resources and deliver results to deadlines. Your excellent communication and interpersonal skills also equip you to build a team, and to inspire and engage students. The determination to win your own funding will be key to your success.

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The University of Manchester is committed to building a culturally diverse institution where all staff and students can flourish and feel valued for their contribution and individuality.  Our policies and practices are designed to encourage talented people, whatever their background, to work and study here.  All appointments are made on merit.

Please note you will be required to submit a research proposal with your application. Please read the guidance notes for further details.

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Katy Boyle


General enquiries:


Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:


Tel: 0161 850 2004

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight (GMT) on the closing date. 


This position is now closed. We are no longer accepting applications for this position.