Career Opportunities

Queen’s University Belfast

Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK

Wellcome Trust Institutional Strategic Support Fund (ISSF)

The prestigious Wellcome Trust Institutional Strategic Support Fund (ISSF) provides opportunities for the most promising early-career academics wishing to undertake clinical and basic research in ophthalmology.

Queen’s University Belfast is one of the leading universities in the UK and Ireland, with a distinguished heritage and history. With over 24,000 students, 3,700 staff and an annual turnover of some £300m, Queen’s University Belfast plays a unique leadership role in Northern Ireland. Making a global impact through excellence in research and innovation, the University is ranked joint 8th in the UK for Research Intensity (Times Higher Rankings based on REF 2014), with over 75% of our research rated as world class or internationally leading.

The ISSF at Queen’s University Belfast is designed to develop two of our core research strengths, in ophthalmology which has an exceptional international reputation.

We currently have five, 2-year fellowship opportunities for candidates in the foundation years of their post-doctoral careers in either ophthalmology or respiratory disease. Candidates applying for these exciting fellowships will be early stage researchers, but with already significant experience, a strong track record relative to career stage and a clear vision of how they will transition to leading an independent research programme by the end of this fellowship.

Queen’s University has generous terms and conditions of employment underpinned by excellent benefits. We also provide attractive well-being, family friendly and other lifestyle benefits. The salary scale for the posts is £32,548 - £38,833 per annum (potential to progress to £42,418 per annum through sustained exceptional contribution) and generous funding is available to assist with research start-up costs.

Visit Website

Queen's University Belfast 2018
University Road, Belfast, BT7 1NN
Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

Email: sinead.cahill@qub.ac.uk
Website: http://www.qub.ac.uk/research-centres/CEM/OurResearch/ISSF/CurrentOpportunities/ISSFFellowship/
2018-07-04 (AdID:18)




To Post a Career Opportunity

To request a career opportunity be posted on the ISER website, please review the following information and instructions.

Duration:
Career opportunities will be posted for 90 days. If you require an extension, please contact the ISER Secretariat in advance of that deadline.

Cost:
- Free for ISER members
- $200.00 (USD) fee for non-members

Submission:
Forward your posting in Word format to mail@iser.org. Please include your contact information in your message. If you are a non-ISER-member, you will be invoiced via email. Payment terms are net 30 from your invoice date.

Content:
Please provide the following information in your posting:

Postition Title
Institution

Position Description

Interested persons should contact:

Contact Name
Contact Address
Contact Address2
Contact Phone / Fax
Contact E-mail
Contact Web Site

Questions:
If you have questions, or want to request an extension of your posting, please contact the ISER Secretariat at (415) 561-8569 or mail@iser.org.