The Kennedy Trust for Rheumatology Research

About this Fellowship

Applications are invited for a Kennedy Trust sponsored three year Daphne Jackson Fellowship to be held at any UK university or research establishment. The Fellowship is intended for a scientist wishing to return to research into any clinical or pre-clinical subject in the field of rheumatology and related musculoskeletal or immunological diseases.

Daphne Jackson Fellowships

The Daphne Jackson Trust is dedicated to returning researchers to their careers following a break of two years or more taken for a family, caring or health reason.

Daphne Jackson Fellowships are unique – They offer professionals wishing to return to a research career after a break of two or more years, the opportunity to balance an individually tailored retraining programme with a challenging research project in a suitably supportive environment. The unparalleled support offered by the Trust’s Fellowship Advisors and administrative staff, coupled with mentoring and retraining provided during the Fellowship, give returners the confidence and skills they need to successfully return to research.

For further information about the Kennedy Trust please visit: http://www.kennedytrust.org/

For further details about the eligibility criteria and application process, please visit www.daphnejackson.org. For further information before submitting an application please contact the Daphne Jackson Trust via email at djmft@surrey.ac.uk.

A printable information sheet can be downloaded here

How to apply

To be considered for this opportunity, please complete the CV, personal details and personal statement forms on the Daphne Jackson Trust website:  Apply here

Please outline your area of research interest and, if you have identified a department within which you would like to work, include the name and contact details of a potential supervisor in that department.

Email your submission to the Daphne Jackson Trust office at djmft@surrey.ac.uk stating clearly, The Kennedy Trust Sponsored Fellowship Application.

Closing date for applications is Monday 31st January 2022

Following shortlisting by the Daphne Jackson Trust the Kennedy Trust will undertake an internal selection process to identify the preferred candidate.

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