16 December 2019.


United Kingdom.

(Paid Opportunity)


CTR Next Generation Fellowship

The University of Cambridge is inviting applications from the UK, EU and Overseas applicants to join CTR Next Generation Fellowship at the Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience.Next Generation Fellowships are aimed at promoting the career prospects of high-calibre individuals pursuing innovative research falling within the remit of the Centre, with special reference to the trophoblast. Applications addressing the Grand Challenges identified by the Centre will be particularly welcomed. The Fellowships are highly flexible to suit individual needs, and enable the holder to develop as an independent researcher within a supportive and stimulating environment. Holders are expected to apply for a Research Fellowship/Career Development Award from a research council or other funding body, or a faculty position during the course of their tenure.

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The program is highly flexible to suit individual needs and enable the holder to develop as an independent researcher within a supportive and stimulating environment. The Center for Trophoblast Research (CTR) aims to fund PhD programs starting in October 2020.The Next Generation Fellowships are a great springboard to a long and successful career in the field of reproduction.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Physiology
  • Neuroscience

Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

Three years.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • Candidates should normally be within 5 years of the award of their PhD (due allowance will be made for those whose career has been affected for personal reasons).
  • Applicants must display evidence of academic excellence, a strong research record, and the ability to perform independent research.
  • The Fellowships are open to UK, EU and overseas graduates.
  • If you will apply as a part time student you need to know :
    • Your proposed topic of research must be suitable for part-time study.
    • You must live close enough to Cambridge to fulfil the attendance requirements.
    • You will need to provide a letter from your employer (if any) confirming that you may have time off, if necessary, to attend the University as required for the whole duration of your course.
    • You must attend an interview with the department to which you apply, at which these and other issues will be discussed.

Opportunity Cost

(Paid Opportunity)

A Fellowship will provide for:

  • A personal salary on the Research Associate scale (Grade 7 point 41-48, £32,816 £40,322) depending on research experience).
  • Justified research consumables.
  • Essential equipment and conference travel.
  • Successful candidates will be free, and indeed encouraged, to apply for additional funding from other sources.
  • Fellows will be expected to contribute fully to the activities of the Centre and to their host department.

How to Apply

First Step:  Apply to be a PhD student at cambridge university and you need to have:

  • Honours degree from a UK university or an equivalent standard from an overseas university; and
  • Completion of, or release from, any current training or education course
  • Evidence that you are aware of how much funding will be required for your course. if you do have funding for your study you can provide details of this with your application. You can see fees from here.
  • If you are not from an English-speaking country or have not studied in one recently, you will also be required to demonstrate competence in the English language.For information about language needed scores click here.

Second Step: Candidates should first:

  • Identify a mentor from the list of Principal Investigators within the Centre, and discuss their research plans with them,
  • Submit a fully-costed research proposal using the CTR form
  •   A copy of their CV.
  • The names of 2 referees.

Third Step: All documents with the application form must be posted to the following address:
The Administrator,

    Centre for Trophoblast Research,
   Physiology Building,
   Downing Street,
   Cambridge CB2 3EG, UK

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