Chancellor’s Fellowship BHF Centre for Research Excellence at The University of Edinburgh

These 5-year Fellowships are intended to support candidates at the start of their independent academic careers in a world-leading environment. Subject to satisfactory review at the end of year 4 as part of the Edinburgh Scientific Academic Training programme to which fellows will enrol Fellows will then move to a standard University academic open-ended contract. It is anticipated that most appointees will be successful in obtaining an open-ended contract.
Appointment will be on the Grade 8 (£39,324 – £46,924) or Grade 9 (£49,772 – £55,998) academic scale dependent on experience.
Successful candidates will be based within the BHF Centre of Research Excellence at Edinburgh (REA3). More information can be found here:
Applications are welcomed from individuals with expertise and scientific vision for their research in any of the five thematic areas below:
REA3 research is driven through 3 pillars of research excellence that focus on specific research questions central to their field of study with clear interconnectivities through methodologies, technologies and approaches across these areas:
  • Diabetes and the Metabolic Syndrome as Drivers of Cardiovascular Disease
  • Fibrosis and Calcification in Cardiovascular Disease
  • Vascular Dysfunction: Blood Vessels, Vascular Disease and Vascular Dementia
Our pillars are closely aligned with 2 major cross-cutting themes:
  • Innovation in Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Healthcare Data Science
Fellows will develop a research programme relevant to REA3 research.   Project proposals should be clearly aligned with REA3 themes and projects working across themes are encouraged to maximise research impact.
Reference: 050055
Closing Date: 24th February 2020