Three prestigious one-year Fellowships in the area of mental health and neuroscience are available through the University's Centre for Future Health ( The scheme is jointly funded by the Wellcome Trust and the University and offers salary at Grade 6.1 (£32,817 p.a.) plus a modest project budget.

The scheme is intended as a stepping stone to an externally-funded postdoctoral fellowship in the area of mental health and/or neuroscience for those who have just completed a PhD. Applicants will need to at least have filed an ‘intention to submit’ their thesis at the point of applying and will need to have passed their viva with no more than minor corrections in order to take up the position.

The opportunity is open to individuals resident anywhere in the UK from across the sciences, social sciences and the arts and humanities and those with interdisciplinary interests are especially encouraged to apply. Research that focuses on one or more minority ethnic populations is welcomed and applicants with a deep understanding of the issues experienced by these populations are especially encouraged to apply.

Candidates are required to seek the support of at least one academic mentor and the Head of Department of the department in which they would like to be based as part of the application process. The role of the mentor(s) is to provide support and advice on professional development and the principal mentor will also act as line manager.

The vacancy is live on the HR website at:

The deadline for applications is 26 September (2021).

If you have any queries then please email

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