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  1. NIHR Research Training Opportunities NIHR Trainees Coordinating Centre Dr James Fenton

  2. National Institute of Health Research Established 2006 as a vehicle for implementing Government’s strategy for applied health research. Almost £1b spend each year. Strategic Aim To improve the health and wealth of the nation through research.

  3. The NIHR Health Research System Faculty Associates Investigators &Senior Investigators Trainees Universities Infrastructure Research NHS Trusts Research Projects & Programmes Clinical Research Networks Patients&Public Research Schools Clinical Research Facilities, Centres & Units Research InformationSystems Research ManagementSystems Systems

  4. The NIHR Health Research System Faculty Associates Investigators &Senior Investigators Trainees

  5. The NIHR Health Research System Faculty Associates Investigators &Senior Investigators Trainees “…outstanding individuals…”

  6. The NIHR Health Research System Faculty Associates Investigators &Senior Investigators Trainees “…outstanding individuals…” “…outstanding individuals…”

  7. NIHRTCC Research Career Pathways Methodologists Methodology Programme Healthcare Scientists CSO HCS Programme Doctors and Dentists NIHR Integrated Academic Training Programme All Professions NIHR Fellowships and Professorships Nurses, Midwives, Allied Health Professionals Clinical Academic Training Level of Award Chair Professorships --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- NIHR/CNO/HEFCE Senior Academic Clinical Lecturer NIHR Senior Research Fellowship Senior/ Pre-Chair ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- NIHR Clinician Scientist Award NIHR/CNO Clinical Lectureships NIHR Career Development Fellowship Senior Post-Doc ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- NIHR/CSO Health Care Scientist Post-Doctoral Fellowship NIHR Clinical Lectureship NIHR Post-Doctoral Fellowship Early Post-Doc --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- NIHR/CSO Health Care Scientist Doctoral Fellowship NIHR Doctoral Research Fellowship NIHR/CNO Clinical Doctoral Research Fellowships Doctoral --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Masters in Health Economics NIHR/CNO Masters in Clinical Research In-Practice Fellowships and NIHR Academic Clinical Fellowships Pre-Doctoral/ Masters Masters in Medical Statistics --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Methodology Fellowships and Interns Undergraduate

  8. NIHRTCC Research Career Pathways Methodologists Methodology Programme Healthcare Scientists CSO HCS Programme Doctors and Dentists NIHR Integrated Academic Training Programme All Professions NIHR Fellowships and Professorships Nurses, Midwives, Allied Health Professionals Clinical Academic Training Level of Award Chair --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Senior/ Pre-Chair ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- NIHR Clinician Scientist Award Senior Post-Doc ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- NIHR Clinical Lectureship Early Post-Doc --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Doctoral --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- In-Practice Fellowships and NIHR Academic Clinical Fellowships Pre-Doctoral/ Masters --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Undergraduate

  9. Integrated Academic Training Pathway 2005 report: “Medically and dentally qualified academic staff: Recommendations for training the researchers and educators of the future”.

  10. Academic Career Pathway CCT Clinical Academics NIHR & others PhD Fellowships NIHR & others Clinician Scientist Clinicians with Research PAs Consultant Clinicians NIHR ACF Clinical Training NIHR CL

  11. NIHR Academic Clinical Fellowships • Academic and clinical training • For entrants to specialty training • 25% academic research • Support in making application for training fellowship leading to higher degree • Up to 3 years (4 for GPs) • £1000 bursaries • Structured Research Training Programme (RTP)

  12. NIHR ACF: Eligibility and Entry • Entry to ACFs may be at up to 4 different levels equating to • ST1, 2, 3, and/or 4 (for Psychiatry and Paediatrics) • Open to all doctors who can meet the entry requirements for entry into specialty training at a particular level • Open to individuals in StR and SpR posts • Applicants may also hold a higher degree • Specialty specific NIHR ACFs are run through posts

  13. NIHR Clinical Lectureships • Academic and clinical training (ST3 and above) for those with a higher degree • Available to qualified GPs and GDPs • 50% academic research • Support in making application for Clinician Scientist Award or similar • Up to 4 years • End point marked by CCT and substantial piece of post-doctoral research. • £1000 bursaries • Generally advertised by HEIs (March-March)

  14. NIHR Clinician Scientist Award Postdoctoral award (open to StRs/SpRs/consultants) • 5 years duration • Applicants retain clinical duties appropriate for gaining CCT • Up to 4 NHS clinical sessions a week post CCT • Pays for salary, research costs and training • Pays research assistant salary (3 years only) Applicant: PhD/MD (or have submitted) with good output from research Evidence of commitment to research career Expectation of ongoing employment at the end of award Launch annually (Round 13 April/May 2013)

  15. NIHRTCC Research Career Pathways Methodologists Methodology Programme Healthcare Scientists CSO HCS Programme Doctors and Dentists NIHR Integrated Academic Training Programme All Professions NIHR Fellowships and Professorships Nurses, Midwives, Allied Health Professionals Clinical Academic Training Level of Award Chair Professorships --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- NIHR/CNO/HEFCE Senior Academic Clinical Lecturer NIHR Senior Research Fellowship Senior/ Pre-Chair ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- NIHR Clinician Scientist Award NIHR/CNO Clinical Lectureships NIHR Career Development Fellowship Senior Post-Doc ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- NIHR/CSO Health Care Scientist Post-Doctoral Fellowship NIHR Clinical Lectureship NIHR Post-Doctoral Fellowship Early Post-Doc --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- NIHR/CSO Health Care Scientist Doctoral Fellowship NIHR Doctoral Research Fellowship NIHR/CNO Clinical Doctoral Research Fellowships Doctoral --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Masters in Health Economics NIHR/CNO Masters in Clinical Research In-Practice Fellowships and NIHR Academic Clinical Fellowships Pre-Doctoral/ Masters Masters in Medical Statistics --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Methodology Fellowships and Interns Undergraduate

  16. NIHRTCC Research Career Pathways Methodologists Methodology Programme Healthcare Scientists CSO HCS Programme Doctors and Dentists NIHR Integrated Academic Training Programme All Professions NIHR Fellowships and Professorships Nurses, Midwives, Allied Health Professionals Clinical Academic Training Level of Award Chair --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- NIHR Senior Research Fellowship Senior/ Pre-Chair ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- NIHR Career Development Fellowship Senior Post-Doc ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- NIHR Post-Doctoral Fellowship Early Post-Doc --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- NIHR Doctoral Research Fellowship Doctoral --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Pre-Doctoral/ Masters --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Undergraduate

  17. What does a NIHR Fellowship provide? • Research and training award to support researchers focusing on people and patient-based clinical and applied health research. • Can be based at University (HEI) or NHS Trust/organisation • Open to any scientific discipline and clinical and non-clinical • Salary (at 100% NHS, 80% HEI) • Full Tuition fees (for PhD level) • Research costs at 100% NHS, 80% HEI. • HEI also receive specialist support and indirect costs e.g. estates costs at 80%) • Full Training and development costs • Annual competition for all levels • Launch - Autumn 2012 Closing date – January 2013

  18. NIHR Fellowships Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship Doctoral Research Fellowship • Doctoral training award to individuals of outstanding potential, early in research career • To undertake a PhD • To increase research skills • Applicant: • Some previous research experience • Some outputs from research • Evidence of commitment to research career • If already registered PhD < 1 yr FT • Early post-doctoral training award • Outstanding potential as researchers • Develop postdoctoral research experience & skills • Increase independence Applicant: PhD/MD (or submitted) ≤ 3 yrs WTE postdoc research experience Research output (publications, grant applications) Clear commitment to research career

  19. NIHR Fellowships Career Development Fellowship Senior Research Fellowship • Later postdoctoral award • Gain full research independence • Develop research capacity of self and others • Applicant: • PhD/MD and significant postdoctoral experience (≤ 7 yrs WTE postdoc research experience) • Significant research output • Evidence of increasing independence • Experience of developing research skills of others • Most senior NIHR Fellowship • 5 years ( aiming towards Chair) • Potential to become academic and research leader within award time Applicant: Significant postdoctoral experience Outstanding publication record Independence Leadership potential Record of research capacity development

  20. NIHR Fellowship Awards

  21. NIHR DRF Scheme: NIHR ACF applications

  22. NIHR Fellowship Applications • Applications are assessed on: • Applicant • Research • Training and Development • Environment / Supervision • Value for Money

  23. NIHR Trainees Coordinating Centre Leeds Innovation Centre 103 Clarendon Road Leeds LS2 9DF Tel: 0113 3466260 Fax: 0113 346 6272 http://www.nihrtcc.nhs.uk