Wellcome Trust Senior Research Fellowships 2020

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Senior Research Fellowships support independent researchers who are emerging as global leaders in their field and want to tackle the most important questions in science.


The award includes:

  • A basic salary (determined by your host organisation)
  • A fellowship supplement of £12,500 if you’re paid on a non-clinical salary scale
  • personal removal expenses
  • Research expenses, Including research staff.


  • You can apply for a Senior Research Fellowship if you’re already leading your own independent research program and you are an emerging global leader in your field.
  • You should have a higher degree (Ph.D. or equivalent) and significant research experience.

You should be able to show the following:

  • A track record of holding independent funding such as project, program or fellowship support
  • Evidence of important contributions to your area of research, for example, publications, patents, software development or an impact on health policy or practice
  • Show that work is important, original and has an impact
  • A strong rationale for needing a research fellowship rather than taking up an established post
  • Commitment to developing and mentoring less experienced researchers.

DEADLINE: July 16, 2020.

To apply and for more information visit here


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