Current opportunities

Preparatory Clinical Research Training Fellowship for Medics

Posts to commence from 01 April 2020.  The NIHR Maudsley Biomedical Research Centre will soon be advertising the above fellowship (2 posts are available) for clinical specialist trainees (CT2 - ST6) who are committed to developing a career in translational research in the areas of mental health, clinical neuroscience or the interface between physical & mental health.  Find out more


Round 6 NIHR SPARC (Short Placement Award for Research Collaboration)

NIHR Academy Members - come and spend some time working at the Maudsley Biomedical Research Centre.  We currently have placement opportunities available in 5 of our research themes.  Find out more


PhD studentships at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience (IoPPN) and Health Faculties, King's College London

New PhD studentships at the IoPPN and in the Health Faculties at King's College London are advertised throughout the year so potential PhD candidates are advised to check both these pages regularly.  Please note that the Maudsley BRC is not planning to offer further PhD studentships.


External Opportunities

National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) : Fellowship Programme

The NIHR Fellowship Programme support individuals on their trajectory to becoming future leaders in NIHR research.    

Opportunities include:

  • Pre-doctoral Fellowships designed to support people who are looking to start or advance a career in health research methodology
  • Doctoral Fellowships
  • Advanced Fellowships
  • Development & Skills Enhancement Awards

Details of the various fellowship schemes and application rounds can be found at the NIHR Fellowship Programme pages.


National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) :  Opportunities specifically for Allied Health Professionals

Further opportunities for research training are available centrally through the HEE-NIHR Integrated Clinical Academic Programme.  Opportunities include:

  • Internships
  • Pre-doctororal Clinical Academic Fellowships
  • Clinical Doctoral Research Fellowships
  • Clinical and Senior Clinical Lectureships
  • Bridging Schemes
  • Mentorshhip Scheme


Wellcome Trust :  Clinical scientists (Medical and Clinical Psychologists)

For those who want to develop a long term career in academic medicine but have little or no research training, more information on how to do so can be found at Wellcome Trust Research Training Fellowships


Medical Research Council (MRC)

The MRC offer a range of fellowships to meet diverse needs, allowing training placements in the UK, abroad or in industry. More information is available at MRC Fellowships and Clinical Research Training Fellowships