Medical Research Foundation Hearing Research Fellowships (fixed term)
University of Nottingham

Medical Research Foundation Hearing Research Fellowships (fixed term)

United Kingdom 26 Mar 2021


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Reference MED1578

Closing Date Friday, 26th March 2021

Job Type Research

Department Clinical Neuroscience

Salary £40322 to £49553 per annum, depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.

We are recruiting two prestigious Hearing Research Fellows to be based at the Hearing Sciences Section in the Division of Clinical Neurosciences, School of Medicine, University of Nottingham. They are funded by the Medical Research Foundation (

These three-year fellowships are targeted at exceptional postdoctoral researchers in the field of Hearing Sciences whose overall research purpose is to improve the prediction of individual outcomes for people suffering from hearing loss or tinnitus (please see Further Information for more details).

Research fellowships are a fundamental part of the University of Nottingham’s mission for the delivery of exceptional research that changes lives in the UK and across the world. As one of our fellows, you will enhance our diverse, thriving community of outstanding early career researchers. You will join a University with an international reputation for transformative discoveries and you will:

You will be the research lead for your own work, and encouraged to integrate with one of our main research groups.

We offer:

Our excellent support includes:

We support applicants from diverse career paths and backgrounds.  We also welcome applications from those wishing to work part-time to meet personal responsibilities. 

Eligibility: Candidates must have been awarded their PhD prior to 24th December 2020 with it being in experimental auditory research or a relevant area. This scheme is aimed at early career researchers, and candidates who do not normally have more than eight years of postdoctoral experience. However, to allow for varied career paths, candidates will be assessed on their quality, potential and track record, relative to their career stage.

How to apply: 

EOI deadline 15th Jan 2021, full application deadline 26th March 2021. Interviews are expected to be held for shortlisted applicants in April 2021 with an expected start date for successful fellows in Summer/Autumn 2021.

Please note, this is a two-step application process.  Candidates who do not submit an initial expression of interest form by the deadline will not be considered.

Please direct any administrative queries to Charlotte Lloyd ( and scientific queries to Professor Michael Akeroyd (

Our University has always been a supportive, inclusive, caring and positive community. We warmly welcome those of different cultures, ethnicities and beliefs – indeed this very diversity is vital to our success, it is fundamental to our values and enriches life on campus. We welcome applications from UK, Europe and from across the globe. For more information on the support we offer our international colleagues, visit;

For all successful international applicants, including EU/EEA applicants from January 2021, we offer an interest-free loan to help cover the cost of immigration-related expenses to the UK, including visas and the NHS surcharge. For more information follow this link

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