Academic Training Posts

Opportunities exist at:

Academic Foundation Programme (AFP)

We are actively seeking to expand the number of academic foundation posts available in psychiatry and the neurosciences and hope to have 3 posts by 2012.

Academic Clinical Fellowship (ACF)

These provide rotational posts for 3 years and can be started at any level between CT1 - ST4, and we aim to appoint to 5 of these posts pa.

ACF Trainees are expected to undertake a clinical training and are also provided with 25% of time dedicated for research.

Academic Clinical Lecturers (ACL)

These posts are available to trainees post membership and allow 50% of time to be dedicated to research, and we aim to appoint to 5 of these posts pa.

ACL Trainees are expected to have already undertaken a major research project before entry to the program and to either have or be about to be awarded a PhD.

BRC Preparatory fellowship

This is awarded to a current trainee following a competitive process and enables the trainee to spend 1 year in full time preparatory research to support an application for an externally funded training fellowship.


All vacancies are advertised on the National Institute for Health Research website See » NIHR for further details

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