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Fellowship schemes

Find out about our fellowship opportunities for outstanding post-doctoral scientists.

We support future research leaders from around the world to develop successful academic careers at Newcastle University. 

Newcastle University Academic Track Fellowships

Our Newcastle University Academic Track Fellowships offer: 

  • 5 years’ flexible salary
  • up to £50K research expenses
  • a PhD studentship
  • subject to a successful review, a move to an open-ended academic contract 

Clinical Fellowships

For clinicians, medical, dental, pharmacy, allied health, healthcare sciences, nursing, public health, social care and applied research methodologists we have dedicated training routes to develop your research career. The Newcastle Health Innovation Partners (NHIP) is one of eight NIHR academic health science centres in the UK. The NHIP academy is a flagship of the NHIP programme and leads the health and care academic careers development programme.

Faculty Fellowships

Faculty Fellowships support early-career scientists to develop an original research idea and secure external fellowship funding. The Fellowship provides two years funding, with the possibility of an extension to three years based on performance and offers:

  • dedicated mentoring from experienced researchers
  • training opportunities to support your early success in obtaining an externally funded fellowship
  • financial support of up to £10K to produce pilot data for fellowship applications
  • peer support from a cross-disciplinary cohort of talented early career researchers
  • modern specialist research facilities