UCL School of Life and Medical Sciences


Information for applicants

This page lists some key criteria for applying to the UCL Springboard Population Science Fellowships recruitment call. For full information and how to apply, please refer to the FAQs.


    • Fellowships are available in the UCL Faculty of Population Health Sciences.
    • Fellowships will be awarded to the highest calibre candidates who are able to demonstrate an exceptional track record in relation to their career stage, and the potential to submit competitive fellowship or personal award applications at an early stage of the Springboard Population Science Fellowship.
    • A number of fellowships are available in two specific subject areas: Functional ageing and multimorbidity; and Genomic, metabolomic and proteomic predictors of disease, encompassing computational biology and systems medicine.
    • Fellowship posts are for a fixed term duration of 18 months, and provide salary and research support costs for the fellow.


        • There are no restrictions on nationality, however you will be required to provide evidence of your eligibility to work in the UK before commencing any fellowship offered.
        • Fellowships are available to clinical and non-clinical candidates who have not yet established an independent research career.
        • Candidates should have been awarded a PhD or equivalent research-related degree prior to application.


          • Candidates must identify a Principal Investigator leading cohort research, or a Head of Department/Division/Institute from within the UCL Faculty of Population Health Sciences who will commit to sponsoring their application. 
          • Applications received without sponsors risk not being considered for shortlisting.

          How to apply

            • To apply for a UCL Springboard Population Science Fellowship, please make sure you have read the FAQs and application guidelines in full.
            • Start your application early, as you will need to obtain support from a sponsor prior to the application deadline.
            • All applicants must apply through UCL's online recruitment systemhttp://www.ucl.ac.uk/hr/jobs/index.php.