School of Pharmacy

Fellowship opportunities

The School of Pharmacy offers an excellent research environment with outstanding facilities to support multidisciplinary activities across a number of areas.  

These include molecular and cellular sciences, structural biology, regenerative medicine, biomaterials, biophysics, metabolomics, drug discovery and medicinal chemistry, drug delivery, nanoscience, social research in health and medicine, and innovation in education.

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Hosting independent Research Fellows

We support a number of outstanding candidates through the fellowship application process each year at early, mid or advanced career level.

We have an open call for high calibre scientists seeking appropriate host laboratories to support their fellowship applications in research areas that align with or complement our current portfolio.

Areas of strategic importance currently include:

  • Biophysics, with particular interest in protein and cellular analysis
  • Molecular and cellular sciences including, gene regulation, RNA biology, chromatin & cancer, drug discovery, immune modulation, omics technologies and bioinformatics
  • Medicinal chemistry, chemical biology and structural biology
  • Drug delivery, 'systems-based' pharmaceutics and tissue engineering
  • Health economics and economic evaluation, particularly decision-analytic modelling in medicines safety and patient adherence, evaluating complex interventions, pharmacoepidemiology and use of large databases, and the roll of pharmacy in public health
  • Innovation in Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Science education
  • Pharmacognosy and pharmacology of natural products

Marie-Sklodowska-Curie Postdoctoral Fellowships

Expressions are now open for the Marie Curie Postdoctoral Fellowships (MSCA PF) 2022 under the Horizon Europe programme. More information can be found here.


In the first instance, candidates should provide a detailed CV and a brief (non-confidential) outline of their proposed research. For suitable candidates we will be able to help with identification of appropriate fellowship schemes, and offer mentoring and administrative support. Successful Fellows would be eligible for additional support from the School through pump priming funds.

For any queries please contact Dr Frankie Rawson.

UKRI Future Leaders Fellowships

Expressions are now open for the UKRI Future Leader Fellowships: Round 7. More information can be found here


As the university has a restriction on the number of supported applicants, we are asking candidates to submit the following to us by 15 September: an expression of interest form providing:

A summary covering:

  • Main objectives of the proposed research in order of priority (up to 4000 characters)
  • Description of the research in simple terms in a way that could be publicised to a general audience (up to 4000 characters)
  • Brief description of research topic, including the keywords/themes/strategic areas which describe the areas of proposed research/innovation that will be explored (4000 characters)

CV and list of outputs using the template on the UKRI page

an outline case for support of up to two pages covering:

  • Research and Innovation excellence
  • Applicant and Development
  • Impact and Strategic Relevance
  • Research and Innovation Environment

To find out more and to ensure School support for your application please get in touch with Dr Frankie Rawson or Teresa Matini at your earliest convenience

Join our future research leaders

World-class talent, working in multidisciplinary teams and with inspiring leaders, are at the heart of capturing new ideas and translating these into world-changing solutions.

As a research-led institution, the University of Nottingham recognises the value and contribution of early career researchers in delivering its ambitious, high-quality research vision. 

Find out more and how to apply


School of Pharmacy

University of Nottingham
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Nottingham, NG7 2RD

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