The Integrated Clinical Academic (ICA) Programme provides personal research training awards for healthcare professionals (excluding doctors and dentists) who wish to develop careers that combine clinical research and research leadership with continued clinical practice and clinical development.
Health Education England (HEE) and The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) are pleased to announce the launch of the first ICA Programme competitions for doctoral and post-doctoral awards.
Clinical Doctoral Research Fellowships
Enables graduate clinicians with some research experience and aspirations for a clinical academic career to obtain a PhD whilst broadening their professional horizons and developing their clinical skills.
Enables early post-doctoral clinicians to combine independent research in an academic position with continued clinical practice and professional development.
Senior Clinical Lectureships
Enables practicing clinicians with independent clinical research experience to undertake further research in a senior academic position whilst developing as a clinical academic leader.
Eligible individuals are welcome to apply to any one of the above schemes, irrespective of previous award history.
For full eligibility, further details and instructions for applicants please visit
Applications must be received by the NIHR TCC by 1.00 pm on 28th May 2015