Joint Faculty awards

The awards listed below are open to competitive applications from both Faculties of The Royal College of Radiologists simultaneously.

Cancer Research UK/RCR Joint Clinical Research Fellowships (JCRFs)

Under a five-year joint agreement between Cancer Research UK and The Royal College of Radiologists established in 2010, Joint Fellowships can be identified from among members or Fellows of the RCR appointed to Clinical Research Fellowships in the Cancer Research UK open competition via one of the Cancer Research UK Centres. All clinical oncologists and clinical radiologists who are members or Fellows of the RCR are eligible for the JCRFs.

How to apply for a JCRF
Clinical Research Fellowships are administered by the Cancer Research UK centres which have been set up throughout the UK. Please read the about the centres on the Cancer Research UK’s website, which also includes a map identifying each research centre.  You may choose a particular centre to see what they are offering and the areas of research they are currently focusing on. To apply for a Clinical Research Fellowship you must contact the centre directly. Please contact research@rcr.ac.uk if you have any queries relating to the JCRFs.

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Cochrane Shanks-Jalil Travelling Professorship

Applications are invited from multi-disciplinary teams for this biennial Travelling Professorship. Funding of up to £5000 is available, provided by amalgamation of previous generous donations by the Hilden Charitable Trust and Dr M A Jalil and funding from the Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine. The Travelling Professorship is open to teams consisting of at least one clinical oncologist and one radiotherapy physicist, and ideally other individuals such as a clinical radiologist, a therapy radiographer or other relevant healthcare professionals working in the UK. Clinical oncologists and clinical radiologists must be Members or Fellows of the Royal College of Radiologists and radiotherapy physicists must be Members of the Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine. Applicants must have a good teaching and training record. The team will visit a developing country of its choice, to give a structured teaching course on a specific subject.

A list of past Professors is available.

Any queries should be directed to QATraining@rcr.ac.uk

 

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Dr Karol Sicher Cancer Research Fellowship 

Endowed in 1995, by a legacy from the estate of the late Dr Karol Sicher, this biennial Fellowship of up to £7,000 enables clinical oncologists and clinical radiologists to spend up to three months in the UK or abroad to learn a research technique. Applications are made in open competition and the Fellowship is awarded by the Specialty Training Board based on the recommendation of an assessment panel. A list of past Fellows is available.

The Fellowship is open to Members and Fellows of the Royal College of Radiologists holding a clinical appointment of any grade in the United Kingdom. The Fellowship is intended for a research project or period of study in support of research, in any aspect of cancer diagnosis, assessment or management for up to three months (within the next year) in the United Kingdom or abroad. The purpose is to learn a research technique that could be utilised in the applicant's own department.

At the end of the Fellowship, the successful candidate will be required to render a report to the Royal College of Radiologists.

Due note will be taken of other sources of funding obtained by applicants

  • Applications for the 2016 professorship closed on 13 November 2015
  • Application criteria
    • A completed application form
    • A brief curriculum vitae
    • Letter (s) of support from the research venue and supervisor
  • Eligible Applicants: Members and Fellows of the Royal College of Radiologists who hold a clinical appointment of any grade in the United Kingdom.
  • Funding: up to £7000
  • An assessment panel nominated by the Royal College of Radiologists will consider applications. The decision of the assessment panel is final and binding. Shortlisted candidates may be interviewed by the assessment panel after the closing date. It is intended that the assessors' recommendations will be reported to the Specialty Training Board meetings of 22 January and 29 January 2016 for approval. This may be delayed to the June meetings if interviews are held. Applicants will be informed of the outcome of their applications as soon as possible after the Specialty Training Board meetings.

Any queries should be addressed to research@rcr.ac.uk

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Dr Prafulla Kumar Ganguli Professorship 

Up to £6000 has been funded by a generous legacy from the estate of the late Dr Ganguli to visit India for educational purposes. The Travelling Professorship is open to clinical radiologists or oncologists who are Fellows of the RCR in good standing, resident in the United Kingdom and in active clinical practice at the time of the application and the award/visit.

The purpose of the visit is educational: to provide local teaching and training and also to participate in postgraduate meetings. The request encourages delivering lectures at national meetings and this will be taken into account by the Royal College of Radiologists when considering applicants. Visits arranged under the Professorship scheme are expected to be of up to two weeks (maximum) duration. At the end of the Professorship, the successful candidate will be required to render a report on the visit and outcomes to the College. 

Applications for the 2016 Professorship closed on 21 March 2016

  • Anticipated date of notification to successful applicants: 3 June 2016
  • Next available: 2018
  • Anticipated application period: January – March 2018
  • Eligible applicants: clinical radiologists or oncologists who are Fellows of the RCR in good standing, resident in the United Kingdom and in active clinical practice at the time of the application and the award/visit.
  • Method of application: CV, description of proposed visit with host centres and dates, anticipated benefits of the visit, budget plans, names of two referees who must be consultants and Fellows of the RCR

A list of past Fellows is available.

Any queries should be addressed to

QATraining@rcr.ac.uk

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