External Opportunities

The following external funding calls and job vacancies may be of interest to BactiVac members and we also flag these on our Twitter feed. Whilst all efforts are made to ensure the following information is accurate, we would encourage you to review original listing on relevant organisation's website.

If you would like to add a relevant funding or job opportunity to this webpage, please contact us at bactivac@contacts.bham.ac.uk

External Funding

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BBSRC Partner with researchers in Canada on antimicrobial resistance (AMR). Proposals are welcome in both fundamental and applied bioscience that aim to combat AMR in collaboration with partners in Canada. Cross-disciplinary proposals that have the potential to enhance impact arising from the research are welcome. However, a significant majority of the proposal must be within BBSRC remit.
6 September 2022 16:00 UK time



MRC Clinician scientist fellowship. Apply for funding to support your move to independent investigator in a medical research field. Your research can focus on any area of MRC’s remit to improve human health. MRC also welcomes proposals for interdisciplinary approaches or research which will address global health issues and be of benefit to those living in low and middle-income countries.
7 September 2022 16:00 UK time



MRC Infections and immunity partnership. MRC funds partnerships working to transform our understanding of infections and immunity. Research they fund includes, but is not limited to, human pathogens, pathogenicity, antimicrobial resistance, etc. Apply for funding to support new partnerships between diverse groups of researchers in infections and immunity. Funding is available for between one and five years.

13 September 2022 16:00 UK time


UKRI Future Leaders Fellowships: round 7. They are looking to fund fellowships of up to seven years to support talented researchers and innovators who are transitioning to research or innovation leadership. Applications are welcome from the entirety of the UKRI remit.
 6 December 2022 16:00 UK time


MRC Applied global health research. Apply for funding to support research that will address global health challenges and inequities. MRC are looking to develop a portfolio of high quality global research, which will be diverse, promote multidisciplinarity and strengthen global health research capacity. They encourage applications from principal investigators based in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) and UK, working in partnership with LMIC investigators.
16 February 2023 16:00 UK time

Job Vacancies

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