Novartis Newman Fellowship in MS

As part of its programme to provide postdoctoral research opportunities for scholars of proven academic excellence, University College Dublin is pleased to announce the Novartis Newman Fellowship in MS.

The Novartis Newman Fellowship in Neurology will be based in the UCD School of Medicine at St Vincent’s University Hospital’s Department of Neurology, under the principal supervision of Dr Christopher McGuigan. The Department has a thirty-year history of research in this area and has published extensively in international peer reviewed journals. The research project will focus largely on the management of progressive forms of Multiple Sclerosis in Ireland.

The successful candidate will have at least two year’s experience at a specialist registrar level. The Newman Fellow will have a significant clinical role in the Department and will be expected to complete an MD thesis. The Novartis Newman Fellowship in MS is tenable for two years.

How to Apply:

The candidate must complete the Newman Fellowship Candidate Form and provide an updated and detailed CV and send both documents to: with ‘Newman Fellowship’ in the subject line.

Two nominated referees must separately submit their confidential reports using the Newman Fellowship Referee Form and send to: with ‘Candidate Name Report for Newman Fellowship’ in the subject line.

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Further Information:

Informal enquires regarding this Fellowship may be directed to Dr Christopher McGuigan by email:

Application Deadline:

The closing date for receipt of completed applications is 29 July 2022.