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The Novo Nordisk – Oxford Fellowship Programme aims to support the development of a new generation of exceptional researchers in diabetes and metabolism, who will become future leaders in the field. The programme also aims to further develop scientific excellence within diabetes and other cardiometabolic diseases and ultimately improve the lives of patients.

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These prestigious 3-year postdoctoral research fellowships are open to outstanding candidates of any nationality. Each fellowship includes salary for the fellow, consumables support for the host laboratory and a generous travel budget for the fellow.


Fellows will be based at the University of Oxford in research groups with a focus on diabetes and other cardiometabolic diseases. Each fellow is also given a mentor or supervisor at Novo Nordisk. Fellows will have the opportunity to spend a period of time in the laboratories of Novo Nordisk in Oxford or Copenhagen.


Please note that postdoctoral fellowship applicants should be near completion of their PhD or will typically have no more than three/four years of postdoctoral experience at the start of the fellowship.


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