Article written by Newcastle MEP Jude Kirton-Darling after she met with EASL Scientific Committee member Dr Helen Louise Reeves, other NE hepatologists and EASL EU Director of Public Affairs, Fiona Godfrey in Newcastle, UK, recently.
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Post-doc Research Fellowship

Dame Sheila Sherlock EASL Fellowship Programme

Open to all registered EASL members, aiming to enhance the mobility of investigators within different European institutions and actively promote scientific exchange among research units in Hepatology.

Up to three Post-Doc Research Fellowships of 40,000 € are awarded each year. Each fellowship is granted for a period of 1 year.


Post-doc Research Fellowship Applications open from
September 30 - November 30


Post-doc Research Fellowship Applications open from September 30 - November 30


  • Application for the Post-Doc Research Fellowship is open from September 30 - November 30
  • Applications are reviewed by the EASL Scientific Committee Reviewers (2 external experts nominated by the EASL Scientific Committee and 2-3 members of the EASL Scientific Committee)
  • Applicants are notified by the end of February
  • Successful applicants are requested to attend the International Liver CongressTM during which awardees are announced
  • Fellowship should begin at the latest by the end of the year of the awarded grant
  • Requests for renewal, for an additional year, may be made no later than 2 months before the termination of the fellowship, pending a progress report accompanied by a letter from the tutor detailing the evolution of the project. The EASL Scientific Committee may renew the fellowship further to the acceptance of the report


  • Application should be made in English
  • Applicant must be a registered EASL member
  • Applicant must not hold a permanent position
  • Hosting institution shall be in a different European country from the home institution
  • Hosting institution has to be European
  • No more than 1 application per hosting and home department will be considered
  • Head of the hosting research unit has to be an EASL member but must not be EASL Governing Board representative
  • No restriction on the applicant's age or nationality

Application should include:

  • Detailed CV
  • 2 reference letters
  • a letter of support from the hosting institution