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2 year integrated Academic Foundation Programme is offered
by Health Education Thames Valley in conjunction with the
University of Oxford
We are seeking to appoint 24 candidates with
academic potential who would like the opportunity to work in an
academic environment or who are already committed to an academic
career path. The posts will be based across several trusts during
Foundation Year 1 and mainly at the Oxford University Hospitals NHS
Trust for Foundation Year 2, and are designed to deliver the core
competencies of Foundation training, enhanced with an academic
We are keen to encourage applications from
talented candidates worldwide.
Only candidates requiring provisional
registration and who have not completed a Foundation year 1 or
equivalent will be eligible. Candidates must not have full GMC
registration at the start of the programme (August 2017).
For more information please refer to the
person specification and eligibility criteria on the
UK Foundation Programme Office (UKFPO) website.
The full list of academic programmes available
within Oxford Foundation School are available either via the
Trainees are encouraged to select their own
area of interest for their research when completing an academic
programme. A list of possible mentors is provided within the
pack. Additional advice on this can be gained from
OUCAGS (Oxford University
Clinical Academic Graduate School) when you have been accepted
onto the Oxford Academic Foundation Programme.
The Oxford Academic Foundation Programme interviews have
provisionally been scheduled for 24 November 2016. Please
be aware that Skype (with video) interviews will only be available
to students who are on elective and not in the UK on the
interview date. Proof must be obtained from your medical school and
submitted to Oxford Foundation School at the time of
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A nationally agreed online
application form needs to be completed on Oriel between 3 and
14 October 2016.
This is followed by a
locally-managed application, shortlisting and selection
Recruitment to the AFP is being undertaken
this year by Units of Application (UoA). These may be
either individual foundation schools, or foundation schools that
have formed geographical alliances with other schools for the
purpose of recruitment for academic places.
After completing the online form, you
will need to select up to a maximum of two UoAs to
apply to. You must check the website of each of these
for their specific local recruitment processes including any
additional information you must supply and the local deadlines and
interview dates. Shortlisted applicants will be invited by the
Further information regarding the
national recruitment process and the Academic Foundation Programme
can be found on the UKFPO
Oxford Foundation School has published an
pack which gives guidance in applying to the Academic
Foundation Programme in Oxford.
Please note that we will not require
applicants to submit a CV.
For any queries regarding the Oxford Academic
Foundation Programme Recruitment 2017 please contact us
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