GP2 Opportunities

Updated 7/12/2021 
Development is an important component of our program; our focus is to provide training and other funding opportunities for the next generation of Parkinson’s disease researchers around the world. GP2 will offer these opportunities to the entire neurodegeneration community through the course of the program.

To support applicant preparation, you can view an example of our studentship application form.

Contact us at training@gp2.org if you have queries about our opportunities.

GP2 Training Opportunities

There are no training opportunities at this time. Please check back for updates.

GP2 Employment Opportunities

There are no GP2 employment opportunities at this time. Please check back for updates.

Partner Opportunities

The Michael J. Fox Foundation Edmond J. Safra Fellowship in Movement Disorders.
Deadline: December 9, 2021
To meet the growing need for movement disorder specialists – neurologists with additional training in Parkinson’s and other movement disorders, this program offers funding to eight academic centers around the world to each train one new movement disorder clinician-researcher over a two-year period. The program seeks applicants with a robust clinical and research environment as well as fellowship training and opportunities to advance equitable access and diversity across movement disorders care and research. Learn more and apply here.

Past Opportunities

GP2 Under-represented Populations Master’s Program – Africa 
The deadline for this opportunity has passed.
GP2 is inviting doctors based in Africa to apply for funding to pursue a Master’s by distance learning in Clinical Neurology at University College London (UCL). 

GP2-funded Training Opportunity: Virtual Aspen Course 
The deadline for this opportunity has passed.
GP2 is funding up to 10 places on a virtual Aspen Course for movement disorders specialists from Lower and Middle Income Countries (LMIC). The Aspen Course: A Comprehensive Review of Movement Disorders for the Clinical Practitioner is running virtually from July 25 – 29, 2021. 

GP2 Under-represented Populations PhD Program – Asia and Latin America
The deadline for this opportunity has passed.
GP2 is inviting supervisors based in Asia and Latin America to apply for funding for a trainee to pursue a higher research degree (PhD or equivalent) in the genetics of Parkinson’s disease (PD) or a related subject. 

Genomics of Brain Disorders: Virtual Wellcome Genome Campus Conference.
The deadline for this opportunity has passed.
GP2 is funding up to 10 places for participants from Lower and Middle Income Countries on the Wellcome Genome Campus Conference Genomics of Brain Disorders, running virtually from April 14-16, 2021. 

GP2-funded opportunity: Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Neurogenetics at UCL
The deadline for this opportunity has passed.
UCL Queen Square is inviting applications for a GP2-funded Research Fellow or Senior Research Fellow in Neurogenetics. This is an outstanding opportunity for a neurogeneticist or data scientist to work within GP2. 

The Michael J. Fox Foundation Edmond J. Safra Fellowship in Movement Disorders
The deadline for this opportunity has passed.
To meet the growing need for movement disorder specialists – neurologists with additional training in Parkinson’s and other movement disorders, this program funds academic medical centers worldwide to train new movement disorder clinician-researchers over a two year period.

GP2-funded PhD Studentship: Understanding phenotype and progression in Parkinson’s
The deadline for this opportunity has passed.
Based at UCL, the PhD will involve collaboration with world leaders in PD genetics across the GP2 network.

GP2-funded opportunity: Postdoctoral Researcher at DZNE
The deadline for this opportunity has passed.
DZNE is recruiting a GP2-funded Postdoctoral Researcher to co-lead the Monogenic Data Analysis working group and coordinate analyses. This is an excellent opportunity for a postdoctoral researcher with skills in the analysis and management of whole genome sequencing data and a background in human genetics. 

GP2-funded PhD studentship – DZNE
The deadline for this opportunity has passed.
GP2 is inviting applications for a PhD studentship: “Identifying genes for familial Parkinson’s disease”. The PhD will be based within the ASAP-GP2 Monogenic Disease Core at the DZNE Tübingen in Germany and supervised by Peter Heutink. 

GP2-funded places on Wellcome course: Molecular Neurodegeneration and Therapeutic Approaches
The deadline for this opportunity has passed.
GP2 is funding up to ten places for participants from low and middle-income countries on the Wellcome Genome Campus course: Molecular Neurodegeneration and Therapeutic Approaches, running virtually from January 25 to 29, 2021. 

GP2-Funded Online Courses from NIH
The deadline for this opportunity has passed.
GP2 is funding eight places on online courses delivered by the Foundation for Advanced Education in the Sciences (FAES) Academic Programs at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) taking place in the spring semester 2021. 

GP2-funded opportunity: Training, Networking & Communication (TNC) Coordinator
The deadline for this opportunity has passed.
Applications are invited for a Training, Networking, and Communication (TNC) Coordinator to support all aspects of the TNC group’s work delivering GP2 milestones. The role is based at QMUL and involves collaboration with worldwide GP2 partners.

GP2-funded opportunity: Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Neurogenetics at UCL
The deadline for this opportunity has passed.
UCL Queen Square is inviting applications for a GP2-funded Research Fellow or Senior Research Fellow in Neurogenetics. This is an outstanding opportunity for a neurogeneticist or data scientist to work within GP2.