Make a real contribution to how research is shaping the future of healthcare, social care, public health and global health.
As the nation's largest funder of health and care research, we have many openings for you to build a career or interest in health and care research, ranging from becoming a reviewer or a member of a funding committee to being employed in research management by one of our coordinating centres. We post opportunities on this page to:
- Be part of our decision-making process by joining one of our funding committees for an NIHR research programme.
- Help with research as a patient, carer or other member of the public.
- Apply for job roles at all levels in research management and cross-cutting functions for the NIHR, for example in:
Managing research schemes and monitoring performance; finance and budgetary analysis; intellectual property and legal; communications, events and campaigns; impact and evidence; public involvement, participation and engagement; information systems, knowledge management and data analysis; governance, quality and operational management; stakeholder relationships.
Elsewhere on this website, you can find additional ways to join us to:
- Influence our research - explore how you can be one of our external peer reviewers or identify evidence uncertainties.
- Grow as a health and care professional through our career development and learning and support.
- Develop your career in health and care research with an NIHR Academy or Senior Investigator Award.
The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Evaluation, Trials and Studies Coordinating Centre (NETSCC) is recruiting an administrator to its Patient & Public Involvement and External Review team.
An exciting new role has been created at NIHR in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic to sustain and build engagement in health research among diverse people and communities across the nation, as well as stakeholders in the NHS and broader health and social care system.
We are looking for two Research Programme Managers to join our Policy Research Programme at the NIHR Central Commissioning Facility..
NIHR Evidence is seeking two members of the public to join our Editorial Board. You will bring your insights and experiences to help in our decision-making, in particular highlighting the potential public interest in the papers we review.
The HTA programme is seeking to appoint a Deputy Chair for one of the NIHR HTA Funding Committees.