Public Health Research Trainee Committee Membership Application Form

To apply for a PHR one-year Trainee Committee Membership you need to be a current Public Health Specialty Registrar.

If you feel you are too experienced to apply for a trainee membership you may be interested in applying for one of the other NIHR committee membership roles currently being advertised.

We embrace diversity and are committed to equality of opportunity. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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Section 1

Role for which you wish to be considered

Please enter the reference number of the role for which you wish to be considered.

Section 2

Contact details


Primary (work) details


Other affiliated organisations and contact details

Section 3


Professional Details

3a. Summary


Please summarise your knowledge, skills and experience using up to five key words or phrases (such as service management, health economics, questionnaire design, paediatrics, obesity etc.) in the spaces below. The words you provide should summarise your content knowledge as well as any relevant research methods expertise.


3b. Knowledge, skills and experience

Please detail your specialist knowledge, skills and experience, how they demonstrate your suitability for an NIHR Trainee Committee role, what you hope to bring to the role, and why you wish to become a committee member, referring to the criteria in the person specification (see the Guidance for Applicants document). (Maximum 5000 characters)

Section 4

Reviewing Experience

4a. Experience of reviewing for the NIHR

Please detail your NIHR reviewing experience, where possible providing the name of the research programme, reference number, title and date of the review task(s). If you have not reviewed for NIHR please put N/A and move to Section 4b. (Maximum 5000 characters)

4b. Experience of reviewing for other funders or journals

Please detail any other relevant reviewing experience, where possible providing reference numbers, titles or links to journal articles or provide the name and contact details of a referee who can confirm your work. (Maximum 5000 characters)

Section 5

Committee membership

5a. Current or previous memberships

Please provide details of any current or expired committee membership for the NIHR or other research funders within the last 3 years. (Maximum 5000 characters)

5b. Other applications

Have you recently applied for any other committee member positions with other funders which may affect your ability to take a role if offered?

Other applications

 If yes, please give details where possible (Maximum 2000 characters)

Section 6

Supporting documents

Please upload any supporting documentation. Hold down Ctrl to select multiple documents.

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