CRN WE looking for new Clinical Research Specialty Leads in the West of England

Date: 21 February 2019

The NIHR Clinical Research Network West of England is seeking to appoint enthusiastic, self-motivated individuals to work with the Clinical Divisional Lead and the senior operational management team within the local clinical research network to deliver research across the region. Applications are sought from individuals who are key research leaders within the following fields:

  • Dementia
  • Infection
  • Metabolic and endocrine disorders
  • Musculoskeletal disorders
  • Neurological disorders
  • Neurodegeneration
  • Oral and dental health
  • Respiratory disorders

We welcome applications from all NHS and other relevant professional backgrounds.

You will need to have previous leadership experience and a detailed understanding of the development and delivery of research as well as experience of national systems, structures and processes for supporting and delivering clinical research in the NHS or other settings. You must also be strongly committed to bringing the benefits to patients through the delivery of excellent patient or population focused research.

You will need the ability to work in a self-directed and flexible manner and be able to make a positive contribution across the wider research network through the Clinical Research Specialty Leads role. 

Experience as a clinical investigator leading a multi-centre clinical research study is particularly welcomed.

This post includes travel to local meetings within West of England sites and NIHR CRN Coordinating Centre (NIHR CRNCC) national meetings.

Please refer to the role description below.

To apply, please submit a cover letter and CV outlining how you meet the role specification. Please submit applications to Enquiries West of England ( by 9am on Tuesday 26 February 2019. 

For further information please telephone: 0117 342 1375.

Interviews will take place on Thursday 14th March 2019. However, other dates can be arranged for shortlisted candidates.

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