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Closing date: 29 January 2020

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Funding Committee Member – Global Health Policy and Systems Research Programme

The Global Health Policy and Systems Research (HPSR) Programme is looking to appoint members to its Funding Committee, we are particularly interested in those who are working, or have experience working, in low and middle income country settings.

Please complete the form below. For more information on applying see Guidance for HPSR Committee applicants 2019

The closing date is 29 January 2020

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

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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. Research methodology skills

If applicable, please list the research methodology skills in which you have reached a strong level of competency. (Maximum 2000 characters).

3c. Knowledge, skills and experience

Please detail your specialist knowledge, skills and experience and how they demonstrate your suitability for an NIHR Committee, referring to the criteria in the person specification (see guidance notes). (Maximum 5000 characters)

3d. Additional question for applicants to any HTA Funding Committee

Experience of reviewing for the HTA programme is a requirement when applying for membership of any HTA funding committee. Please detail your HTA reviewing experience if applicable. (Maximum 5000 characters)

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4a. 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)

4b. Other applications

Have you recently applied for any committee 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)

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Getting involved in reviewing

From time to time we invite people with relevant knowledge and expertise to undertake reviews for NIHR programmes on the content of short briefing papers, proposals for research, and final reports of research findings.

If you do not wish to be contacted about reviewing please tick here:

We publish an annual list of reviewers who have completed a review for us during the past year. If you are asked to review, your contribution as a reviewer will be acknowledged on our website as a gesture of our appreciation. We will only list your name, and ensure that there is no indication of the reviewing task that you completed. If you would prefer us not to publish your details, please indicate this by ticking here:

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*Please note applicants in receipt of NIHR funding are obliged to review for NIHR

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