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Vacancy details

Closing date: 26 June 2020

Other vacancies

Funding Committee Chair

The HTA programme is seeking to appoint a leader in the field of health technology assessment or related applied clinical research, to undertake the duties of Chair for one of the NIHR HTA Funding Committees.

Senior Administrator

The NIHR Centre for Engagement and Dissemination (CED) is seeking to appoint a Senior Administrator to join the team.

Health Economists (Ref - HTAFC/20/03)

The Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Programme is seeking to appoint members to its funding committees.

This opportunity is for Health Economists.

HTA funding committees assess the scientific merit of research proposals submitted to both the commissioned and researcher-led workstreams, including themed calls and evidence synthesis proposals, and makes funding recommendations to the Programme Oversight Committee.

Applicants should have previous experience at a senior level within their area of expertise and have a significant record of research and publication, and/or extensive senior management or clinical experience within the NHS. Applicants should also have previous experience with the HTA Programme, for example through reviewing applications or as a member of a prioritisation committee.

We particularly welcome applications from people with relevant expertise or interest in current NIHR priority areas and those areas that are likely to become priorities for the NHS due to the changing population structure.

The term of office is 4 years starting in late 2020/2021. Travel and expenses will be paid. The committees meet three times a year, usually on a Tuesday and Wednesday; the schedule depends on the particular Funding Committee as follows:

Commissioning Committee: January, May & September

CET & General Committees: March, July & November

The NIHR embraces diversity and equal opportunity. We are committed to ensuring our committees represent a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills, and welcome applications from under-represented groups.

If you have any questions about these opportunities, please contact Kathy Tier at

You will find advice on how to apply in the guidance document linked below:

Applications close on Friday 26th June 2020


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