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Vacancy details

Closing date: 24 April 2020

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Health/Social Care Professionals and Research Academics (Ref – HSDR/20/01)

The Health Services and Delivery Research Programme is seeking to appoint members to its funding committees.

This opportunity is for Health and Social Care Professionals and Research Academics.

We would welcome applications from experts from a range of areas within both the health care and social care communities. In particular we would welcome applications from the following areas: commissioning/service management; social care, especially children’s services; dentistry/oral health; geriatric care; emergency medicine; and, pharmacy/medicines management.

Applicants should have previous experience at a senior level within their area of expertise and have a significant record of research and publication, or extensive senior management experience within the NHS or Social Care.

The HS&DR committees assess the importance of proposed research and its scientific merit for both the commissioned and researcher-led workstreams, including themed calls and evidence synthesis proposals, and makes funding recommendations.

The HS&DR programme embraces diversity and equal opportunity, in both our committee membership and in the research we fund. We are committed to ensuring our committees represent a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills, and encourage applications from individuals from under-represented groups. In addition, we welcome applications from experts with experience in researching under-represented communities.

The term of office will commence in late 2020/early 2021. Travel, accommodation and expenses will be paid. The committees meet three times a year, usually on a Wednesday and Thursday in central London, and each meeting will require a substantial amount of preparation.

If you have any questions about these opportunities, please contact Dr Suzy Hopper (HS&DR Senior Research Manager for Application and Funding) at hsdr@nihr.ac.uk or via 02380 587058.

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

Applications close on 4th April 2020