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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.

Executive Assistant

The NIHR is seeking to appoint an Executive Assistant to the Director of GMG.

Senior/experienced representatives from Local Authorities and public bodies (Ref - PHRPC/20/01)

The Public Health Research (PHR) programme is seeking to appoint members to the Prioritisation Committee.

This opportunity is for current Local Authority and public health body employees working at a senior level and/or with a breadth of experience within the sector. We encourage applications from all four countries of the UK.

The PHR programme funds approximately £13m of Public Health research every year. It is keen to fund research that is of importance and relevance to Public Health practice.

The role of the Prioritisation Committee is to advise the Programme Director on the identification and prioritisation of a broad range of public health research topics, the prioritisation of research proposals and to help steer the development of the programme.

The term of office is 4 years starting from September 2020. Travel and expenses will be paid. The committee meets three times a year, usually in January, May and September, typically on Wednesdays.

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 this opportunity please contact Louise Higgs 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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