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NIHR - Speciality Research Lead - Critical Care

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£84,559 to £114,003 a year Per annum
Closing date
11 Jul 2022
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Could you be a leader in driving research to improve health services?

Would you like to help influence and inspire colleagues in developing Critical Care NIHR Portfolio research to help more patients?

Applications are now invited for an exciting opportunity to help lead Critical Care for the NIHR's Clinical Research Network (CRN) East of England.

Main duties of the job

This Specialty Research Lead post for Critical Care is remunerated at 0.5 sessions/week for 1 year (renewable).

As Specialty Research Lead you will be in a nationally prominent position within the NIHR Clinical Research Network (CRN) and within your specialty. You will provide leadership for delivery of the NIHR CRN's portfolio of studies and will work closely with a highly expert team of CRN managers, other senior clinical leaders within the organisation and will be supported by a team of administrators, information managers and others.

This is a great opportunity to find out about and join in with new research projects and collaborate with other departments taking a leadership role for research in the region.

This post offers the successful candidate an opportunity to influence the future development of research within Critical Care and to enable large numbers of patients to benefit both from the advantages of research participation and from the outputs of research studies. You will occupy a high profile role, develop research leadership skills and benefit from a range of high quality professional development opportunities.

This post is open to individuals with experience in Critical Care Research. The post will be held by the existing employing organisation and the successful candidate will be able to undertake this role from their existing location.

About us

The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) was launched in 2007 and is now the largest funder of research in the UK. Over the last 2 years, it has been instrumental in delivering Urgent Public Health research to find effective COVID-19 vaccines and treatments.

The NIHR CRN East of England is one of 15 NIHR local Clinical Research Networks (LCRNs) that drive clinical research delivery across the locality and is now playing a key regional role in managing the recovery of clinical research across all specialties as the UK pandemic evolves.

Job description
Job responsibilities

The full detail of the role of a Specialty Research Lead can be found in the attached job description and guidance document. If you are interested in this post and would like an informal discussion ahead of a formal application please contact one of the following:

Sally Hurford, Research Delivery Manager

Person Specification
Key Duties

  • Leadership Experience and skills as per J/D

BMJRef: BMJ-80277/234-MS1776


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