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Local Speciality Research Lead in Genetics - West of England

Vacancy details

Closing date: 08 December 2023

Time commitment: 0.5PAs per week or 0.05wte

Tenure: Until 30 September 2024

Employed by: Your current employing organisation with reimbursement of time and travel expenses enabled through the Clinical Research Network

Remuneration: Pro-rata based on existing salary with your current employer

Accountable to: Divisional Research Lead

Are you an innovative, creative, experienced healthcare professional working in genetics? Are you passionate about research and how we might support more to take place in genetics? Do you have ideas about how to engage and support colleagues to be more research active, with the aim to improve genetics research delivery?

We are excited to announce we are welcoming applications for a Local Specialty Research Lead (LSRL) in Genetics for the Clinical Research Network West of England (CRN WE). This important role will require a passion to support research, an excellent understanding of the challenges within this speciality, and to work collaboratively to overcome barriers.

The post holder will provide leadership for genetics research at a region wide level and promote engagement and subsequent delivery of research. With the Research Delivery Manager, the post holder will work with key stakeholders in order to understand what research activity is in development and provide appropriate advice to ensure the CRN WE is able to respond to and accommodate genetics studies feeding into the NIHR portfolio pipeline.

This is an excellent opportunity to help shape how the CRN WE supports genetics research and the growing number of research opportunities for this area.

For more information, please read the detailed Role Description (PDF, 728 KB) or Role Description (accessible document).

If you have any questions please do contact either Hannah Williams or Dr Caoimhe Fahy.

In order to apply please send your CV and a cover letter explaining why you would be a good match for the role by midnight on Friday 8 December 2023.