NIHR Research Delivery Network National Specialty Lead (Secondment)

University of Leeds
February 25, 2024
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NIHR Research Delivery Network National Specialty Lead (Secondment)

Do you want to work for an outstanding organisation at the forefront of Health and Care research delivery?

The University of Leeds has been chosen by the Department of Health and Social Care to lead the National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) Research Delivery Network (RDN). The NIHR RDN provides the infrastructure that allows high-quality clinical research to take place in health and care settings in England. This includes assisting researchers and funders to deliver their studies in health and care settings, and supporting the research community to maximise access to leading-edge approaches and innovation, through research participation, so that patients can benefit from new and better treatments and models of care.

We are seeking to appoint individuals with extensive experience of senior leadership within a health or care specialty to 30 National Specialty Lead part-time roles to act as high calibre ambassadors for the NIHR RDN and to provide senior leadership and strategic direction for matters of research delivery across the relevant specialty.

The roles are available in the following Specialties on a 0.1 Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) basis (more FTE may be available for several posts as detailed in the further particulars): Ageing; Anaesthesia, Perioperative Medicine and Pain Management; Cancer; Cardiovascular; Children; Critical Care; Dementia & Neurodegeneration; Dermatology; Diabetes, Metabolic & endocrine; Ear, Nose & Throat; Gastroenterology & Hepatology; Genetics; General Practice; Haematology; Imaging; Infection; Mental Health; Musculoskeletal & Orthopaedics; Neurology; Ophthalmology; Oral & Dental; Palliative Care; Public Health; Renal; Reproductive Health & Childbirth; Respiratory; Social Care; Stroke; Surgery; Trauma & Emergency Care.

These high-profile national roles will report into the RDN Strategic Development Director and form part of the RDN National Specialty and Setting Leadership team, and will proactively develop effective relationships with decision-makers in the public sector, charity and life science organisations (non-commercial, pharma, medtech, diagnostics and biotech) and other related external stakeholders to further the aims of the NIHR RDN. The posts will commence from April 2024.

To explore the post further or for any queries please contact [email protected]

Additional Information:

For more information on the NIHR Research Delivery Network see the NIHR website and the RDN microsite

Location: Other

Faculty/Service: Faculty of Medicine & Health School/Institute: National Institute of Health and Care Research Section: Clinical Research Network Coordinating Centre Category: Professional & Managerial Grade: N/A Post Type: Part Time Contract Type: Fixed Term (Secondment for 3 years from 01/04/24) Release Date: Friday 02 February 2024 Closing Date: Sunday 25 February 2024 Reference: MHNCC1547 Downloads: Candidate Brief

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