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National Clinical Champion Appointments

National Clinical Champion Appointments

14th January 2016

As part of the restructuring of the NHS Research Scotland Network, the Chief Scientist Office is looking to appoint National Clinical Champions / Research Network Leads for the following

Scottish Children's Research Network

Scottish Diabetes Research Network

Scottish Stroke Research Network

The remit of these roles is to ensure the effective delivery of research projects in the network portfolio, including increasing the number of patients enrolled into trials. The post holder will be expected to work with the network staff, established groups, individual clinicians, NRS Research & Development Directors and lay representatives to promote, deliver and develop research activity in the area.

The post holder will be a Medical Consultant resident and working in Scotland, and must be able to demonstrate a proven track record in clinical research activity within the topic area.

Hours: 0.2FTE/ 2PAs per week

Salary: Pro-rata within the post holder’s pay scale

Length : 3 years in the first instance, with the possibility to extend

Applications, comprising a CV and cover letter should be submitted to by the closing date of 5pm on Friday 26th February 2016. Interviews will take place in St Andrew’s House, Edinburgh, in the early part of April 2016.

Please contact (tel. 0131 244 8494)  if you would like to discuss further prior to application.

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