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National Clinical Leads

National Clinical Leads

13th October 2016

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




Respiratory Disease

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

Hours: 0.1FTE/ 1 PAs per week

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

Length : 3 years, with the possibility to extend

Applications, comprising a CV and cover letter should be submitted to Julie Simpson  by the closing date of 5pm on Friday 11th November 2016.

Interviews will be held in St Andrew’s House, Edinburgh in late 2016 / early 2017.

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

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