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Vacancy: NRS Cardiovascular Clinical Lead

Vacancy: NRS Cardiovascular Clinical Lead

15th December 2020

The Chief Scientist Office is looking to appoint a clinical lead for NRS Cardiovascular

Hours: 0.2FTE/ 2PAs per week
Salary: pro-rata within the post holder’s pay scale
Length: three years in the first instance, with the possibility to extend

The remit of this role is to ensure the effective delivery of research projects in the NHS Research Scotland (NRS) Cardiovascular portfolio, including increasing the number of patients enrolled into trials. The post holder will be expected to work closely with the NRS Cardiovascular Network Manager together with established groups, individual clinicians, NRS Research & Development Directors and lay representatives to promote, deliver and develop Research, Development and Innovation (RD&I) activity in the area and with CSO on wider NRS strategic initiatives.

The post holder will be an established clinician resident and working in Scotland and must be able to demonstrate a proven track record in clinical research activity within one or more areas of Cardiovascular Disease.

Applications, comprising a succinct CV (3-page maximum) and cover letter should be submitted to David Hood, Policy Manager (NRS Funding and Excess Treatment Costs) by the closing date of 5pm on Friday 5 February 2021.

Interviews will be held remotely in late-February 2021.

Please contact Alan McNair, Senior Research Manager (Experimental and Translational Research, Precision Medicine, NRS Networks, Research Units, Charity Collaborations) if you would like to discuss further prior to application.

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