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NIHR Research Delivery Network National Setting Leads

University of Leeds - NIHR
Closing date
25 Feb 2024

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 setting to four National Setting Lead part-time roles on a 0.1 Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) basis 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 following Settings: Hospitals; Primary Care; Community-Based; Residential 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.

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