Based at Ninewells, one of Europe’s largest teaching hospitals, the School of Medicine provides outstanding medical education and training for the doctors of tomorrow. Ranked as number 1 in Scotland and number 4 in the UK (Guardian University Guide 2018) it consistently ranks highly for graduate preparedness for practice.
We are recruiting for an exceptional individual to join us as a Manager of the NRS Primary Care Network.
The post holder will be the manager of the NRS Primary Care Network which is a Chief Scientist Office (CSO) funded initiative to improve the quality and quantity of primary care research conducted across Scotland. The network is centrally coordinated from the University of Dundee and operates from five regional nodes with staff based in Aberdeen, Dundee, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Inverness. The post holder will lead, manage and develop the NRS primary Care Network, its staff and its budget and ensure that national targets including recruitment of patients and professionals to studies are achieved.
This is a high profile leadership role with Scottish and UK-wide responsibilities. The post holder will develop and maintain effective working links between CSO, NHS Research Scotland and senior academics in Scottish Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) undertaking primary care research, including the four academic primary care departments in Aberdeen, Dundee, Edinburgh and Glasgow. They will also develop and maintain links with managers in the English, Northern Ireland and Welsh Primary Care Research Networks and with leaders of other parts of the NIHR Clinical Research Network. The manager will share responsibility with the clinical lead in representing the Primary Care Network in international fora.
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