Welsh Government
Health and Care Research Wales specialty leads

Health and Care Research Wales specialty leads

16 July 2019

Health and Care Research Wales is recruiting specialty leads and applications are invited in the following specialty areas (commencing as soon as possible until end March 2022):

  • Ageing
  • Dementias and Neurodegeneration
  • Ear, Nose and Throat
  • Genetics
  • Health Services Research
  • Infection
  • Public Health

Specialty leads in Wales provide important strategic support as part of the Health and Care Research Wales Support and Delivery Service and map onto the 30 National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) therapeutic areas. They provide strong UK-level engagement for Wales in clinical research portfolio monitoring and research delivery.

As a Welsh specialty lead you will be an experienced and high-calibre clinical leader, able to command the respect of colleagues UK wide. You will understand the research needs and priorities of NHS Wales in your specialty area and champion the uptake of studies. You will have the skills to network effectively, enthusing NHS colleagues in Wales to engage effectively in research.

To apply please complete the application form.

For further background, a list of key tasks, a person specification and information on financial and other support, please see the Health and Care Research Wales specialty lead information pack.

For informal enquiries please contact Dr Nicola Williams, Director of Support & Delivery, Health and Care Research Wales before 3 August 2019

Closing date for application: 09:00 on 20 August 2019

Notification of outcome: End August 2019

Applicants should note they may be invited to an interview.