Call for Applications for Paediatric Rheumatology Clinical Studies Group Co-Lead

Deadline: 5:00pm 01 February 2023

Versus Arthritis has over £100m invested in research. Founded in 2007, the Paediatric Rheumatology Clinical Studies Group works in partnership with the National Institute of Health Research’s (NIHR) clinical research network which includes researchers, allied health professionals and nurses specialising in paediatrics. It aims to make real headway in the fight against arthritis and other rheumatic diseases, in children and young people by strengthening research in the field, identifying areas for development, and providing expert advice to help researchers produce high quality research proposals.

We are seeking to appoint a senior clinical academic to Co-Lead the Versus Arthritis-NIHR Paediatric Rheumatology Clinical Studies Group to develop activities across clinical and applied research.

The Paediatric Rheumatology Clinical Studies group in parallel with our adult Research Advisory Groups have a UK-wide remit provide insight on key issues and opportunities to develop and influence research investment across discovery science, translational research, clinical research and applied research in disease management and health care services.

To apply please submit a summary one-page CV and covering statement (maximum of 1,000 words) to Glen Neal, Awards Governance Officer at g.neal@versusarthritis.org by 5:00pm 01 February. Shortlisted applicants will be invited to an interview to be held virtually on 27 or 28 February.