Vacancy for Associate Medical Director (Healthy Ageing)

Vacancy Title: Associate Medical Director (Healthy Ageing)

Organisation: Northern Health Science Alliance (the NHSA)

Vacancy Reference: 19_NHSA_AMD(HA)

Closing Date: 17.00 on Tuesday 31st December 2019

Location and Base: Agile in the North of England with some regional and national travel, and occasional international travel

Salary: (to include basic salary plus any awards or equivalent): £400 gross per session

Contract: 4 sessions per month required, fixed term for three years

Interview Date: Interviews are expected to take place within week commencing 13th January 2020


About Us

Now counting 24 constituent members, Northern Health Science Alliance Ltd (the NHSA), is a company limited by guarantee hosted by Newcastle University, and was established in 2012 as a front door to the North of England’s health research system, working towards building a healthier and wealthier region. As a partnership and company established by leading universities, NHS Hospital Trusts and Academic Health Science Networks across the North of England’s 16m population, the NHSA provides a portal to its internationally recognised health science excellence.

In 2019, the NHSA in collaboration with our sister health and life sciences cluster, MedCity, has been awarded £4.5m over three years by Research England to foster economic growth and help speed up the development of health innovations to the public.

About You

With a unique blend of external and internal facing duties, this role represents an exciting opportunity to contribute to building upon the existent traction of the NHSA in a core area of our activity – healthy ageing. As an experienced clinician, the successful applicant will work with our existing healthy ageing network and have an understanding of the different sectors the Alliance serves, with a focus of maintaining relationships with our constituent member institutions and organisations across the Northern region and championing their collective expertise on domestic and international stages.

For an informal and confidential discussion, please email our Deputy Chief Executive to schedule a call.

To apply, please submit your CV along with a ‘cover letter’ word document demonstrating that you understand the Job Description and outlining how you meet the Person Specification via email with a clear subject heading of “Job Reference 19_NHSA_AMD(HA)” to by no later than 17.00 on Tuesday 31st December 2019.

Applicants who have been successfully shortlisted for interview will be informed by email by 17.00 on Monday 6th January 2020.

View the Role Descriptor, Job Description and Person Spec here.

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