07/06/19

Director of informatics research – open for applications until 21 June 2019

Contract: Secondment
Hours: one day per week, for three years (subject to satisfactory appraisal)
Location: Southmead, Bristol

Do you have the skills, passion and experience to drive the development of epidemiological and big data research within The Renal Association?

The Renal Association (RA) is a dynamic charity and the leading professional body for the UK kidney community. It has over 1000 members who deliver clinical care for people with kidney diseases, kidney research or related fields. It comprises two arms within one entity. The highly recognised UK Renal Registry (UKRR) which collates outcomes from UK kidney units and publishes an annual report which guides service delivery and is a valuable source of research data, contributing to improving the quality of patient outcomes and experience. The professional arm, which supports lobbying in kidney matters, high quality clinical care, education and research, aims to support kidney doctors, patients and allied healthcare workers. This combination provides an ideal opportunity to deliver research on epidemiology and “big data”.

Is this role for you?
We are seeking a highly qualified leader in informatics research with strong statistical methodology and the vision to develop and advance the research strategy and delivery within the RA. If you have sound experience in competing for grant funding, project delivery and team leadership, we want to hear from you.

You will drive the development of epidemiological and big data research within the RA, ensuring coordination and collaboration, cultivating valuable informatics research links and supporting the development of trainees and renal scientists.

How to apply
To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to jennifer.barwell@renalregistry.nhs.uk.
Please outline your relevant experience and skills, highlighting your suitability for this vacancy against the requirements outlined in the job description, which is available below.

The closing date for applications is close of business on Friday 21st June 2019.

Full job description and person specification here.