[Job] RNID, Research Programme Manager, ??30-35k, clos 24 Jan 2011 #scicomm jobs

Previous jobs from RNID were:

* Editorial Manager (1yr), ??34k, clos 26 Nov 2010 

* PR Officer (Research, Policy & Gov), ??24k, clos 26 Nov 2010 

Senior PR Officer, ??30k, clos 23 Aug

Research & Policy Officer, ??24-29k, clos 5 Aug


There’s a goodly amount of science communication embedded within this post although I thought the phrasing used in the attached job description “Raising the profile and promoting public understanding of hearing research” and “Increase public understanding and support for hearing research” was a little unusual. Hopefully there’s a little bit more engagement than that 😉


See all sorts of cool things they’re doing here http://www.rnid.org.uk/howwehelp/research_and_technology/


Apply by application form, from the link below – you can also apply online but note that you need to do it in one go and can’t save and come back to it. From a usability point of view I’d have to classify this as a fail, but it’s sadly quite common.




Research Programme Manager HQ1729

  Salary ??30,000 – ??35,000 per annum 
Department / Directorate Biomedical Research 
Location London, EC1 
Closing Date 24/01/2011 5pm 

The position
RNID is the UK???s largest charity tackling hearing loss and making hearing matter. We are committed to accelerating the development of medical treatments to prevent hearing loss, restore hearing and silence tinnitus. We are doing this by funding world-class research projects, building research capacity by funding PhD studentships, and supporting translational research and working with industry to ensure research findings are developed into new treatments. You will join our Biomedical Research Group and lead our research grant programmes. Key responsibilities will include the evaluation of research proposals, monitoring of funded-projects and reporting on research outcomes. You will work closely with other departments to increase public understanding of and support for hearing research. 

Skills, Knowledge and Experience
You will need a science degree with excellent communication skills and a sound understanding of the medical research sector. But, above all, you must be able to demonstrate the drive and ability to make things happen. 
To apply For further details and an application pack, please call 020 7296 8075 (24 hour answerphone) or 020 7296 8197 (24 hour textphone) or email jobs //at// rnid.org.uk. Please quote reference HQ1729.

Alternatively, you can download the job description in Supporting Documents and the Application Pack on the right and either complete the Word application form and email it to jobs //at// rnid.org.uk or apply online by clicking the button below. If you choose to apply online, please be aware that you need to complete your application in one session, as you cannot save and return at a later date.

Please make sure you read the guidance notes and full job description before completing a job application. It is especially important to complete the Experience, Skills and Knowledge section of the application form fully.

Please note we do not accept CV???s alone as part of our recruitment process.  Please complete an application form.
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