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Consultant Advisor - Consultant in Public Health Medicine


Location:  Southampton Science Park, Chilworth
Salary:   Medical Clinical Consultant Scale
Full Time, Permanent
Closing Date:  Tuesday 25 June 2019
Interview Date:   Friday 19 July 2019
Reference:  1146219VB

NIHR Evaluation, Trials and Studies Coordinating Centre (NETSCC) – Wessex Institute, Faculty of Medicine

Full Time (Applications for part time, job share or secondments will be considered)

The NIHR Evaluation, Trials and Studies Coordinating Centre (NETSCC) is part of the Wessex Institute, an enterprise unit in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Southampton. The Wessex Institute hosts four nationally important, internationally recognised units of which NETSCC is the largest contract held. It is located on the University of Southampton Science Park, Chilworth.

This Consultant Advisor post is a senior post with a high level of responsibility. The planned responsibilities of the post lie largely within the NIHR research programmes that NETSCC manages, providing clinical and public health medicine leadership to the identification, prioritisation and funding of important health and social care research questions, and supporting the delivery of funded studies. These responsibilities are likely to be focussed on health services research and social care research but with opportunities for working across all research programmes managed.

We are looking to appoint an experienced Consultant in Public Health Medicine with the necessary medical and public health medicine knowledge, skills and expertise. Applicants must be highly motivated and strongly committed to public health principles, who can be flexible and adaptable, who can work as part of a team and also able to work effectively under their own initiative.

The successful candidate will work extensively in collaboration with partners and stakeholders within and outside of the organisation. This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to NIHR Research Programmes.

For further information or an informal discussion about the post, please contact Dr Martin Ashton-Key, Scientific Director & Consultant in Public Health Medicine, on 02380 597346 (direct dial).

Application Procedure

You should submit your completed online application form at  

Please submit details for 3 referees and include your CV with your application.

The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Ita Holmes (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 9002. Please quote reference 1146219VB on all correspondence.

Athena SWAN Silver Award holder: Medicine

The Faculty of Medicine holds an Athena SWAN Silver Award demonstrating commitment to equal opportunities and gender balance in the workplace. The Faculty recognises that applicants may seek flexible working patterns which will be considered as part of the recruitment process. For further information including key benefits designed to help maintain and support employees' well-being and work-life balance, please see our working with us website pages.

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We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.

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