Research Fellow

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Birmingham, ENGLAND
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 06 Dec 2021


Pivotal to the UK and all developed nations is the healthcare challenge to improve therapeutics for the elderly, reducing the impact of age related comorbidities, affordably, with accelerated timelines.  The UKSPINE project sets out to improve health in old age, by accelerating the development of new and affordable therapies which overcome the generic processes driving ageing and age related diseases. 

The UKSPINE sets out to build a multi-lateral knowledge exchange network, concomitantly bringing together multi-disciplinary expertise from a range of HEIs, industry and the charitable sector, together with strong NHS partnerships focused on a common goal. 

The Birmingham Health Partners Centre for Regulatory Science and Innovation (CRSI) was established in 2020 to support the development and delivery of novel therapeutics and medical devices in the UK, through advanced regulatory standards and tools. 

We are seeking a research fellow to contribute to the creation of knowledge by undertaking a specified range of activities within related to UKSPINE focused on regulatory science and aligned with Birmingham Health Partners CRSI.  Specifically, to seek cross-sector input around key opportunities for regulatory innovation in clinical trials and novel products for geroscience and multi-morbid populations

Summary of Role

  • Work within UK SPINE regulatory science workstream and contribute to writing bids
  • Operate within area of specialism
  • Contribute to generating funding
  • Contribute to licensing or spin out deals with demonstrated commercial cusses (such as revenues, asset or company sales, IP generated) and/or public understanding of the discipline or similar.
  • Analyse and interpret research findings and results 
  • Contribute to generating funding 
  • Contribute to public understanding of the discipline or similar

Person Specification

  • First degree in area of specialism and normally, a higher degree relevant to research area or equivalent qualifications
  • Experience conducting systematic reviews and surveys, essential
  • Understanding of clinical trials field highly desirable. 
  • Qualitative research experience essential

Full personal spec and job description available on UOB job pages 

Informal enquires to Melanie Calvert 

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