We are looking for an enthusiastic person to join our team as Research Lead, to deliver our research funding programme. MND Scotland is committed to funding research into motor neuron disease because we think it is about time there was a cure. Our research funding schemes support researcher across the UK and encompass a range of approaches including fundamental neuroscience, social science and clinical trials. Reporting to the Director of Research, your role is to lead on the delivery and management of our research funding schemes, research-related events and communications. You will also work with the Involvement Lead to integrate the perspective of people affected by MND across our research funding activities.
Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities
This role underpins the commitment by MND Scotland to supporting research into motor neuron disease with the aim of improving quality of life for people affected by MND, improving standards of care and, ultimately, finding a cure. Reporting to the Director of Research, you will be responsible for:
You will have opportunities to develop and shape:
You will also act as an ambassador for the charity, gathering insight and identifying opportunities for collaboration and engagement with like-minded organisations
For more information, download our full job description and person specification
The closing date for applications is Wednesday 30 November 2022.
Interviews will take place week commencing 12 December 2022.