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Director of Research

Your skills, experience and passion could be our strength – become our Director of Research and help us create a life unlimited for people with cystic fibrosis.

Salary: circa £75,000

The Cystic Fibrosis Trust is the only UK-wide charity making a daily difference to the lives of people with cystic fibrosis (CF), and those who care for them. We invest in cutting-edge research, promote great care and wellbeing, offer support for everyone affected by CF, and campaign hard on the issues that matter. We are a modern, forward looking charity, committed to a step change in the impact we make for the people we support.

We are now looking for an inspirational thinker and leader to be our new Director of Research. You will have the knowledge and experience to drive and deliver a strategy to bring about top class research leading to medical breakthroughs for cystic fibrosis.

Working with the rest of the Senior Leadership Team you will shape the strategic direction of the Trust, ensuring that direction is built on cutting edge research.

Although we are based in London, our community is spread across the UK, and we are keen to ensure that we recruit the best possible individual for this role. With teleconferencing facilities enabling people with cystic fibrosis across the UK to contribute to the Trust’s work applicants are encouraged regardless of geographical location.

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If you feel you have the background and knowledge to create a life unlimited for people with CF through this role, please download the candidate information pack which includes the role description and details of how to apply.

Application closing date: 5pm, Monday 19 November 2018

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