Associate Principal Investigator Scheme Coordinator

University of Leeds

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This role will be based at the NIHR CRN Leeds or London offices, with scope for it to be undertaken in a hybrid manner. We are also open to discussing flexible working arrangements.

 Do you have exceptional communication and organisational skills with an ability to manage and coordinate the delivery of projects? Are you keen to work in a fast-paced, proactive and innovative environment?  Would you like to develop your skills and gain experience working with the researchers of the future, interacting with a range of stakeholders?

The Associate Principal Investigator (Associate PI) scheme aims to develop junior doctors, nurses and allied health professionals to become the Principal Investigators of the future and provides formal recognition of a trainee’s engagement in NIHR Portfolio research studies through the conferment of Associate Principal Investigator status endorsed by the NIHR and the medical Royal Colleges.

As the Associate PI scheme coordinator you will play a key role in the delivery and expansion of the Associate PI scheme within the Clinical Research Network Coordinating Centre. You will proactively develop and promote the Associate PI scheme with key stakeholders in the clinical research community.

 At the University of Leeds, we are committed to providing a culture of inclusion, respect and equity of opportunity that attracts, supports, and retains the best students and staff from all backgrounds. Whatever role we recruit for we are always striving to increase the diversity of our community, which each individual helps enrich and cultivate.  We particularly encourage applications from, but not limited to Black, Asian, people who belong to a minority ethnic community; people who identify as LGBT+; and disabled people.  Candidates will always be selected based on merit and ability. 

We have identified that disabled people and Black, Asian and ethnically diverse people are currently underrepresented in this role and particularly welcome applications. Candidates will always be selected based on merit and ability. 

Contact information

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: 

 Holly Speight, Associate Principal Investigator Scheme Manager

Tel: +447721647990

Email: [email protected]

The University of Leeds is committed to providing equal opportunities for all and offers a range of family friendly policies. The School of Medicine holds a Gold Athena Swan award.   We are committed to being an inclusive Medical School that values all staff, and we are happy to consider job share applications and requests for flexible working arrangements from our employees. 

Location:  Leeds or London
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Medicine & Health
School/Institute:  National Institute of Health and Care Research
Section:  Clinical Research Network Coordinating Centre
Category:  Administrative and Clerical Support
Grade 6

£28,762 to £34,308
p.a. pro rata
plus London Weighting of £4,776 p.a. where applicable
Working Time:  1 FTE
Post Type: 

Full Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (31 March 2024)
Release Date:  Friday 17 March 2023
Closing Date:  Friday 31 March 2023
Reference:  MHNCC1505
Downloads:  Candidate Brief

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