NIHR | Manchester Biomedical Research Centre

Short research placements available for nurses, midwives, pharmacists and allied health professionals – closes 3rd May

The NIHR Manchester Biomedical Research Centre, in collaboration with the NIHR Manchester Clinical Research Facility (CRF) and supported by Health Innovation Manchester is investing in the next generation of NHS researchers and want you to be part of it!

What is this opportunity?

The NIHR Manchester BRC, working in partnership with Health Innovation Manchester, is offering you the chance to experience what research is like through short, flexible 4-6 week taster placements; and also offering employers backfill funding to release you from work for the duration.

You will have the opportunity to:

  • Kick start a career or further study in a clinical research environment
  • Work closely with clinical academics in delivering a short research project
  • Learn more about how research is conducted within the NHS

Am I suitable?

  • The placements have been designed for nurses, midwives, pharmacists and all allied healthcare professionals including (but not limited to) physiotherapists, audiologists and dieticians
  • You should not be part of a Scientist Training Programme (STP) or other similar schemes, nor studying a PhD or other research based courses
  • Placements must begin before 31st March 2020
  • No previous research experience is required
  • Priority is given to people currently employed by an NHS Trust in Greater Manchester
  • Ideal for those wanting to learn how research can support the NHS to improve patient outcomes
Download the placement brochure and application form (opens in new window)

All applications must be submitted by the deadline of 3rd May 2019.

Please get in touch by emailing brcplacements@manchester.ac.uk if you have any other questions and follow #BRCplacements for further updates.